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Member Saturday: The Future of Prison Museums | A Virtual Tour of Sing Sing

December 17, 2022, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Member Saturday: The Future of Prison Museums | A Virtual Tour of Sing Sing

Members only. Registration required. Virtual.

Sing Sing Correctional Facility is an active, maximum-security prison with a complex history spanning nearly 200 years. Now, plans for the prison’s future are taking shape, a future in which Sing Sing will be both an active prison and, in part, a museum. The Sing Sing Prison Museum and Center for Criminal Justice will one day occupy space both inside and outside prison grounds, illustrating that we are all responsible for bridging the divide in our knowledge of prison systems.

Join Executive Director of the future Sing Sing Prison Museum, Brent Glass, for an in-depth look at an emerging voice in the world of criminal justice reform and prison museums. Discover the complicated history of Sing Sing, the innovative plan to operate a museum in and around an active prison, and the museum’s mission to deliver new ways of understanding a fairer future.

This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. 

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