28th Annual Exhibition of Artists in Michigan Prisons

The 28th Annual Exhibition of Artists in Michigan Prisons (March 19 – April 2, 2024) showcases the hard work and talents of artists incarcerated in Michigan prisons.

The work is by men and women from all 25 state prisons in both the upper and the lower peninsulas: 24 men’s prisons and 1 women’s prison.

This year there are hundreds of works in two and three dimensions, including portraits, tattoo imagery, landscapes, fantasy, and wildlife as well as images about incarceration and visions that are entirely new.

The artwork you see at the exhibit is a testament to the resilience of artists and the life-giving power of art under the most difficult of circumstances–incarceration, isolation, and unimaginable loss. It is an important reminder of the connections that sustain us all, in the free world and behind the walls.

We invite you to enjoy the work and, if you like, make a purchase. All proceeds, minus necessary taxes and fees, go directly to the artists.

The exhibition opens March 19th:
5:00 PM Gallery/sales open
5:30 PM Reception & light refreshments
6:30 PM Celebration program begins
Free accessible shuttle service available on opening night
4:30 – 8:30 PM, running every half-hour
Loops to the exhibit from the Plymouth Rd. Park & Ride (3700 Plymouth Rd., right off of US-23)

Duderstadt Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel Blvd Ann Arbor, MI 48109

March 20th to April 1st, gallery hours for the exhibit are:
Sunday–Monday: 12:00 PM–6:00 PM
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 AM–7:00 PM

April 2nd gallery is open until 5:00 PM. Art Pick-Up begins at 5:00 PM

Presented with support from U-M Residential College and the Michigan Arts and Culture Council

The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts (LSA) greatly values inclusion and access for all. Live captioning will be available at all events surrounding the exhibition. We are pleased to provide additional reasonable accommodations to enable your full participation in this event. Please contact Sarah Unrath at pcapexhibits@umich or 734.615.5643 if you would like to request disability accommodations or have any questions or concerns. We ask that you provide advance notice to ensure sufficient time to meet requested accommodations.

More info: https://events.umich.edu/event/115481

28th Annual Exhibition of Artists in Michigan Prisons


March 19, 2024 – April 2, 2024    
5:00 pm


Connector Hall Duderstadt Center
2281 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

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