Museums and prisons

Museum Practice looks at the impact museum objects and the visual arts, as well as volunteering opportunities, can have on prisoners

Inside out: museums and prisons

What are the benefits of working with prisons and how can projects be evaluated?

Embarking on successful projects with prisons

Tips on how to design projects and build relationships with prisons and prisoners

Prisoners as volunteers

Three museums share their experiences of offering volunteering opportunities to prisoners

Museum objects and prisoners' wellbeing

The challenges of working with high-risk prisoners

The role of museum work in prisons

Claire Coia looks at how prison projects with public outcomes can help support rehabilitation, promote learning and provide cultural access

Your case studies

Case studies from Museum Practice readers working with prisons

Further resources

Organisations, articles and reports on working with prisoners

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