May 12, 2021
Hip Hop Essentials

Hip Hop Essentials

STARTING JULY 6, 2021 | 1PM Groove and move in this high energy class! Over the course of 9 weeks, explore the history, elements and foundations.
May 10, 2021
A painting by Gwyn Howell of Caribou.

Works by artists with developmental disabilities to travel the world thanks to groundbreaking partnership with the federal government.

The National accessArts Centre (NaAC), Canada’s largest and oldest disability arts organization, is pleased to share the City of Calgary’s commitment of $2.5M ...
May 9, 2021
Studio Visit Michael Sutcliffee

Studio Visit: Michael Sutcliffe

May 27th, 2021 | 3:00 PM STUDIO VISIT Michael Sutcliffe has been painting and working in a variety of mediums since his youth when his parents enrolled him in Saturday art classes...
May 9, 2021
David Oppong

In Conversation: David Oppong

Friday May 14, 2021 | 5:00 PM Join the National accessArts Centre as we celebrate the online launch of David Oppong's publication "Resiliency Forest."
May 9, 2021
Gratitude GoGo

Gratitude GoGo

THURSDAYS JULY 8 - AUGUST 26 | 7:00 PM Go-go gadget gratitude!! In this high energy class, we will explore ways to embody gratitude and incorporate it into our movements...
May 6, 2021

Try QAAC for free

SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2021 | 1:00 PM Try Q.A.A.C for Free. Are you interested in learning more about Q.A.A.C. (Queer Accessible Arts Cabaret) and trying out a free activity before registering in the program?
April 21, 2021

Studio Visit with May G N

THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2021 | 3:00 PM Addressing the world through a collage-based practice, May reclaims imagery and reapplies them in alternative ways.
April 21, 2021

Queer Accessible Arts Cabaret (QAAC)

SUNDAYS, MAY 9, 2021 | 1:00 PM Registration is open for the first semester of QAAC. Classes start May 9 and will run Sundays between 1pm and 3/4pm.
March 23, 2021
rare 2.0 event details - text below

Presenting rare 2.0 – the NaAC annual (virtual) fundraiser

Join sommelier Erik Mercier as he walks through the conceptual, interesting, and unexpected ways that our love of wine connects to our love of art.
February 26, 2021
NaAC participants on Zoom

New visual arts program directions for 2021

When we first realized that our studio would likely remain closed for the foreseeable future, we responded quickly.
February 22, 2021
NaAC receives funding

City of Calgary confirms $2.5M investment towards old Scouts Canada building to create new home for the National accessArts Centre

The National accessArts Centre (NaAC), Canada’s largest and oldest disability arts organization, is pleased to share the City of Calgary’s commitment of $2.5M ...
February 7, 2021
NaAC has a new website

Notice anything different? accessarts.ca is now live!

The National accessArts Centre (NaAC) is pleased to launch its new website on accessarts.ca.
August 29, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Graphic Design Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.
August 22, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Graphic Design Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.
August 15, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Graphic Design Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.
August 8, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Graphic Design Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.
July 25, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Photography Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.
July 18, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Photography Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.
July 17, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Photography Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.
July 17, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Community Arts Days | Q.A.A.C.

Community Art Days will be hosted once a month where artist participants will be invited to meet other artists, share their own works in progress, watch an event or show, enjoy, review and discuss artworks, and visit art spaces (Covid dependent).
July 11, 2021
A close up of a face covered in paint. The person is covering their mouth with their hands that are also covered in paint. The person has blue eyes.

Q.A.A.C. – Photography Series

A global pandemic has set the stage for digital art-making and sharing. This season will explore film, photography, and graphic design and how it is possible to stay creative and connected from home. Artist co-conspirators include Emma Li, Laura Balanko-Dickson and Ebony Gooden.