The House of Correction Mural Project is an ongoing collaboration between The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department and several groups at MIT including Music and Theater Arts, The Borderline Mural Project, Arts@MIT, and the Education Justice Institute. The project was initiated and produced by teaching artist Peggy Rambach and Director of Women’s Programing Christina Ruccio at the South Bay House of Correction with the support of Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and superintendent Yolanda Smith. The January painting project was led by Sara Brown, Senior Lecturer at MIT Theater Arts. Organization and student engagement by Sam Magee the Manager of Student Programs for the Arts at MIT and Carole Cafferty Co-director of The Educational Justice Institute at MIT. Students from The MIT Borderline Mural Project participated in the painting and AR development for the mural.
Funding for this project was provided by the MIT Office of the Vice Chancellor and The Council for the Arts at MIT.