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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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. 

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Force of Nature


January 27, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Climate is expected, weather is not. Expect the unexpected while exploring striking images of Medicine Hat’s extreme weather events.

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The Weather Factory


February 24, 2018

At this free family fun program, children can further explore the daily wonders of weather through enjoyable immersive science and art based activities.

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Writer’s Workshop


Using Oral Histories to Write Creative Non-Fiction

March 16, 2018

This writer's workshop is an opportunity to learn from award winning and best-selling authors Natalie Appleton and Jenna Bailey about how to use oral history when writing creative non-fiction.

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Harry Veiner: Larger than Life


March 18, 2017 - June 9, 2017

Harry Veiner (1904-1991) was a local businessman and philanthropist, and Medicine Hat’s mayor from 1952 to 1966 and 1968 to 1974.

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The Ol’ Ball Game


May 16, 2016 - August 27, 2016

Visit the Esplanade during the 2016 baseball season to learn a little about Medicine Hat’s history with The Ol’ Ball Game.

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