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The Center

Years of collective research, planning, and design have brought into focus the mission of the Kauffman Center.

We hope you will visit the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts soon. Our on-site box office will be open Monday through Friday. On performance evenings, the box office window will re-open for walk-up service ninety minutes prior to performance start time. Guests are welcome to visit the box office to purchase tickets during the hours listed below. To receive news and updates on the Kauffman Center, join our email list today!


Kauffman Center with Kansas City SkylineSummer Box Office Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Friday: 10 am – 3 pm
  • Closed Saturday & Sunday

For Performances, the box office opens 90 minutes prior to show time.

Please note, Brandmeyer Great Hall will be open to visitors on Fridays between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm. To visit the Kauffman Center on another day or to view the performance halls, please book a public tour.

Tours can be reserved in advance for individuals or groups. For additional information on our tour program, please click here.


Photography Policy

The Kauffman Center welcomes photographers on-site by appointment (subject to availability). Please review and complete the pdf form and submit via email to .

Please note: All requests must be submitted at least two weeks prior to proposed photography dates. Photography requests will be subject to certain fees and restrictions.

Download Request Form (PDF)


Lost and Found

Lost and found items will be held at the security desk located near the north main entry. Kauffman Center Security will make every effort to identify and contact the owners of lost items. Items unclaimed after 90 days will be donated to a local charitable group. Cash left over 90 days will be treated as a donation to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

To inquire about a lost item, please contact Kauffman Center Security at (816) 994-7244.