Friday Arts

Art and the Unexpected

Clip | 9m 15s

From the outside, Eastern State Penitentiary looks like the last place you would expect to find contemporary art. For over 15 years , however, this decommissioned prison in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, in addition to its historical and yearly Halloween haunted house duties, has hosted all manner of art and artists. And the art has often been about prisons, the justice system or incarcera

Aired: 04/10/14

Rating: NR

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Friday Arts is a local public television program presented by WHYY.