Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

About Us

Facilities and Rentals
Rental information, seating charts, advertising opportunities and more.

Resident Companies
Premier performing arts groups reside in the Kimmel Center and the Academy of Music.

Our Leadership
Kimmel Center, Inc. chairman, vice-chairmen, president, and board of directors.

Careers and Volunteers
Job listings and volunteer opportunities.

Our Story
Mission Statement and History

Building the Center
Construction photo gallery, timeline, building facts and more.

Important Links
Websites of affiliated organizations

Contact Us
Email link, mailing list form, phone numbers and staff listing.


Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, The Kimmel Centerís mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the University of the Arts Merriam Theater.