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About Studio Bell: Home of the National Music Centre

Studio Bell is the home to the National Music Centre, a national cultural organization devoted to amplifying a love, sharing, and understanding of music. It is an international hub of music and technology, and has NMC’s 2000+ piece collection of artifacts, instruments and music technology, 22,000 square feet of exhibitions devoted to telling the stories of music in Canada, a 300-seat performance space and recording studios.

 

About the National Music Centre

The National Music Centre (NMC) is a national catalyst for discovery, innovation and renewal through music. In its new home at Studio Bell, NMC will preserve and celebrate Canada’s music story and inspire a new generation of music lovers through programming that includes on-site and outreach education programs, performances, artist incubation, and exhibitions. For more information, please visit nmc.ca/about-us.

Media Accreditation

We will only grant media passes for those writing/photographing for accredited media outlets. For more information, please visit nmc.ca/studio-bell-media-accrediation.

 

More Information

Download our About Us document for more information about NMC.

Learn more about our construction project and the amazing team behind it.

 

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Image Gallery

  • Studio Bell Architecture

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Architecture Lookout

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Architecture Stairs

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Idols & Icons

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Made in Canada

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Plugged In

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Soundscapes

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Trailblazers

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Unplugged

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Unplugged

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Voice vocal booth

    Credit: Leblond Studio.

  • Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre.

    Credit: BrandonWallis.

  • Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre.

    Credit: BrandonWallis.

  • Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre.

    Credit: BrandonWallis.

  • Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre.

    Credit: Brandon Wallis.

  • Studio Bell: Night.

    Credit: Mir.

  • Studio Bell: Day.

    Credit: Mir.

  • NMC Groundbreaking Image 1

    Credit: Leblond Studio Inc.

  • NMC Groundbreaking Image 2

    Credit: Leblond Studio Inc.

  • NMC Groundbreaking Image 3

    Credit: Leblond Studio Inc.

  • Groundbreaking Guitar Shovel

    Courtesy of the National Music Centre.

Design and Construction Team

Haley Sharpe Design
Kasian Architecture
Allied Works Architecture
CANA Construction

