With exclusive ticketing privileges, discounts, rare events, and more, Kennedy Centre Membership is your home for the performing arts! It’s your pass to get behind-the-scenes access to the Kennedy Center
Memberships at the Kennedy Center start at $75 and are an integral part of the organization. Membership contributions fund our artistic and educational programs; in fact, everything from our stage performances to our educational activities across the country is only possible because of our members!
All Kennedy Center preprogram the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, Dance and Ballet programs Kennedy Center Education, and Social Impact programs benefit from Kennedy Centre Membership funds.
We are pleased to offer special benefits such as Kennedy Centre Membership-only Ticket Priority, exclusive events, discounts, and more. as a way of saying thank you for everything our members make possible.
It is completely tax-deductible
We are glad to offer Associate Kennedy Centre Membership the following perks as a thank you for your kind support:
Access to Digital Stage+, a special streaming site for donors that features new and never-before-seen content
Priority Ticketing for Members on Ticket Orders and Subscription Packages*
10% off at the Roof Terrace Restaurant, the KC Café, and the Kennedy Center Gift Shops
Exclusive access to our members-only newsletter, On the Aisle
Audience education and engagement programming at a reduced price
Restaurant discounts in the Washington, D.C., area
Receive Kennedy Center news and exclusive deals.
Contributor Membership Is for People Who Want To Help Others.
tax deduction of $120
All the perks of an Associate Member, plus:
1.Access to the Concert Hall, Opera House, and Eisenhower Theatre’s Members-Only Lounges. The lounges are now open for performances on Thursday through Saturday.
2.Four digital coupons for a $2 parking discount
3.An invitation to a “Curtain Up” theatre event for you and a guest
4.Invitation to an NSO Working Rehearsal for you and a guest
Membership As a Partner
222$ is a tax-deductible amount.
All the perks of a Contributor Member, plus:
You and a friend are invited to a “Meet the Conductor” event.
For you and a companion, visit the Washington National Opera Costume Studio.
You and a friend are invited to a Ballet Working Rehearsal.
You and a friend will get a second invitation to an NSO Working Rehearsal.
Membership As a Sponsor
All the perks of a Partner Member, plus:
Service fees for Kennedy Center concerts will be reduced (some exclusions may apply). Eligibility to use the Preferred Access Ticket Line to purchase tickets. For you and a guest, an invitation to a Backstage Experience at one of our theatres. The final invitation is to an NSO Working Rehearsal for you and a guest. You and a guest will be invited to the President’s Annual Meeting.
You will have access to the Priority Waitlist, which will allow you to request up to two Kennedy Center Honors tickets (as available).
There is reserved seating available in WNO’s Opera in the Outfield®.
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All of the benefits of a Sponsor Member, plus:
An invitation to purchase tickets to the Kennedy Center’s Fourth of July Celebration, Fireworks on the Fourth
Voucher for a collectible Kennedy Center souvenir cup that can be redeemed (available with beverage purchase)
Invitations to purchase event passes to major Special Events at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on a first-come, first-served basis.
A The fourth invitation for you and a guest to an NSO Working Rehearsal
Membership In The Patron Circle
Taxes are deductible for $1711.
Access to the Circles Lounges, which provide complimentary appetisers and full bar service, in the Concert Hall, Opera House, and Eisenhower Theatre.
In the performance listings, you’ll find a list of all Kennedy Center performances.
For you and a guest, an invitation to a Circles Cast Party with noteworthy guest performers.
Circles Concierge can reserve you a table on the Roof Terrace Restaurant’s first-come, first-served basis.
In the Washington, D.C., region, there are additional special prices and discounts at hotels and restaurants.
You and a guest will be invited to a WNO Dress Rehearsal.
Prior to performances, attendance at NSO and Ballet Prelude Plus seminars (with purchase of performance tickets)
The following are additional perks of becoming a member of the NSO Patron Circle at the Kennedy Center:
A CD recording of the NSO’s annual concert that is only accessible to NSO members.
• An invitation to all WNO Dress Rehearsals for you and a guest (5 per year)
• An invitation to one WNO Backstage Tour for you and a guest
Kennedy Centre Membership In the Golden Circle
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All of the privileges of the Patron Circle, plus
1. You and a friend will be invited to a second WNO Dress Rehearsal.
2. Service fees for ticket purchases made through the Circles Concierge Service have been waived.
Members of the Kennedy Center Golden Circle also receive the following benefits:
4. An invitation to all Circles Cast Parties (four per year) for you and a guest
Circle additionally Golden members of the NSO receive the following benefits:
5. One complimentary Post-Concert Reception with guest artists and NSO musicians for you and a guest.
6. An invitation to a Behind the Baton event for you and a guest, which includes a backstage tour of the Concert Hall.
Kennedy Centre Membership Of The WNO Golden Circle Additionally Receives The Following Benefits:
• An invitation to all Director’s Dialogues for you and a friend, providing a rare glimpse into the Artistic team’s vision for mainstage productions
• Access to the VIP Ticket Service and the Academy Ballroom Donor Lounge at Opera Philadelphia
Become A Circles Member Today To Reap The Benefits!
You will not only receive additional exclusive privileges and benefits in recognition of your generous gift. But you will also have the satisfaction of knowing that your contribution supports the Center’s diverse Kennedy Centre Membership and educational work both locally and nationally.
Kennedy Centre Membership-only Ticket Priority, Restaurant and Gift Shop Kennedy Centre Promotional Codes and discounts, access to purchase Fireworks on the Fourth event passes, reduced service fees, access to the Kennedy Center Honors Priority Waitlist, use of the Preferred Access Ticket Line, and invitations to four NSO Working Rehearsals, a Ballet Working Rehearsal, and the President’s Annual Meeting will all be available to you as a Circles Kennedy Centre Membership, plus exciting new benefits.