January 13, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

National Arts Center

Colour, Health, Hope

Lighting up the NAC’s Kipnes Lantern, Jacquie Comrie’s vibrant, visually powerful art installation was created as a tool for wellness and hope during a difficult time. Learn more

Discover upcoming livestreams

Watch and listen on demand

Stay home and BIG BANG! February 13-14

This year, the BIG BANG is coming to you! Mini concerts, online radio, interactive parties, podcast, playlists… The programming of this special edition is entirely FREE and available online so everyone can join in! 

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    National Creation Fund

    The NAC’s National Creation Fund has played a critical role in supporting Canadian artists and companies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about the Fund’s 13 exciting new projects.

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    Fridays at the Fourth

    NAC Popular Music and Variety's weekly emerging music series! Discover new artists making incredible music from across the country, and watch from the comfort of your home!

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    Winterlude Spotify Playlist

    Enjoy great Canadian music to warm up your winter. Discover new artists and enjoy old faves!