Fubuki Daiko

October 22, 2017


October 23, 2017

Ronnie Burkett

November 29, 2017

Kevin McKenzie

Wendy Struck

Downtown Art Walk

Deborah Forbes Lecture Series


September 23, 2017

Grow: Medicine Hat’s Gardening Heritage

June 17, 2017

Fall Art Classes 2017


The Comic Strippers

September 29, 2017

A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. Read More

Whose Live Anyways

October 12, 2017

Whose Live Anyway is 90 minutes of hillarious improv comedy based on audience suggestions performed by the cast of Who's Line is it Anyway? Read More

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

October 16, 2017-October 17, 2017

For five decades, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has remained one of the most iconic names in American music. Read More

Caleb Hart

October 19, 2017

Growing up in the beautiful twin island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, gave Caleb Hart the unique opportunity to meet people from all over the world and learn about their cultures. Read More

David James & Big River

October 21, 2017

David James and Big River are often described as one of the most authentic Johnny Cash tribute shows touring today. Read More

Fubuki Daiko

October 22, 2017

In ancient Japan, taiko drums were used to frighten invaders and communicate with neighboring villages. Read More


Kevin McKenzie

September 16, 2017-November 4, 2017

In Resurrection, Cree/Métis artist McKenzie presents powerful sculptural installations with handmade cast buffalo skulls illuminated by neon and LED lights. Read More

Wendy Struck

September 16, 2017-November 4, 2017

Wendy Struck is well-known in Medicine Hat for her beautiful outdoor murals on downtown buildings, and in Between she presents three large murals, each poetically conveying a charged private moment, frozen in time. Read More


September 23, 2017-December 30, 2017

The sweat-soaked smell of the locker room. The flick of the wrist-shot. The scream of the enthusiastic fans. For millions of Canadians, winter is synonymous with hockey — a sport integral to Canadian society. Read More

Boom Industry

September 30, 2017-January 13, 2018

In 1913 Medicine Hat was booming. With an economy fueled by world-wide optimism and a supply of natural gas that seemed limitless, the Flats became one of western Canada’s most significant industrial hubs.  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

Downtown Art Walk

September 29, 2017

Head Downtown for a fun filled event for the whole family during Alberta Culture Days. Local art galleries and cafes will be open for the Downtown Medicine Hat Art Walk. Read More

Deborah Forbes Lecture Series

October 26, 2017

In another intriguing and personal stroll through the annals of art, Deborah Forbes will present images, stories and thoughts about three of Canada’s most lauded contemporary artists: Brian Jungen, Peter von Tiesenhausen and Liz Magor. Read More

Kindergarten PD Days

New this fall, we will be offering PD Day programming specifically for students who are enrolled in both Kindergarten and ELP programs through SD76 and are without regular school-based programming on the last Wednesday of each month! Read More

PD Days 2017

Calling all budding artists! The Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre along with the Hive Artists’ Hub will be offering PD Day art programming for ages 5-11 for the 2017/18 school year. Read More

Readers Theatre for Seniors

October 5, 2017-November 30, 2017

Please join us for another ongoing Readers Theatre for Seniors workshop. We will read through some Canadian plays this fall. No experience necessary except the willingness to participate and enjoy. Read More