Media Releases

National Music Centre launches special exhibition dedicated to Sarah McLachlan on March 29 (March 28, 2017)
Le Centre national de musique présente une exposition spéciale consacrée à Sarah McLachlan à compter du 29 mars (March 28, 2017)
National Music Centre launches NMC Collections Online
(March 15, 2017)
National Music Centre announces Studio Bell After Hours (March 1, 2017)
Studio Bell to open specially for Family Day
(February 1, 2017)
The National Music Centre celebrates Bell Let’s Talk Day
(January 11, 2016)
Le Centre national de musique célèbre la Journée Bell Cause pour la cause (January 11, 2016)
National Music Centre announces Artist in Residence line-up for winter 2017 (December 6, 2016)
Le Centre national de musique dévoile les noms des artistes acceptés au Programme d’artistes en résidence à l’hiver 2017 (December 6, 2016)
Raine Maida to visit Studio Bell as part of RBC Master in Residence Mentorship Program (November 30, 2016)
Raine Maida au Studio Bell dans le cade du Programme de mentorat des maîtres en résidence RBC (November 30, 2016)
National Music Centre launches special exhibition dedicated to Tom Cochrane (October 28, 2016)
Le Centre national de musique présente une nouvelle exposition consacrée à Tom Cochrane à compter du 28 octobre (October 28, 2016)
Tegan and Sara to visit Studio Bell for ATB Storytellers event on October 6 (September 26, 2016)
Studio Bell hosts ceremonial first sound event on June 29 in advance of opening to the public on Canada Day
 (June 29, 2016)
Au Studio Bell le 29 juin: un avant-goût avant la grande ouverture au public le jour de la fête du Canada (29 juin 2016)
The Bell Live Series brings music to the King Eddy once again
 (June 20, 2016)
La série Bell Live: la musique est de retour au King Eddy (20 juin 2016)
Pre-register for Studio Bell’s Canada Day opening
 (June 15, 2016)
Pré-inscription pour assister à l’ouverture du Studio Bell
 (15 juin 2016)
NMC Memberships on sale now (June 1, 2016)
Abonnement au NMC maintenant en vente
 (1 juin 2016)
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, will open on Canada Day 2016
(May 11, 2016)
Le Studio Bell du Centre national de musique ouvrira ses portes à la fête du Canada 2016 (11 mai 2016)
Call for submissions: National Music Centre Artist in Residence program (April 19th, 2016)
Invitation générale – Le programme d’artistes en résidence du CNM
 (19 avril 2016)
Studio Bell welcomes JUNO delegates, July opening announced
(March 28th, 2016)
Le Studio Bell, maison du Centre national de musique, accueille des délégués et ouvrira ses portes en juillet (28 Mars 2016)
National Bank of Canada gives $1 million to NMC
(March 14th, 2016)
La Banque Nationale du Canada donne un million de dollars au Centre National de Musique (14 mars 2016)
NMC announces Rosso Coffee Roasters as cafe operator inside Studio Bell (January 26th, 2016) 
The Sam and Betty Switzer Foundation Donates $500k to NMC
 (November 30th, 2015) 
King Eddy Sign Rises Again—Buy A Brick and Support NMC
 (October 26th, 2015) 
CNM annonce un partenariat avec le PACC
 (16 octobre 2015) 
NMC Announces Partnership with Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
 (October 16th, 2015) 
Calgary Foundation donates $3 million to NMC and CKUA
 (June 23rd, 2015)
NMC receives
 $1 million from RBC Foundation, launches NMC Summer Sessions (June 19th, 2015)
Serena Ryder to headline NMC Out Loud Gala on Sept. 26
 (June 10th, 2015)
BMO donates $1 million to NMC towards BMO Soundscapes
 (May 28th, 2015)
NMC appoints new chair and board members
 (May 26th, 2015)
Le CNM nomme un nouveau président et de nouveaux membres (26 mai 2015)
National Music Centre and Bell announce Studio Bell (April 9th, 2015)
Le Centre national de musique et Bell Canada annoncent le Studio Bell (9 avril 2015)
The Flair Foundation Gives $2 million gift to NMC (January 21st, 2015)
NMC releases Fertile Ground: A report on the economic opportunities of Alberta’s music industry (November 27th, 2014)
NMC ends tours at current space as it prepares to move to its new building in 2016
 (October 27th, 2014)
NMC releases details about its future recording facility 
  (October 22nd, 2014)
Artist Patrick Marold to create public artwork for new National Music Centre building
(July 9th, 2014)
TD Bank Group donates $600,000 to the National Music Centre for Aboriginal exhibition content (June 17th, 2014)
Jaimie Hill and Tammy-Lynn Powers Memorial Foundation donates $1 million to the National Music Centre (May 26th, 2014)
Power Corporation du Canada fait don d’un million de dollars au Centre National de Musique (April 30th, 2014)
Power Corporation of Canada donates $1 million to the National Music Centre (April 30th, 2014)
Taylor Family donates one million to NMC (March 11th, 2014)
National Music Centre receives international design award (February 26th, 2014)
ATB Financial pledges $2 million to the National Music Centre to support Alberta storytelling (November 19th, 2013)
Tommy Banks announced as Honorary Patron for the National Music Centre (October 17th, 2013)
The Anne Murray Centre and the National Music Centre Announce Partnership (September 17th, 2013)
Bibliothèque et archives Canada et CNM annoncent leur partenariat (7 juin 2013)
Library and Archives Canada and NMC Announce Partnership (June 7th, 2013)
National Music Centre Breaks Ground in Calgary (February 22nd, 2013)
Première pelletée de terre à Calgary pour le Centre National de Musique (February 22nd, 2013)

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