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Media Advisory: Art Exhibit Featuring Kansas Correctional Facilities Comes to Washburn’s Mulvane Art Museum

01/18/17 12:01 pm CST

WHAT: The photography exhibit “Faces of Change”, images that capture life inside Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) facilities, will be at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum from Jan. 18 – April 1.

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 18
           Exhibit Reception- 5:30
           Exhibit Presentation- 6:15

WHERE: Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum
            1700 SW Jewell Avenue
            Topeka, KS 66621

WHO: Washburn University president Dr. Jerry Farley, Photographer Nick Vedros, KDOC Secretary Joe Norwood, organizers of “Faces of Change”, students, faculty, staff, community members

VISUALS: “Faces of Change” exhibit, speakers

DETAILS: “Faces of Change” is part of a transformative program called Reaching Out from Within. The photography exhibit features black and white photographs of Kansas correctional facilities and of the offenders housed in them. The photographs in the exhibit were taken by Nick Vedros, a Kansas City photographer with over three decades of experience.

Reaching Out from Within is a prison rehabilitation program that supports learning and therapy programs in prisons so that inmates can make lasting changes to their behavior once they are released into the community.

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