TREX SE Open Call

January 4, 2021

Kamotaan

Landed

John Wort Hannam

February 13, 2021

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

February 6, 2021

YukYuks Comedy Tour

February 27, 2021

Topping It Off

September 28, 2020

Dauntless | The Lost Town

October 13, 2020

Come Together Virtually

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Performances

John Wort Hannam

February 13, 2021

In 2001, John Wort Hannam quit his teaching job and spent 10 months depleting his savings while sat at his kitchen table, wearing a lucky hat, writing his first ten songs. Those songs would become his first recording Pocket Full Of Read More

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

February 6, 2021

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald is a Canadian singer/songwriter who has collected an audience of fans across North America drawn to simple honest words and a genuine smile. Having released 4 full-length albums to date, Fitzgerald has spent his career since 2006 creating music, touring, developing as a songwriter, and connecting with audiences. Read More

YukYuks Comedy Tour

February 27, 2021

We are thrilled to introduce another edition of the YukYuks Comedy Tour to our December lineup! Join us for some side-splitting, roll-on-the-floor comedy! Read More

Relive The Music

April 20, 2021

“Rock Opera Musical Concert with a Broadway feel with Live Band, Singers, Dancers, Tributes, Video and Trivia”  A one of a kind show that takes the audience through Music History, Trivia & Memories of the 50’s & 60’s. Read More

BeeGees Gold The Tribute

May 14, 2021

RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 14, 2021 BeeGees Gold The Tribute is the ultimate salute, and experience of seeing the BeeGees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! Read More

Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic

May 20, 2021

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand this Summer for their first Canadian national tour in two years! Read More

Exhibitions

Kamotaan

December 10, 2020-February 27, 2021

Kamotaan is an installation of new works by artist Faye HeavyShield. A member of the Kainai Nation and fluent speaker of the Blackfoot language, HeavyShield has created an installation of sculptural, photo based objects inspired by time spent in the Esplanade’s collection Read More

Landed

November 30, 2020-February 27, 2021

Landed is a group exhibition featuring artists from across Canada whose creative practices examine the complexities of immigration, borders, and cultural adaptation. Anahita Norouzi, Nurgul Rodriguez, and Andreas Rutkauskas take different creative approaches but have the same intent: Read More

School Art 2020 Virtual Exhibition

Full of colour, energy and talent, the virtual exhibition will lift your spirits and keep you enthralled for hours. Read More

Topping It Off

September 28, 2020-January 29, 2021

Hats keep us warm, help us stay cool, and protect us. They keep the sun out of our eyes. Hats express our sense of style, and they help show who we are and what we do. Read More

Dauntless | The Lost Town

October 13, 2020-January 29, 2021

Located just a few kilometers south of Medicine Hat, stands what is left of the Canada Cement Company town, Dauntless. But just as quickly as it began, Dauntless collapsed under the weight of its own progress, and today, all that remains of the town is a large abandoned cement factory. What happened to Dauntless? Read More

Events & Programs

Archives Reference Services

Access the records and photos of many early industries, organizations, families and more from our area. Read More

Live Art Classes

A local artist will be delivering these engaging elementary instructional art classes via Google Meet. This interactive platform will allow the artist to connect with the students as she instructs lessons. The projects will only include materials found in most classrooms and homes Read More

PD DAYS

March 19, 2021

We are offering PD Day programming in partnership with TREX (AFA Travelling Exhibition Program).  This fun filled day will include art and science exploration in the Esplanade Discovery Centre, viewing a newly released popular movie (G rating), and exploring a Read More

Education Bookings and E-Box

TEACHERS! Stay tuned for new and exciting educational (and covid conscious) opportunities! Read More

TREX SE Open Call

January 4, 2021-March 1, 2021

The AFA’s Southeast Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX SE) is accepting submissions from artists based in the local region Read More