"Alcatraz: The Last Day"
At the Hyatt Regency Lobby August 9th to October 27, 2013
"Alcatraz: The Last Day", a photographic exhibition by Leigh Wiener
On March 21, 1963, United States Penitentiary Alcatraz closed as a prison. Photographer Leigh Wiener, on assignment from Life Magazine, was at Alcatraz to document the historic event as the last prisoners left the Island.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the closing of Alcatraz Penitentiary, the National Park Service, the Estate of Leigh Wiener and Alcatraz Cruises present “Alcatraz: The Last Day”, photographs by Leigh Wiener.