On August 17th, 2019, Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, New York will open the exhibit, Women and Incarceration, featuring The Cloth Book, co-created by Maureen McNeil and Luz Minerva Muniz about Luz’s experience of solitary confinement in the mid-1960’s at the New York State Training School for Girls in Hudson, NY.
Join us at the farmers' market in Pontiac, Illinois for a "history harvest" looking back at the history of the Pontiac prison farm.
On Monday, August 6th, 2018, Prison Public Memory Project (PPMP) and Hudson Area Library are sponsoring a talk at the Library by Dr. Alexandra Cox, author of a new book, Trapped in A Vice: The Consequences of Confinement for Young People.
Remembering Punishment and Protection in Hudson, NY
A panel and pop-up exhibit by Prison Public Memory Project
In connection with the national symposium, Incarcerating Girls and Women: Research, Public Memory and Narratives sponsored by SUNY-Albany, Prison Public Memory Project will present a pop-up exhibit and a panel about the historic prison in Hudson, NY and the lives it affected.
Prison Public Memory Project and Davis Orton Gallery's summer event series closes this Thursday with a presentation about children and mass incarceration by Great Hudson Promise Neighborhood's Joan E. Hunt.
Prison Public Memory Project and Davis Orton Gallery’s summer event series continues this Thursday with a panel led by Hudson’s SBK Social Justice Center, focusing on juvenile justice in the Hudson community.
The Prison Public Memory Project and Davis Orton Gallery continue their summer program series next Thursday with a screening of Yes, In My Backyard, produced and directed by Tracy Huling, the founder and director of the Prison Public Memory Project.
The Prison Public Memory Project and Davis Orton Gallery kick off the summer's Thursday evening program series with this rich presentation by Peter Tenerowicz.
Artist Lily Hibberd will be presenting her practice as an interdisciplinary artist working with historical sites of institutionalization and incarceration outside the United States.
"Letters from some distant place"
A Mixed-Media Art Exhibition Featuring Work by Students from Hudson High School
“Letters from some distant place”, an exhibition featuring Hudson High School students’ creative responses to the history of the NYS Training School for Girls, opens Thursday, May 26th, 2016 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.
“A Night of Celebrating and Reflecting on Hudson’s Black History” through the voices of past and present members of the Shiloh Baptist Church
Author Kristi Gibson will discuss and answer questions from the audience about how images, stories and social policies toward street children shed light on both the lives of poor children and a rapidly changing society.
This Pop-Up invites the community to explore the lives of some of the residents at the Girls Training School during the 1920s and 1930s. Participants can interact with historical artifacts such as photographs, letters, and institutional records on three tables in a hands-on museum-like setting.
This Pop-Up invites the community to explore the work and daily life of the residents at the Girls Training School during the 1920s and the 1930s. Participants can interact with historical artifacts such as photographs, letters, and institutional records on three tables in a hands-on museum-like setting.
This Pop-Up invites the community to explore the place of the Girls Training School during the 1920s and 1930s. Participants can interact with historical artifacts such as photographs, letters, and institutional records on three tables in a hands-on museum-like setting.
Emily Hainze, Public Humanities Fellow at Columbia University's The Heyman Center, speaks about her collaboration with the Prison Public Memory Project.
This workshop, led by collaborating scholars Tobi Jacobi and Laura Rogers, is a roundtable discussion and dialogue about how we read and interpret documents from a complex past and what these documents can tell us about the girls who lived at the Hudson Training School nearly a century ago.
Prison Public Memory Project summer intern Liesl Schnabel presents her research on the psychological treatment practices at the New York Training School for Girls between 1904-1925.
Marking Black History Month 2014, the Prison Public Memory Project and Staley B. Keith Social Justice Center are sponsoring community readings and dialogues in Hudson, NY in partnership with the Hudson Area Library and REV Coffeehouse.
This talk by Geoff Ward, author of The Black Child Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice and Associate Professor of Criminology, Law & Society at the University of California, will focus on the role of "black child savers" in the movement against Jim Crow juvenile justice in New York State.