Muntu partners with schools, park districts, and other community centers to provide quality training in dance, music and visual arts. Our programs are available for ages five to fifty.
- Hands-on Residencies
- Professional Development for Teachers and Artists
- Ensemble Performances
In 1993, Muntu officially launched Arts for Community Empowerment (ACE) as its arts education program. ACE was created based on its belief that all children should have opportunities to participate actively in the arts, both in their schools and in their local and greater communities.
"I want to remember everything for my hole(sic) life!"
-9 year old ACE participant describing what he wanted to remember from his time with Muntu
"Taking Muntu dance for the second time, I learned more patience and discipline..."
-high school ACE participant
Support Muntu's ACE Programs
ACE provides rigorous arts training in African dance, music and folklore, while linking the arts to the academic curriculum. Many schools and community centers that want to expose young people to the art and culture of African and African American people lack the resources to bring Muntu to their facility. Muntu is committed to enhancing the creativity and confidence of our youth through dance, music and culture. We need your support to "fill the gap" between what it costs to provide high quality ACE programs and the financial resources available to schools and community organizations.
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