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At the Kravis Center, we’re committed to enriching the lives of students and educators in Palm Beach County and throughout South Florida by providing engaging and enlightening arts education programs. Whether you’re looking to enhance your classroom lessons, to expose your students to indelible cultural experiences or to discover ways to harness the power of the arts for teaching, our diverse array of programming delivers in a big way.

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The Educator Recognition Night on April 26, 2024 is now full. Please email education@kravis.org to join the waitlist.

A HEARTFELT THANK YOU GOES TO…

Allan and Linda Adelson
Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation
Helen S. and Merrill L. Bank Foundation
Steven and Deborah Barnes
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Ms. Jane Beasley
Big Time Restaurant Group
Rita and Charles Bronfman
Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation
Steven Caras
Caring Friends Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee
Nancy Chanin
The Chastain Charitable Foundation
Ricki Gail Conway / The Doris & Stanley Tananbaum Foundation
Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
MLDauray Arts Initiative in honor of Leonard and Sophie Davis
Lawrence J. and Florence A. DeGeorge Charitable Trust
Roger Dean Chevrolet
Disney
Hermine J. Drezner
Patricia and Edward Falkenberg
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Arts & Culture Fund of Community Foundation
        for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Edith Hall Friedheim/Eric Friedheim Foundation
Herbert and Elaine Gimelstob
Jerome and Dr. Barbara Golden
Marcie Gorman-Althof
William Randolph Hearst Foundation

Mr. Jim Huang Family
Rick and Rosemary Johnston
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
The JPB Foundation
Robert and Marjie Kargman
Irene and Jim Karp
Kids’ Dreams, Inc.
Leonard and Norma Klorfine Foundation
Cheryl Korth
Raymond and Bessie Kravis Foundation
George T. and Ruth C. Laboda Foundation
The Lupin Foundation
M&T Bank/Wilmington Trust
Maxine R. Marks
Cathleen McFarlane Foundation, Inc.
Mrs. Harriet L. Miller
Palm Beach Country Club Foundation
Nancy and Jay Parker
Gary and Katherine Parr
Michael and Margaret Picotte Foundation
Publix Super Markets Charities
RBC Wealth Management
School District of Palm Beach County
Suzanne G. Reis Arts Education Fund
J.M. Rubin Foundation
Janet Traeger Salz Charitable Trust, Co-Trustees William D. Robbins and Carlyn S. McCaffrey
Beth K. Schwartz
Donald and Linda Silpe
The Stiller Family Foundation
Bonnie and Tom Strauss
Truist Foundation
U.S. Bank Foundation

We offer our special thank you to the School Board of Palm Beach County and the leadership of our neighboring school districts. Your continued support and cooperation have opened doors for the area’s young people.

The Education and Community Outreach programs of the Kravis Center are made possible through the guidance of the Board of Directors and the following standing committees:

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

 

Penny Bank, Chair Paula Katz
Sherry Barrat, Ex Officio Norma Klorfine
Linda Adelson Dr. Martha Rodriquez
Eileen Berman Maxine R. Marks
Cleve Maloon Jane Lorber Morrow
Bill Bone Ronald Meshberg
Lourdes Fanjul Katherine Parr
Debra Elmore Eileen Weiler Judell
John D. Herrick Barbara Sidel
David Sarama William Robbins
Daniel Drennen Ari Rifkin
Bradley Hurston Beth Schwartz
Madeline Fink Hermine J. Drezner
Mary Klorfine Ellen Shapiro
Nita Glickberg Bonnie Strauss
Michelle Jacobs Robbi Toll
Rosemary Johnston Gail Cohen
Margaret May Damen Irwin Cohen

 

COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Bradley J. Hurston, Chair
Sherry Barrat, Ex Officio
Lee A. Hooks
John E. Jenkins
Cheryl Jones-Pouncey
Sonja Kelly
Orville Lawton, PhD.
Zenetta Miller
Allyson Dupree Smith
Andre Varona
Constance Ward
C’Jon Armstead

EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TEAM
Georgiana Young, Vice President of Programming & Marketing
Tracy C. Butler, Director of Education
Vanessa Young, Director of Community Outreach
Keena Gumbinner, Education Manager
Courtney Anello, Education Associate
Miranda Hawkins, Education Assistant
Melisa Allen, Education Administrator

EDUCATION BY THE NUMBERS

44,585 students attended 140 S*T*A*R Series performances of 26 productions.

1,093 teachers participated in the Professional Development events that were presented throughout the year. 

6,343 students attended 30 performances of 4 presentations through the Kravis-On-The-Road Series. 

50 students took part in the ArtScholars program, attending 5 performances and discussions with artists in conjunction with performances. 

100 students took part in the Kravis On Broadway Youth Initiative. 

A total of  2,117 patrons attended the various ArtSmart classes and lectures. 

5,668 students participated in 154 Student Arts Enrichment programs. 

$123,300 spent on S*T*A*R Series Field Trip Transportation.

 

Numbers displayed are from the 2022-2023 Season

For Educators