Opening of National Arts Centre Satellite Box Office, Welcome Centre and Donors’ Circle

The National Arts Centre (NAC) will officially open its Satellite Box Office, Welcome Centre and Donors’ Circle this Friday at 54 Elgin Street (at Queen). The new space will serve as an oasis for patrons, subscribers and donors from the construction taking place over the next 18 months across the street at the NAC. It will be a comfortable place to take care of ticketing needs, get a cup of coffee and find out the latest NAC news.

Media are invited to attend:

WHAT:           Ceremonial ribbon cutting and official opening of the NAC Satellite Box Office,  Welcome Centre and Donors’ Circle
WHEN:          Friday, March 4, 2016, at 11 a.m.
WHERE:        Ground Floor, Chambers Building, 54 Elgin Street (corner of Queen St.) Ottawa
WHO:             Peter Herrndorf, CEO National Arts Centre, Adrian Burns, Chair, National Arts Centre Board of Trustees, and a group of NAC subscribers and donors

DETAILS :       The new NAC Satellite Box Office, Welcome Centre and Donors Circle will be open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during renovations. Three free, short-term parking spots will be available on Queen Street in front of the new Welcome Centre. There are also nine additional designated parking spots reserved for Welcome Centre visitors on level 2 of the NAC parking garage (parking is free for 90 minutes when receipt is stamped at the Box Office). The NAC’s main Box Office will continue to be fully operational Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. to deal with patrons’ ticketing needs prior to and during performance times.



Rosemary Thompson
Director, Communications and Public Affairs
National Arts Centre
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Carl Martin
Senior Advisor, Communications
National Arts Centre
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