How would you encapsulate the Kennedy Center experience in one word? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @kdimpslensball
“Where you wander among every culture and tongue It's chaotic, but hey, it's home...” Thank you for tuning in. Go follow @kennedycenter for more art, theater, and love from an ever growing, diverse, and beautiful community! ❤️🕌 • #Takeover #Tuesday #DC #KennedyCenter #Art #Love #Theater #Aladdin #Disney #Magic
You ain’t never had a friend like @majorattaway and you’re in luck! He will be here at the Kennedy Center till September 7th! Ready for an evening behind the scenes?! Come on down, Come on in let the Magic Begin!🧞♂️✨ • #Takeover #Tuesday #DC #KennedyCenter #Art #Love #Theater #Aladdin #Disney #Magic
Salaam and Good Morning to you worthy friends! Welcome to the Agrabah! My name is Zach Williams, I dance in the ensemble of Disney’s Aladdin, and today I will be taking over the Kennedy Center Instagram! Follow along as I show you a typical day on tour here in DC! 🔮❤️ • #Takeover #Tuesday #KennedyCenter #Art #Love #Theater #DC #Aladdin #Disney #Magic
Our staff brought our best dance moves to the REACH—now it's your turn! 💃🎶🕺 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Join us Sept. 21 for #NationalDanceDay 2019—part of the FREE #KenCenREACH opening festival. For free timed-entry passes & the full schedule of classes, performances, and workshops, visit bit.ly/KenCenREACH.
... what a wonderful day we had to kick of the beginning of the very first, #KennedyCenterDanceLab2019 . What amazing students and supportive parents. What more could you ask for? I’ll tell you... . The #KCDanceEd department and #VanessaThomas and #SherisaOie have been stellar in the building and guiding of a program and dance lab. . Stay tuned for more this week from Artistic Lead @hbdance . #KennedyCenterDanceLab #KCDanceEd #KCDL #HopeBoykinDance #HopeFullMoments
Tonight, at 6pm, the 26th season of the NSO Summer Music Institute will conclude with their final free orchestra performance in the Concert Hall, featuring works by Schumann, Strauss, and Brahms. ———————————————————————— #NSOSMI is a 4-week tuition-free program in partnership with the #NSOrch that mentors 15-20 year old instrumentalists in preparation for a 21st century orchestral career. 📸: Susie Shaffer
Look back on some of our favorite moments from the #NSOrch's incredible #Apollo50th celebration on Saturday. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
“ @mtilsonthomas goes far beyond keeping score: he has shaped American music and musical institutions for the 21st century.”—Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How would you describe Michael Tilson Thomas’s artistic legacy? #KCHonors
Via @july4thpbs: @johnstamos had some help during rehearsal tonight! Thanks, Billy! #July4thPBS ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tune in Thursday, July 4 at 8/7c on @pbs and Facebook Live as the #NSOrch joins an all-star cast for this cherished annual tradition. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Note: A Capitol Fourth remains unaffiliated with any other July 4th events around the country and in other locations in Washington, D.C.
#ArtsSummit memories from @lauraleegulledge: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ PHEW I finished my #artssummit comic for the @kennedycenter and here's a peek at another page! 😆 I will share the final lettered & colored pages once the comic is made public. But for now here's a peek at this fun yarn-inspired page design featuring @kanezaschaal @ryanoconn @nigelpoor Agnes Ugoji and interactive installation by @de_nichols!
Our annual Arts Integration Conference this week united teachers, principals, school district administrators, and partnering arts organization staff and teaching artists to explore the "how" of arts integration, providing strategies that can make arts integration a part of every teacher's approach. #AIC2019 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @jatiphoto for @kceddigitallearning
How do we use the arts to increase equity for our students and help them thrive? This is the essential question at the Turnaround Arts Summer Leadership Retreat and there are educators gathered in Virginia and communities across the country working daily to figure it out. Check out our story to learn more about @turnaroundartsnational! 📸 @shaughncooper #artsforchange
Hello, DC! My name is Madison Johnson ( @madisonaubrey) and I’m a member of the ensemble/Minnie Fay understudy on the first national tour of the Tony award winning revival of Hello, Dolly! I’m super excited to be taking over this account today so follow along for some behind the scenes info and photos of my sweet pup, Bruce 🙃 . . . . . #hellodolly #hellodollytour #hellodollyontour #hellodollybway #takeover #washingtondc #kennedycenter
Our friends at @brightestyoungthings stopped by our first FREE rooftop #KenCenHappyHour of the summer and took an early tour of the REACH expansion project. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Visit their site for the full scoop + photos, and join our next happy hour July 11 & the FREE #KenCenREACH Opening Festival September 7–22! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 by @nicholaskarlin of @karlinvillondophotography
#OnThisDay in 1982, Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released! 👽📞➡️🏠 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ August 2, the #NSOrch brings this cherished tale of a boy and his alien friend to @wolf_trap, where they'll perform John Williams's legendary score live-to-picture while the film plays on the Filene Center's huge HD screens! More at wolftrap.org/NSO.
In honor of @alistroker's historic win at last night's #TonyAwards, look back on her 2015 performance of "Be a Lion" from the @vsainternational's 25/40 Celebration on #MillenniumStage/@mstage365! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In her acceptance speech, Stroker said, "This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge."
Happy Pride. 🌈 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Find us at the 2019 @capitalpridedc Festival this Sunday, June 9th, from 12 to 7 p.m! We’ll be showing our pride with lots of free swag, ticket giveaways, and special discounts. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @dcorzo_photography
For the 75th Commemoration of D-Day, the Kennedy Center will dim its lights in remembrance of America’s fallen service members. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 via @jfklibrary (c. May, 1942): Lt.(jg) John F. Kennedy with Ensign Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., who would later fly at D-Day. #DDay75thAnniversary
Your moment of Wednesday zen from the #KenCenREACH. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @elmanstudio 🧘 @atticus_moon From last week's REACH preview event.
Absolutely glowing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @district_lit
The National Symphony Orchestra led by @gianandreanoseda offered a FREE community concert at @marysshrine—its first performance there in nearly 20 years. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Swipe 👈 to hear the Basilica's organ in action with a bit of Saint-Saëns's Organ Symphony! Thank you to everyone who joined us for this standing-room-only #NSOrch event. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @tsalazar
Thank you Kennedy Center for having us here reunited for Ballet Across America ❤️🌟💪💥 🙌 . Miami City Ballet and Dance Theater of Harlem dancers, after company class with MCB Artistic Director Lourdes Lopes! #miamicityballet #dancetheaterofharlem #balletacrossamerica #kennedycenter . . . MCB dancer instagram take over @thegustavoribeiro
From open rehearsals to deep conversations to outdoor yoga, today's event offered a glimpse of how the #KenCenREACH will help put YOU at the center of the arts. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We've also just announced the first of over 400 FREE events in store for the REACH Opening Festival! Explore the lineup so far & join us Sep. 7–22. Link in profile. ⬆️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @elmanstudio
"The high courage and the supreme sacrifice of Americans who gave their lives in battle have made it possible for our land to flourish under freedom and justice."—President John F. Kennedy ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 via @jfklibrary: President John F. Kennedy places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at @arlingtonnatl Cemetery, #MemorialDay 1963.