Beyond Guilt

Beyond Guilt

When is justice served?

August 18 – November 27, 2022

Beyond Guilt is a compelling visual experience that tells the powerful and redemptive stories of those impacted by over-sentencing and over-punishment. In their stories—captured in a collection of candid photographs taken by local Cincinnati artist and activist Harriet Kaufman; six short films by students at Northern Kentucky University; and a curatorial research team from The Ohio State University—we learn about the human consequences of second chances and the ethical necessity to see and treat people beyond their guilt.

The exhibition is a collaboration with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the Ohio Justice & Policy Center’s Beyond Guilt project – a state-wide advocacy project that serves incarcerated people who have been over-sentenced and demonstrate the ability to be safely released from prison.

Learn more about the Beyond Guilt project at


Education hallway, third floor
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202


Included with general admission.
Free for Members and on Fifth Third Community Days.

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