Minnesota Historical Society

Penumbra Theatre

For the past 40 years, Penumbra has ignited social change through art grounded in the African American experience. The exhbit Penumbra at 40, on view February 18 — July 30, 2017 at the Minnesota History Center, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the founding and history of the nation’s largest and preeminent African American theater. Original scripts, props, costumes and more document Penumbra’s epic journey and its unwavering commitment to artistic excellence and social justice.

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