FACES of Incarceration: Playhouse Gallery Reception
Sat, Jul 22
Playhouse Gallery: Free
Ages 6 and up
Playhouse Gallery is sponsored by Madison Community Foundation and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts.
These portraits honor and humanize the people impacted by Wisconsin’s flawed criminal justice system. Artists of the Atwood Atelier and project creator Pat Dillon collaborate in these stories and portraits painted from life. Faces of Incarceration aims to contribute to current conversations about race, justice, and inequity.
At 8 PM on the Rotunda Stage, join a panel discussion with formerly incarcerated participants and criminal justice reform experts, and listen to poetry from prison. Presenters include: Judge Everett Mitchell (Circuit Court Judge), Jerome Dillard (EXPO), Caliph Muab’el (Focused Interruption Coalition), James Morgan (MOSES), Carmella Glenn (Just Bakery), Melissa Ludin (EXPO) and Rudy Bankston (MMSD/Edgewood College) and Adrian Molitor (poet).
- 6 PM – 9 PM: Reception with artists and models
- 8 PM: Poets and a panel discussion of experts in criminal justice reform