Humanize the Numbers Exhibit, February 18 - April 8
An exhibition of collaborative photography, completed by a group of men incarcerated at Thumb Correctional Facility (Lapeer, MI) and students at the University of Michigan.

21st Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, March 23-April 6
This exhibit features artwork by 250+ artists incarcerated in Michigan Department of Corrections facilities.

Welcome to the Prison Creative Arts Project

The Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP) was founded in 1990 with the mission to collaborate with incarcerated adults, incarcerated youth, urban youth and the formerly incarcerated to strengthen our community through creative expression. Housed in the University of Michigan’s Residential College, faculty and students work with community members both inside and outside prisons to engage in workshops in theatre, dance, visual art, creative writing, slam poetry, and music. Annually, PCAP hosts one of the largest prisoner art exhibitions in the world and publishes a literary journal of writing by incarcerated authors. With arts programming and events year round, the organization serves as a creative hub for those with links to the criminal justice system, community volunteers, faculty, students, and university staff.

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