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Theology and Ministry Library Exhibits

Seeing the Man: Art From Behind Bars, A Vision of Restorative Justice and Healing

March 15, 2012


This exhibition, featuring artwork created by men imprisoned in American jails and penitentiaries, is a joint effort between the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Prison Ministry Initiative, Faith and Justice Committee, and Do-Right Ministries, a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the American justice system and promotes healing through art.

Presented during Lent, a Christian penitential season that encourages reflection on social justice issues such as the American prison system, the exhibit is co-sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry Student Forum, the  School of Theology and Ministry, the Boston College University Libraries, and the Episcopal Chaplaincy at Boston College.

About the Theology and Ministry Library Atrium Gallery

The atrium gallery in the lower level of the Theology and Ministry Library offers approximately 90 linear feet of space along three walls fitted with picture rail. Exhibits are sought which are consistent with the Jesuit mission of Boston College and, more specifically, with the mission and values of the School of Theology and Ministry. 

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