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Formerly Incarcerated for the Formerly Incarcerated

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join the museum for a behind the scenes exhibition tour and a conversation led by representatives from the community focusing on the myriad issues addressed in the exhibition as they pertain to formerly and currently incarcerated women in New Orleans.

  • 12 to 1pm - (In the Museum) Monica Ramirez-Montagut, director of Newcomb, and Laura Blereau, curator, will lead a tour of the exhibition with an emphasis on process, history, and design.

  • 1 to 2pm - (In Freeman Auditorium) Representatives from Operation Restoration, SWAP, Women with a Vision, and Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children will take part in an open conversation on the issues facing formerly incarcerated women in Louisiana and avenues for success in reentry.

  • 1 to 2pm - (In the Museum) Concurrent to the discussion, Tulane School of Social Work professor Nubian OmiSayade Sun will lead an engaging children’s reading circle for kids of all ages.

This event is free and open to all. Email or call 504.314.2406 with questions.

Earlier Event: February 2
Mass Incarceration and the Law
Later Event: February 16
Family Day at the Museum