Kennedy Center Membership

This is your opportunity to play a starring role for the Kennedy Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Washington National Opera. Your Kennedy Center Membership will keep you connected to the most exciting and anticipated theatrical, musical, dance, opera, and performance events in Washington, with exclusive benefits that are truly outstanding, including Members-Only Ticket Priority, restaurant and gift shop discounts, and much more.

The benefits are our way of saying "thank you" for your support. All of our benefits are designed to truly enhance your Kennedy Center experience in ways that will be useful and meaningful to you.

As a Member, you can designate your contribution to support the Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, or all Kennedy Center programs (including the WNO and NSO). All Memberships are tax-deductible less the fair market value of the benefits. Memberships start at just $60, which is fully tax-deductible.

Your Gift at Work Everyday

Your Membership contribution sustains a spectacular array of artistic and public service programs that include education performances and activities that touch the lives of over 11 million people each year.

You Help Close the Gap

Exclusive Benefits
This is our way of saying "thank you" for your generous support. All of our benefits are designed to truly enhance your Kennedy Center experience in ways that will be useful and meaningful to you. A Kennedy Center Membership will keep you connected to the most exciting and anticipated theatrical, musical, dance, opera, and performance events in Washington with exclusive benefits that are truly outstanding, including Members-Only Ticket Priority, an exclusive subscription to the On the Aisle newsletter, and much more.

Join us and the benefits are yours! You'll enjoy these exclusive benefits and privileges as a Member of the Kennedy Center…

$60 Sustainer | $120 Contributor | $300 Donor | $600 Sponsor | Circles Level

$60 Sustainer Level (fully tax-deductible)

$120 Contributor Level ($80 tax-deductible)

All the benefits of a Sustainer plus…

$300 Donor Level ($172 tax-deductible)

All the benefits of a Contributor plus…

$600 Sponsor Level ($424 tax-deductible)

All the benefits of a Donor plus…

$1,200 and higher Circles Levels

Becoming a member at an elite Circles level will allow you access to the best tickets, private cast parties with the stars, invitations to high-profile events, like the Kennedy Center Honors, and special recognition opportunities throughout the year.

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Additional questions about Memberships?

Contact Member Services or call our Member Services phone number: (202) 416-8310 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.