Trustman Art Gallery

Prisons, Factories, Schools

Photography by Michael Jacobson-Hardy

October 26 - December 6


Simmons University presents “Prisons, Factories, Schools”, Photography by Michael Jacobson-Hardy” Oct. 29-Dec. 6 at the Simmons University Trustman Art Gallery, fourth floor, Main Campus Building, 300 The Fenway. There will be a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 8, with a gallery talk at 5:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Jacobson-Hardy is a social documentary photographer whose work has consistently focused on social, class, and race issues in the U.S. “Prisons, Factories, Schools” is a selection of images from three of Jacobson-Hardy’s publications: Beyond the Razor Wire –Portrait of an American Prison System (1999) with a forward by Angela Davis, The Changing Landscape of Labor (1996) and Facing Education (1994). A Northampton, MA resident, Jacobson-Hardy is completing a new book, Beyond the Monument in Washington D.C., with a forward by Ralph Nadar.

“Prisons, Factories, Schools” is the first Boston solo exhibit of an artist who has been widely represented by exhibitions in other cities.


CoronaVirus Update: Due to ongoing health concerns the Trustman Art Gallery will be closed for the remainder of the semester.

Trustman Gallery hours are 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday. The gallery is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact Marcia Lomedico at 617-521-2268, find us on Facebook, and Instagram.