Poster for Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Rabbits


Perfect for Easter weekend, create your own talking rabbit in this monthly puppet making workshop. Join WP Puppet Theatre to make a mouth-moving puppet from sponge foam.

Poster for National Music Centre Artist in Residence Corinthian


An audio/visual performance and recording project led by local artist Evangelos Lambrinoudis II, Corinthian creates personal folk stories of what it’s like to live in Calgary.

Poster for NMC Artist in Residence Lisa Lipton

Lisa Lipton

A multi-disciplinary artist interested in developing an audio-based project, Lisa Lipton has been exploring the National Music Centre’s collection of vintage drum machines.

A puppet made out of a carrot

Veggie Puppets

If you like playing with your food you won’t want to miss the next Puppet Pop-Up Studio! Make a puppet from an array of provided vegetables and act in the group’s tall tale about gardening.

Poster for National Music Centre Artist in Residence Frontperson


Montreal-by-way-of-Calgary artist Woodpigeon and Victoria-bred musician Kathryn Calder have joined forces for this indie-folk-inspired collaboration. Hear new music and learn about their creative process.

Poster for Puppet Pop-Up Studio

Year of the Rooster

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with WP Puppet Theatre and make your own rooster puppet with shaped newspaper, yarn and lots of feathers!


Luke Doucet

One-half of the duo Whitehorse, Luke Doucet is an inventive guitar slinger, songwriter, and creative force. See the fruits of his artist residency with the National Music Centre at this public workshop.


Break Out

Get hands-on with the next Puppet Pop-Up Studio! Create a puppet with a scarf, some balls and elastics, glue on a face and some hair, and then practice working the puppet to bring it to life!