For art. For equity. For opportunity. Stand with Penumbra.
Drama that illuminates the African American experience. Fearless conversations around race. Training the next generation of activist-artists. Our work is more vital than ever. Stand with us to sustain the art you love and grow its impact.
STAND FOR TRANSFORMATIVE ART
At Penumbra, everyone can explore the American experience through the eyes of black Americans. Your support invites more people to experience the acclaimed, award-winning art that invites participation and catalyses social change.
STAND FOR RACIAL EQUITY
Our race workshops offer a diverse array of organizations the opportunity to challenge bias and make progress on equity. Your support expands critical conversations around difficult topics to dismantle unjust systems and fashion a more hopeful future.
STAND FOR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
Through programs like Summer Institute, Penumbra is nurturing a new generation of activist-artists to become outspoken advocates for social change. Your support fosters their growth, creativity, and courage through an arts-driven experience that is unique in the country.
STAND WITH US
$50: Can give a week of healthy meals to one activist artist-in-training
$100: Can underwrite two tickets to a performance so that price is never a barrier to great art
$250: Can provide access for one person to attend every single event this season
$500: Can subsidize Summer Institute tuition costs for one teen
$750: Can support an artist-led workshop as part of our annual civic engagement campaign
$1,000: Can sponsor the writing and design of one study guide to accompany a production
$2,500: Can fund an overnight dormitory stay at the University of Minnesota to help Summer Institute students become better acquainted with college life
$5,000: Can help train facilitators and monologue artists in our racial equity work
$10,000: Can support the commissioning of a new play by an African American artist