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What Your Gift Supports

What Your Gift Supports


Membership Makes it Possible

Your gift will assist our continued growth as the busy nucleus of performing arts in Philadelphia. Contributions go directly to the Kimmel Center Annual Fund which supports our mission to:

  • Support innovation and preserve history
    Kimmel Center, Inc., a non-profit organization that maintains the daily operations of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the newest home for the arts in Philadelphia, and the Academy of Music, Philadelphia's most celebrated and historic performing arts venue. 

  • Impact the next generation of artists and art enthusiasts
    Every year, thousands of students from the greater Philadelphia region and beyond attend performances at the Kimmel Center and the Academy of Music. Through our Merck Arts Education Center, the Kimmel Center offers unprecedented arts education programs for students of all ages by providing classroom, rehearsal and performance opportunities to all participating students completely free of charge. The next great actor, dancer, singer or musician chould be waiting right outside, but with your help, the power and beauty of the performing arts will open a world of possibilities. 

  • Enrich the cultural life of Philadelphia
    The Kimmel Center is home to some of Philadelphia's most beloved arts organizations, including the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra. Your gift will ensure that these organizations have a proper home to showcase their talent and enthrall our audiences.