John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Local nameKennedy Center
LocationWashington D.C., United States

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., named in 1964 as a memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Opened on September 8, 1971, the performing arts center is a multi-dimensional facility: it produces a wide array of performances encompassing the genres of theater, dance, ballet, and orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, and folk music; offers multi-media performances for adults and children; and is a nexus of performing arts education.

In addition to the approximately 3,500 performances held annually for audiences totaling nearly two million, the center hosts touring productions and television and radio broadcasts that, collectively, are seen by 20 million more. The center presents music, dance and theater and supports artists in the creation of new work.

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Opening hours

Tours:
Mon - Fri: 10 am - 5 pm
Sat - Sun: 10 am - 1 pm

Box Office:
Mon - Sat: 10 am - 9 pm
Sun, holidays: noon - 9 pm

Admission

Tours are free and wheelchair accesible.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy_Center_for_the_Performing_Arts

Official website http://www.kennedy-center.org/

Twitter https://twitter.com/KenCen

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/KennedyCenter

Phone +1 800 444 1324

Address 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20566, USA

Coordinates 38°53'45.242" N -77°3'20.422" E

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