Arts Commons Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 18, 2017


For Immediate Release
April 18, 2017 


Arts Commons Celebrates National Volunteer Week


CALGARY – Arts Commons and Volunteer Canada are proud to celebrate the vital efforts and contribution of volunteers during National Volunteer Week – April 23 – 29, 2017.  

Involved Canadians build strong and connected communities to create a vibrant Canada and this is even truer in the arts where volunteers support the ability of Calgary’s cultural organizations to put on amazing productions, workshops, and events.  Arts Commons is recognizing these outstanding individuals by making 200 tickets available for active volunteers and their invited guest to attend our upcoming concert of Miles Electric Band on April 27, 2017 in the Jack Singer Concert Hall. 

“I am astounded on a daily basis with the power and passion of Calgary’s volunteers.  We are lucky in the arts to have individuals who do so much to help us share the love for cultural vibrancy in our community,” says Johann Zietsman, President and CEO of Arts Commons. 

The volunteer programs at Arts Commons include activities with the Marketing & Communications and Development teams, as well as filling the Concierge role that welcomes our patrons and helps them navigate the multi-venue building. 

If you’re interested in learning more about volunteering with Arts Commons, please visit 


For media inquiries or more information contact:

Alex Bonyun, Communications Manager

403-294-7455 ext.1476





Located in the heart of Calgary’s downtown core, Arts Commons is home to six performing arts venues, including the Jack Singer Concert Hall, as well as a set construction shop, café, costume shop, two education spaces, 12 visual arts galleries, and administrative offices for Arts Commons, Alberta Theatre Projects, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Downstage Theatre, One Yellow Rabbit, and Theatre Calgary.  Arts Commons is an inspirational gathering place for all Calgarians and visitors alike. We are a space, both physical and metaphorical, that stimulates senses, triggers emotions, challenges assumptions, starts conversations, and opens minds.

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