Winter 2016 Courses
Register now for winter PCAP courses: Theatre and Incarceration and PCAP Brazil Theatre Exchange.

PCAP Art Auction
Join us December 4 at the Duderstadt Center Gallery for a lively evening and amazing art.

A Great Day to be a Victor
Turn Giving Tuesday into Giving Blueday with a gift to support the 21st Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners.

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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