Place des Arts
Place des Arts will be the first multidisciplinary arts centre in Northeastern Ontario. A focal point for Greater Sudbury, this multipurpose cultural centre is a contemporary arts and culture facility for Francophones and for the entire community.
Located in downtown Sudbury, the cultural complex will feature:
- a 299 fixed-seating theatre,
- a multifunctional studio,
- a contemporary art gallery,
- a youth zone,
- an early childhood artistic centre,
- a bistro
- a boutique bookstore and
- office spaces and meetings room.
Place des Arts will offer 850 cultural activities presented annually and is expected to attract 50,000 visitors to the downtown core each year. Services will be provided in French and English.
The estimated economic effects of the $30 million project’s construction are $18.7 million and the creation of 180 jobs over the 24 months of construction. The official opening is set for 2020.
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