As the Painted Bride enters our 51st year, we are embracing the challenge of bringing together another generation of artists, audiences and communities, in unexpected as well as more traditional spaces, to explore the human experience. Today, the Bride is leading a new movement that invests in bringing the work of artists beyond our walls, beyond our neighborhood, and out into the many communities of Philadelphia through dynamic partnerships. Moving beyond simple measures of diversity, our work addresses deeper issues of equity, inclusion and accessibility in all aspects of our culture. We know the arts can be a powerful tool to bring people together, create new connections, and promote a larger sense of belonging. We understand that you believe this also, and we hope that you will act on that belief with a monetary gift.