Canada Aviation and Space Museum Opens New Multimedia and Learning Centre

. February 24, 2011 . 1 Comment

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum has opened it’s new multimedia and learning centre.

This space is more than the sum of its parts. It is a state of the art Theatre, lecture hall, event space and video conference distance learning facility. It will feature the best and brightest from the Aviation and Space Industry community connecting with Canadians both in Ottawa and across the country. The theatre and film amenities will support theatre and film groups linking the arts with technology. It will be used by school groups, Communities with special needs and adults to connect with their heritage and forge their own dreams. They will learn about Canada’s role in aviation and space and just how integral aviation has been to the development and realization of this great nation.

This new multimedia and learning centre for the Museum, comprising the auditorium, a grand hall, two classrooms, and a multi-purpose room will be a place where Canadians will connect, where the industry will showcase the latest technologies and where the youth of today will be formed into the decision makers of the future. It is an important centre for the entire aviation community providing a perfect vehicle for recognition of major financial support for the Museum. This 1,800 m2 (approximately 20,000 square feet) centre is dedicated to enhancing the connection between education and inspiration, by linking Canada’s heritage with its future.

The focal point of the new Learning Centre will be a 560 m2, 250-seat, multi-purpose auditorium. It will feature leading-edge audio and video technology.

This space is more than the sum of its parts. It is a state of the art Theatre, lecture hall, event space and video conference distance learning facility. It will feature the best and brightest from the Aviation and Space Industry community connecting with Canadians both in Ottawa and across the country. The theatre and film amenities will support theatre and film groups linking the arts with technology. It will be used by school groups, Communities with special needs and adults to connect with their heritage and forge their own dreams. They will learn about Canada’s role in aviation and space and just how integral aviation has been to the development and realization of this great nation.

Canada’s national aviation and space museum is all about connecting individuals and communities to the wonders of the world of flight through its spectacular collection, programming, educational activities, special events and the sharing of ideas and dreams.

Located in Ottawa, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum has earned an international reputation for excellence. It is recognized as having the most extensive aviation collection in Canada, one which is ranked among the top five of its type in the world.

www.aviation.technomuses.ca

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