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Days of Truth and Reconciliation

In observance of Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we proudly present a collection of virtual and in-person offerings, highlighting the strength and resilience of Indigenous cultures. 

  • Focus Festival, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms September 13-21

    FOCUS: Clara, Robert, Johannes

    Hear Brahms and Schumann like never before. Alexander Shelley and NACO present a festival to open our new season and celebrate the conclusion of a multi-album, JUNO-nominated recording cycle.

  • The Journey Ahead: 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

    The Journey Ahead: 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

    The NAC recommits to working with artists and arts organizations from across this land to revitalize our sector, and to ensuring that equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, accessibility and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples guide our actions.

  • Community, beaded artwork by Jessica Hernandez

    Indigenous Cities: Montréal

    The stories here. Three new audio stories celebrate contemporary and traditional Indigenous perspectives on what it means to work, play and live in what is now known as Montréal.

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