About the Center
Since opening in 1971, the Kennedy Center has continued its efforts to fulfill his visionpresenting the greatest performers and performances from across America and around the world, nurturing new works and young artists, and serving the nation as a leader in arts education. More
The Kennedy Center is America's living memorial to President Kennedy. Learn about our past and take a virtual tour.
Take a virtual tour of The Kennedy Center complete with 360 degree views of our theaters, foyers, member lounges, & much more. New views are being added all the time and soon we'll have tours of our restaurants and the backstage areas of the theaters. Go to Tour.
Buy a wide selection of unique merchandise related to the performing arts, available online or at the Center. Go to Online Gift Shop.