April 8, 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

Support for a Safe Re-Opening of Canadian Performing Arts Sector

A guide to assist Canadian performing arts centres and venues as we navigate the path to re-opening.

  • digital series


    Experience exceptional, full-length Canadian and international dance content from the comfort of your own home.

  • livestream

    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!

  • workshop series


    A free music workshop series for youth curated by Manitoba singer-songwriter Ila Barker. Participants and artists are invited to share their own music, stories, and music biz tips in a fun and safe creative forum.

Home of the NAC Orchestra

Music is a universal language that gives voice to humanity past and present and through which we celebrate diversity, inclusivity, excellence and collaboration. Explore the orchestra