Social Impact

A quote from James A. Johnson about the goal of the Kennedy Center.

Our goal is: Every resident of the Washington area, and every visitor to Washington, D.C., will think of the Kennedy Center as the place they call their own to experience the performing arts again and again.

James A. Johnson

Culture Caucus

Culture Caucus is a group of 20-30 individuals and organizations, based in the DC area. They will be working with the Social Impact team to produce a variety of events, the majority of which are slated to occur at the REACH.

Millennium Stage

Millennium Stage embodies the Kennedy Center mission and vision, inviting audiences to celebrate our collective cultural heritage in an inclusive, accessible way. Millennium Stage, now in its 22nd season, explores countless artistic styles and inspires the community to engage in the performing arts. Welcoming local, national, and international artists, the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage is the only U.S. institution that presents a free performance, 365 days a year, streamed live on the internet.

A Millennium Stage performance at the Kennedy Center.

Upcoming Social Impact Events

Millennium Stage

Emilio Teubal Trio

Fri. Feb. 21, 2020

The Emilio Teubal Trio, led by the Latin Grammy winner Argentine Pianist and composer Emilio Teubal, have been captivating worldwide audiences with its unique approach to Contemporary Latin-American Music.

Moonshot Studio at the REACH

From dance and beat making to poetry and animation, the Moonshot Studio offers activities for people of all agest to explore their artistry and learn something new. Open Every Sunday and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Millennium Stage

Authors Jacob Tobia and Casey McQuiston in Conversation

Mon. Feb. 24, 2020 6 p.m.

Jacob Tobia, actor, producer and author of the national bestselling memoir Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story and Casey McQuiston, author of the novel, Red, White and Royal Blue, join Roswell Encina of the Library of Congress in a conversation about their creative lives and work. Book signings with both authors to follow.

Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Hall of States starting at approximately 5:00 p.m., up to two tickets per person.

Perform on Millennium Stage

Are you interested in performing on Millennium Stage, or do you have a program you’d like to recommend? In order to be considered, please submit any recent videos of live performance within the last two years, your website, Facebook page, or other pertinent information.