HOOKS, YARNS, & BARS is an exhibit focused on Crochet 4 Community, a group of inmates within the Oregon State Correctional Institute (OSCI) who donate crocheted items to local community and global charitable causes.

The show highlights the group's crocheted items, other works of art, pictures within OSCI, and interviews in which inmates describe the positive impacts of Crochet 4 Community. 

The exhibit was produced by the Oregon Folklife Network in collaboration with the University of Oregon’s Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Folklore Program. The exhibit is a culmination of work from a team of staff, students, and faculty that have documented and are still performing research at OSCI.


This is an archived exhibit by Oregon Folklife Network