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    Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

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    Where:
    2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
    When:
    • Friday May 6th 2016 at 10:00am to Monday December 31st 2018 at 6:00pm

    Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration is the next step in Eastern State Penitentiary’s continued focus on issues of contemporary corrections. It acts as a companion to The Big Graph, which compares the U.S. rate of incarceration to all other nations in the world and illustrates the racial breakdown of the U.S. prison population over time. Eastern State also hosts The Searchlight Series, a free monthly discussion series about crime, justice, and the American prison system.

     

    The exhibit is included with standard admission to the historic site. Regular daytime programs, including “The Voices of Eastern State” Audio Tour narrated by actor Steve Buscemi, guided Hands-On History tours, history exhibits, and artist installations, are also included in admission. Tickets are available online or at the door, subject to availability.

     

    Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

    TICKETS
    $10 - $14
    CONTACT
    (215) 236-3300

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