Inmates display art at Statehouse

Inmate art on display

TOPEKA, Kansas — More than 50 pieces of artwork by Kansas prison inmates are on display at the Kansas Statehouse.

The works will be exhibited for a week on the second floor of the Statehouse rotunda.

It’s the second show of inmate art there in the past year and a half.

A spokesman for the Kansas Department of Corrections says the first exhibition drew many positive comments on the quality. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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