Picture Projects

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Incorrigibles: Bearing Witness to the Incarcerated Girls of New York

We are excited to announce the opening of the exhibition;  Incorrigibles: Bearing Witness to the Incarcerated Girls of New York. This exhibition showcases the work of artists involved with the Incorrigibles project as well as the stories of women who were incarcerated at the New York State Training School for Girls. This exhibition features work by Read more

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Alison Cornyn: TED Talk- Rediscovering Wayward Girls

We are so excited to announce this TED Talk all about the Incorrigibles project. Picture Project’s director Alison Cornyn rediscovers wayward girls. Watch below:

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Incorrigibles Selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Recipient

Spurred from preliminary research in the Prison Public Memory Project, Incorrigibles is a transmedia project that tells the stories of ‘incorrigible’ girls in the United States over the last 100 years – beginning with New York State. Drawing on the personal narratives of young women in “the system”, the work investigates the history and present state Read more

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We had a successful community event which included a photo and story share session and a round table discussion. The event was co-presented with the Hudson Area Library, and WGXC community radio and supported by a grant from the NY Council for the Humanities. Installations were hung in several rooms of the house showing what life was Read more

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History, Art and Dialogue about Life in a Girls’ Prison, June 8th & 9th in Hudson, NY

Please join the Prison Public Memory Project and Historic Hudson for “IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK…” an exploration of life inside the New York State Training School for Girls (1904-1975) in Hudson, NY, part of Path Through History weekend, June 8th and 9th. Main events will include an art installation inside several rooms at the Dr. Read more

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