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About Us

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.

Press Room

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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.


The Kimmel Center Inc. engages the region’s diverse communities in art through performance and education. Our cultural campus serves as an inclusive and preeminent place to enjoy exceptional experiences that reflect the spirit of the Philadelphia region. 

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 Merriam Theater.

Diversity Statement:
The diversity of our region is our strength and KCI is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive cultural campus that reflects our commitment to an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued onstage and off. 

Diversity and Inclusion Report