Sean Kelley

Sean Kelley has run all public programming at Eastern State Penitentiary since 1995, when he was hired as the organization’s first full-time employee.  He produced the site’s award-winning audio tour, now heard by more than a million visitors. He has curated more than 100 site-specific artist installations at the site, and curated the exhibit Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration which won the 2017 Overall Award for Excellence from the American Alliance of Museums.  Mr. Kelley visits active prisons and writes critically about museums and social justice. 

UF Museum Studies 

20th Anniversary

Museums Challenge

A Symposium for Transformative Practice

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Museums Challenge

Feb. 16-18,

2020