Unlocked 2 prison art exhibition

Prison art exhibition created by prisoners at HMP Leicester, HMP Stocken and other regional prisons as well as those serving community sentences

A spilt-site exhibition featuring an installation at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, individual pieces of artwork and a VR guided tour of a prison cell from HMP Leicester at Soft Touch Arts



The Unlocked 2 exhibition had to be closed early because of the COVID-19 lockdown, however there had already been many visitors.  If you weren’t able to get to the exhibition you can see the brochure below.  A video of the installation can be seen here and a virtual tour of the individual pieces of artwork here. You will need to register with the Artsteps programme.  Click on paintings in the exhibition and you will be able to hear audio from the exhibition installation.  The Unlocked programme is continuing during lockdown, you can see what’s happening here