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Homegrown Country: Celebrating Canadian Country Music

Location: Level 5, National Bank Special Exhibition Gallery

Dates: Runs from June 28, 2019 to January 6, 2020

To commemorate the Canadian Country Music Awards' return to Calgary, the National Music Centre is launching a six-month special exhibition profiling some of Canada's biggest country artists, industry builders, and new faces. 

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Speak Up!

Location: Level 3, Speak Up

Dates: Opens June 14, 2019

With the support of TD, the Speak Up! exhibition will showcase Indigenous artists who have, or are, making a social impact on a local, regional, or national level—motivating a new generation to take action and offering a better understanding of where they come from.

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Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Bass Exhibit

Location: Level 5, Cloud Lounge

Dates: Runs May 26, 2019 to January 2, 2020

Following the Geddy Lee Bass Exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Studio Bell is hosting the first Canadian exhibit of the artist’s bass guitars, with 26 instruments curated by Geddy Lee himself.

Milestones: Corey Hart

Location: Level 5, Milestones Gallery

Dates: Runs from March 22, 2019 until October 2019.

A new temporary exhibition at Studio Bell in partnership with The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), honouring 2019 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Corey Hart.

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The Radio Lounge

Location: Drop-in Zone

Dates: Runs until the summer of 2020

The Radio Lounge is a new interactive exhibition in partnership with iHeartRadio Canada. The “pocket-sized” exhibition captures the history of personal radio devices and their impact on popular music and listening habits.

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Trailblazers: Alberta

Location: Level 2, Trailblazers: Alberta

Dates: Runs through the fall of 2020, with new stories being added each year

Trailblazers: Alberta pays homage to our province’s own musical groundbreakers and is the third exhibition in the ATB Storytellers series sponsored by ATB Financial. 

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Showcase: 2018 Inductees

Location: Level 5, Showcase

Dates: Runs until the fall of 2019

Showcase: 2018 Inductees honours two Alberta-bred trailblazers and 2018 Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductees, country icon Terri Clark and broadcaster Jackie Rae Greening.

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