Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Thursday, February 07
EXHIBIT OPENING: The Art of Restoration: The Mural Arts Program Inside and Out
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Center at the Thomas Eakins House
1727-29 Mt. Vernon Street
MAP invites you to the opening reception for The Art of Restoration: The Mural Arts Program Inside and Out , featuring art work created by the men in the MAP's program at the State Correctional Institute at Graterford, and exhibits of mural-making from the Philadelphia Prison System, the Youth Study Center and St. Gabriel's Hall. Proceeds will benefit the inmate-artists and the SCI Graterford Prison Welfare Fund. A small mural completed by the men and women of the Philadelphia Prison System will be on display in the gallery. Remarks by special guest speakers Superintendent David DiGuglielmo of SCI Graterford, and Dennis Sobin, co-founder of the Prisons Foundation of Washington DC.