Archives Database Maintenance

July 7, 2020July 9, 2020

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A Brewing Question

February 15, 2020 - October 2, 2020

Western Canada has pondered the question of what we drink, how much and where, since the creation of the North West Mounted Police in 1873.

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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.

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We Sing

October 12, 2019 - February 1, 2020

Voices joined in chorus have raised our spirits since the early days of the city. We come together to sing in worship, remembrance, and joy. 

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2019 Living History Presentation Series

July 6, 2019 - August 31, 2019

Again this year, the Esplanade Archives in collaboration with the Historical Society of Medicine Hat and District present Living History Presentation Series. A series of video interviews of people who make a difference in our community.

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Planes & Pilots

May 4, 2019

Join the ranks of the Esplanade Flight School for the afternoon where you will pass admission tests and have a blast experimenting with PRAXIS as you get a crash course in aviation science!

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In The Air

March 9, 2019 - July 13, 2019

A bird on high in a blue, blue sky. Who can see this and not be enthralled by the wonder of flight? Hatters are no different.

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The Last Hangman

July 24, 2018

The previously untold story of Canada’s second-largest mass hanging which involved four Nazi POWs, a pedophile child murderer, and Canada’s last (un)official hangman.

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Boomtown Bash

November 1, 2017

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, get inside information about Medicine Hat’s prosperous boom industries directly from our Archivist Philip Pype, with a mural-sized historical panorama that offers a window through time.

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