Have you ever wanted to write a song? Join us as we write a museum-wide song, with visitors adding lyrics, stories, and ideas throughout the day. Then, hear your contributions brought to life by our musician educators as they put it to music.
Mark Bell Let’s Talk Day at Studio Bell with a day dedicated to mental health healing, education, and action.
Join local youth in this student-led project to explore the relationship between music and STEM fields. This week, dive into the connection between music and math!
Join us on National Ukulele Day to learn how to play the ukulele- it's as easy as 1, 2, 3! With the help of our musician educators, learn three basic chords and discover how combining them in different ways lets you play all sorts of familiar tunes.
Scotiabank Backbeat welcomes Vancouver artist, Khari Wendell McClelland to present songs from his acclaimed album, Freedom Singer, in celebration of Black History Month.
Explore the galleries of Studio Bell to find new and interesting sounds! Join us on a Sound Scavenger Hunt to discover the rattles, whirrs, whooshes, and hums that are all around us.
The National Music Centre (NMC) will kick off another year of its popular $10 Date Night series at Studio Bell with a special Valentine’s Day Bash on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Whether you're tapping your toes to a beat or showing off your best moves on the dance floor, you're experiencing the patterns that make up music: rhythm!
Explore the magic of Foley, creating sound effects for silent film with everyday objects. Work together to create crashes, booms, whirrs, and screeches to bring these silent clips to life!
Calgary’s favourite DJ duo, Smalltown DJs will be in the house curating the ultimate family dance party at Studio Bell on Family Day, and fellow party-rocker Skratch Bastid is coming along for the ride.
Introducing the first film in our 2020 MoS Docs Series: SAY AMEN, SOMEBODY, screening February 19 at 7pm at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre.
Calgary Folk Music Festival's 5th Annual Block Heater, is a magic-filled winter weekend of music and events at Festival Hall, Studio Bell, the King Eddy and the New Central Library.
Calgary Folk Music Festival’s Block Heater, presented by ATB, returns for its 5th year February 20 – 22, 2020 at Festival Hall, Studio Bell, King Eddy, the Central Library, the Ironwood and Gorilla Whale.
Have you ever played a theremin? How about a hurdy-gurdy? Join NMC's musician educators to try your hand at instruments you may never have heard before.
Join us for an exploration of the African Roots of the Blues with Robert Johnson transcriber and authority, Scott Ainslie!
The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.
Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing them back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.
Sue Foley is a multi-award-winning musician and one of the finest blues and roots artists working today. She is a veritable triple-threat as a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist.
One of Canada’s most accomplished singer-songwriters, Ron Sexsmith is heading out on tour this spring with a stop at Studio Bell.
Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we’re bringing them back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell on May 12.
Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we’re bringing them back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.
Join us for the 2020 American Musical Instrument Society meeting at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre in Calgary, Alberta.