Friday, October 28, 2016

Teacher Appreciation Initiative



FOR 2016-17 SEASON

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts – in partnership with The School District of Philadelphia and The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers – has announced a new Teacher Appreciation program. In celebration of the city’s most inspiring teachers, the organization will give away 1,000 free tickets throughout the season and has instated a special discount for educators of up to 35% for select performances.  Principals can nominate inspiring teachers by sending an email to and highlighting why the teachers are deserving. The following Kimmel resident companies are also participating in the program by offering free or discounted tickets: Opera Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Curtis Institute of Music and PHILADANCO. For more information on the Teachers Appreciation Program and how to get involved, visit

Another upcoming opportunity for educators on the Kimmel Center Campus is the Arts Education Fair taking place November 16th from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. This free event, hosted by the Kimmel Center, Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (Creative Philadelphia) and the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance will give educators the opportunity to network with representatives from the Kimmel Center Education Department and its resident companies as well as other local youth and school programs arts education opportunities. The event will feature prize packages, ticket giveaways and teaching demonstrations..To RSVP for the event or register a table,visit 

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