April 8, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Learning and Engagement

The NAC provides outstanding digital programming for arts learning. Whether you’re in the classroom or at home with your kids, the NAC can help you bring the performing arts alive.

  • Professional development

    To enhance learning in the classroom, teachers can participate in virtual open-level, skill-building workshops in Dance, Music, and Theatre led by the NAC’s professional teaching artists.

  • Watch

    Video masterclasses

    Learn from world-class musicians and dance artists with our series of masterclasses, featuring maestro Pinchas Zukerman and more!

  • Music Videos

    Rita Joe Song Project

    We asked the teachers and students in five communities across Canada to create a song based on what “I Lost My Talk” means to them and their community.

Learning video series

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Bring the performing arts into children’s lives

Your donations help the National Arts Centre reach more students, educators and communities across Canada. The National Youth and Education Trust is the NAC’s primary source of funding for initiatives that nurture and develop the creativity of children and youth, and support the educators and artists who challenge and encourage them.

The NAC Foundation would like to acknowledge the generous support from the Leacross Foundation, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Excellence in the Performing Arts, Grant and Alice Burton, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.