Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown with Prison Arts Collective: “Stitching the Gap”

Downtown at Sundown with Prison Arts Collective: “Stitching the Gap”.

For this installment of Downtown at Sundown, join the Prison Arts Collective (PAC) in creating a Healing Quilt, a collaborative art project. Participants will explore the relationship between creativity and rehabilitation in communities impacted by the criminal justice system.

We will explore the issues and ideas that make up the fact that the USA maintains the highest incarceration rate in the world and imagine solutions to heal the Prison Industrial Complex. This collaborative art project will represent solutions, thoughts, ideas, freedom, creativity and rehabilitation of the self and others. Does everyone have the right to express themselves creatively? Is creativity an essential aspect of freedom? What effect does creativity have on rehabilitation? If you were to draw something for the incarcerated, what would it be and why?

Activity will be from 6:15 – 7:15 P.M.

About:
Prison Arts Collective (PAC) works to bridge societal gaps in understanding others through art and believes that art is a human right. PAC facilitates weekly multidisciplinary arts programming on 15 yards in 10 state prisons with support from Arts in Corrections, a partnership between the California Arts Council and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

For more information about the exhibition or events, please contact Chantel Paul, Downtown Gallery Director at cpaul@sdsu.edu.

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Downtown at Sundown is in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCASD) on the third Thursday of every month from 5 to 8 p.m. Neighborhood dining and drinks include AAHARN and the Stone Brewing Company Store.
Check MCASD website for details about each month’s activities.

Free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Chantel Paul, Downtown Gallery Director at cpaul@sdsu.edu.

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Parking at the SDSU Downtown Gallery

One America Plaza

One America Plaza at 600 W. Broadway (ABM parking garage)
$5 flat rate when you enter after 5:00 pm and exit before Midnight.

*Garage main entrance closes at 7:00 p.m. After 7:00 p.m., enter through the lobby on W. Broadway to parking garage elevators.


MTS Trolley to the SDSU Downtown Gallery

From the east or SDSU campus

Take the Green Line towards 12th & Imperial. Exit the Green Line at the Santa Fe Depot. Cross Broadway at the corner of Kettner Boulevard to reach the Downtown Gallery entrance.

From the North or South

Exit the Green Line at the Santa Fe Depot. Cross Broadway at the corner of Kettner Boulevard to reach the Downtown Gallery entrance.

Exit the Blue Line at America Plaza. Cross Broadway at the corner of Kettner Boulevard to reach the Downtown Gallery entrance.


SDSU Downtown Gallery Information

*Exhibitions and events at the SDSU Downtown Gallery are free and open to the public.

SDSU Downtown Gallery
725 W. Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
(619)-501-6370

For more information, contact Chantel Paul, Downtown Gallery Director at cpaul@sdsu.edu.