Public Reception & Art Walk

From The Vaults

June 22, 2019

MHC’s Visual Communications Faculty

Sarindar Dhaliwal

Step Right Up

July 20, 2019

Culture Days 2019

September 27, 2019

Juliet & Romeo

October 8, 2019

Ian Sherwood

October 17, 2019

Backbone

November 7, 2019

2019-20 PD Days

September 20, 2019

Performances

Lloyd Spiegel

September 19, 2019

A virtuoso guitar player, powerful songwriter and storyteller, Lloyd has a unique history that had him supporting the likes of Etta James, Ray Charles and Bob Dylan.  Read More

Red Green

September 22, 2019

The name says it all.  Potentially Red’s last tour as he heads out on the road to hold Lodge Meetings all over North America.  Read More

TerZettto

September 28, 2019

Three doors, three chairs, three wooden boards... One light bulb... Read More

Pecha Kucha Vol. 23

September 28, 2019

Pecha Kucha Night is a speaker series where passionate people in our community make short presentations on interesting topics following the format of 20 slides x 20 seconds per slide. Read More

Juliet & Romeo

October 8, 2019

In this original live music / spoken word / dance piece, inspired by the classic tale of the star-crossed lovers, Kimberley Cooper has created a new world for these themes of love and violence to wrestle and play.  Read More

Billy & Elton the Legacy

October 12, 2019

The Legacy features the music of BOTH Elton John and Billy Joel…Two of the 20th Centuries most iconic entertainers!! Read More

Exhibitions

MHC’s Visual Communications Faculty

August 17, 2019-October 12, 2019

An exhibition by artists of today, who teach the artists of tomorrow. In this Biennial the Esplanade invites the art and design instructors of Medicine Hat College’s Visual Communications Program to show their newest works. Read More

Sarindar Dhaliwal

August 17, 2019-October 12, 2019

From marigolds, zinnias, ceramic made at Medalta, furniture, feathers and myriad other materials, Dhaliwal forms vividly beautiful explorations of migration, immigration, family and diaspora Read More

From The Vaults

June 22, 2019-September 21, 2019

Medicine Hat has had a museum and archives for seventy years. We have had an art gallery for more than forty. In that time we have built a fantastic collection of artefacts, art and archival materials. Read More

Refuge Canada

September 28, 2019-December 7, 2019

Through images, soundscapes, first person accounts and artifacts, this powerful exhibition begins “no one wants to be a refugee, anyone could become a refugee.” Read More

Step Right Up

July 20, 2019-October 5, 2019

Lights flashing, motors whirring, food scents wafting through the air. . . A hawker shouts, “Step right up!” and you are back in time with the fun of midways, fairs and carnivals in the Hat. 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

Public Reception & Art Walk

September 27, 2019

Please join us for the public opening of our two art gallery exhibitions and our new heritage gallery exhibition. The reception is free and everyone is welcome. Read More

2019-20 PD Days

September 20, 2019-May 29, 2020

We are offering PD Day programming in partnership with the Hive Artists’ Hub Society. This fun filled day will begin with an engaging morning in the Esplanade Discovery Centre. Read More

EDUCATION BOOKINGS

TEACHERS! The 2019/2020 Education Guide is in! Have a look and book your program... Read More

Historic Walking Tour

July 27, 2019-September 21, 2019

Every second Saturday throughout the summer, the City’s Heritage Resources Committee is offering a walking tour of the historic First Street South area. Read More

Culture Days 2019

September 27, 2019-September 28, 2019

Culture Days 2019 is September 27 & 28 at the Esplanade! Read More