Project Description

1977

In her quest to help build a world-class performing arts centre in Calgary, Martha Cohen wouldn’t take no for an answer.
A passionate and lifelong supporter of the arts, she laboured for a decade on a campaign to raise $15 million for what would become the Calgary Centre for the Performing Arts.
Among her many accomplishments Martha was the first woman in Alberta to lead a post-secondary in her role as Board Chair for Mount Royal College.