As one of the premier cultural institutions in the Greater Philadelphia Region, and internationally renowned for its stellar collection of ancient and traditional objects from around the world, the Penn Museum is an ideal partner for companies seeking to demonstrate their support of Philadelphia's cultural community in a meaningful and highly visible manner.
Learn about the ways your company can support the Penn Museum:
The Penn Museum continually offers an exciting schedule of changing exhibitions, public lectures, live performances and family-friendly events drawing approximately 200,000 visitors annually. Sponsoring one of these programs or events is a creative and cost-effective way for corporate neighbors to build brand recognition while also creating positive and memorable experiences for customers, employees, and the entire community.
Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available at various levels and offer a wide range of benefits. Ongoing sponsorship opportunities at the Penn Museum include:
- Special exhibitions that draw large and diverse crowds from the Greater Philadelphia Region and Northeast Corridor, as well as significant media attention;
- Free school trips to the Penn Museum, providing guided tours and International Classroom speaker presentations, for K– 12 students from financially challenged schools;
- Popular public events including World Culture Days, the P.M. @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Concert Series, 40 Winks with the Sphinx sleepover program, and changing annual lecture series—all created to celebrate and promote awareness of the world's rich cultures.
Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)
Businesses who support free access for students to the Penn Museum may qualify for a tax credit equal up to 90% of their contribution. Each year, the Penn Museum provides thousands of students in Philadelphia with free access to our world-renowned collection and educational resources.
The Penn Museum is an approved Educational Improvement Organization through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). This designation recognizes our learning programs as enhancing the curriculum of public schools.
The application and additional information on the program can be found on the Department of Community & Economic Development’s website.
The Penn Museum wishes to thank the following lead corporate supporters in 2017 and 2018.
Ciardi, Ciardi & Astin
Frederic W. Cook & Co
Mondrian Investment Partners
Additionally, the Penn Museum thanks the following corporate supporters: Adept Technologies, Ashland, Bank of America, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Cardinal Health, Eagle Eye Solutions, Exxon Mobil, Harkness Hall, Home Box Office, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Strata Company, and T. Rowe Price Group.