Associated Press Highlights Mural Arts & Barnes Foundation Partnership

Feb 19, 2018 | Mural Arts Philadelphia

Dawan Williams

Instructor Dawan Williams talks about details of a birdhouse during a session of the “Restorative Justice” program at The Barnes Foundation Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 in Philadelphia. The Barnes Foundation and Mural Arts Philadelphia are collaborating on “Restorative Justice,” a program where current and former prison inmates will work on public art projects. They will create panels for a future mural, as well as a body of work that will be exhibited at the museum. Jacqueline Larma AP Photo

Mural Arts Philadelphia and the prestigious Barnes Foundation are collaborating on a series of projects with Mural Arts’ Restorative Justice program. The Associated Press highlighted one of the formerly incarcerated artists leading one of the projects, as well as some of the students and how they are benefiting from the program.

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