August 09, 2016
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, opened to the public on July 1, 2016—Canada Day. To celebrate our country’s birthday and this exciting milestone, our Premier Founding Partner Bell Canada presented free public admission on our opening day.
Our regular admission hours are from Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. More info and admissions prices can be found at studiobell.ca/visit.
Thank you to our lead supporters Bell Canada, Coril Holdings, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation, Government of Canada, Government of Alberta, and The City of Calgary. To all our supporters, partners, staff, volunteers—and most importantly, to music lovers all across Canada—thank you!
Special thanks to Corkscrew Media for the production of this video.
About Studio Bell
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, is a new state-of-the art facility designed by Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture. An international hub for music and technology, Studio Bell is the first national cultural institution of its kind dedicated to celebrating music in Canada in all of its forms. More than a museum, Studio Bell rises in nine interlocking towers, clad in glazed terra cotta in the heart of Calgary’s East Village. The 160,000 square-foot building includes five floors of exhibition space, a 2000+ piece collection of artifacts, instruments and music technology and other features including recording facilities, workshops, classrooms, an event space and a 300-seat performance hall. For more information, please visit studiobell.ca.