Opening Reception for Prisons Today

6 May 2016
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia


The Big Graph, from the south. Photo by Nicole Fox, courtesy of Eastern State Penitentiary.

Eastern State Penitentiary holds an opening reception for Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration, an interactive exhibition that sheds light on the current state of incarceration in America. The exhibition will encourage audience reflection and dialogue around complex issues of crime and justice, while situating Eastern State's vast history within a contemporary context.

This event is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be provided.