Arts in Corrections resources

This page has links to research, Q & A case studies, articles and updates, international practice, and guidelines, media links and practical tools for anyone involved in using the arts to support prisoner rehabilitation and reintegration.


This page contains research, publications and links about the impact of the arts and creative expression as an effective tool supporting prisoner rehabilitation and reintegration. Read more

Q & A: Arts in Corrections insights

The Q & A insights on this page cover a range of topics and aim to support arts practitioners working in Corrections facilties to deliver arts programmes and projects. Read more

Resources: guidelines and practical tools

This page has guidelines and practical tools about Arts in Corrections projects and programmes. Read more

Information updates

This page has recent updates and items about what's happening in Arts in Corrections and New Zealand prisons. Read more

International links 

This page has links to organisations, blogs and articles about Arts in Corrections projects and programmes. Read more

Theatre in Corrections: a report on project outcomes

The Looking Glass Prison Theatre Project workshop"Doing this workshop helped me push myself. I feel a lot more confident to do things like this workshop,” wrote one of the participants in the Looking Glass Prison Theatre Project, held in the Drug Treatment Unit of Arohata Prison in March 2016. Jacqui Moyes, Arts in Corrections Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa facilitated and co-ordinated this project, along with Creativity in Corrections forums in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland.

You can read about the project and watch the video.

You can also download Jacqui's report on the project outcomes.  


This page lists a range of opportunities, including applications for funding, job vacancies, conferences, workshops, exhibition opportunities, promotional opportunities, competitions and artist residencies. Please email Iona if you would like your opportunity listed here. Read more





Chris Ulutupu: Chris is Arts in Corrections Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04 802 4349 E: Chris works Monday to Wednesday. More about Chris
Read: Chris' latest blog, Reflecting on the Arts in Corrections sector

Milly Hampton: Milly is Advisory Programme Assistant, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04802 4349 E: Milly works Monday to Thursday.  More about Milly

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