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Festivals & Series

Dance Sanctuaries

SELECT SATURDAYS AT 10:30 A.M.

Join us for free movement-based classes on select Saturdays in the REACH. Dancers are invited for three one-hour structured classes and an optional Open House Hour. Free, pre-registration is highly recommended. 

Celebrating The Duke

Duke Ellington changed how the world heard music. An outstanding musician, charismatic band leader, and prolific composer, the Washington, D.C. native was an innovator across an expansive and eclectic range of styles…from pop and theatrical to swing, fusion, and beyond.

Hip Hop &… Festival

Hip Hop & represents an annual season focus highlighting Hip Hop’s intersection with other genres, forms and disciplines. It is dedicated to celebrating the multi-hyphenate and the evolutionary and unexpected ways that Hip Hop impacts culture.

Renée Fleming VOICES

The Renée Fleming VOICES series explores the remarkable range and expression of the human voice through a diverse number of talented singers, composers, and other vocal artists.

Hip Hop Culture

The Hip Hop Culture program at the Kennedy Center recognizes Hip Hop's contributions to global culture and its power to build and transform communities through art and action. The Center aims to create a dynamic home for Hip Hop and celebrate its role as a catalyst for innovation, exploration and transformation.

Sound Health Network

Exploring the intersection of music and wellness while creating a platform for artists, researchers, neuroscientists, and music therapists to bring this fascinating work to a broader public.

Conflux

A conflux is the place where two flowing rivers meet and become one. ݮƵѰapp sits on a conflux where the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers meet. The Conflux program is a confluence of efforts where the Kennedy Center and a flagship national community partner – each with its distinct missions, values, and social impact objectives combine efforts. The result is a series of transformative programming that advances the field and maximizes our collective impact.