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SPHERE: Listening to the Earth

From September 22 to 25, join the NAC Orchestra for SPHERE, a four-day festival launching a year-long exploration of listening as humankind navigates the climate crisis and biodiversity loss on planet Earth. Learn more

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Listening to the Earth

This September, the NAC Orchestra brings you SPHERE, a four-day festival exploring climate change and listening to the Earth through orchestral and chamber concerts, visual and audio arts, talks and scientific installations. 

  • Days of Truth and Reconciliation

    Indigenous Theatre is proud to present a collection of virtual and in-person offerings for people of all ages to observe Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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    The Stage is Yours!

    Our engaging learning platform features student matinees, live performances, workshops, and a wide range of free resources and program information for schools, families, home learners, artists, and arts lovers.

  • September 25

    Celebrating Franco-Ontarian Day

    Nous sommes, nous serons… aujourd’hui pour demain. The work of Franco-Ontarian graffiti artist Mique Michelle shines bright on the Kipnes Lantern today. Read about her newest projects in our interview!

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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