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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Maps Of Our Past


September 10, 2016 - December 17, 2016

The Esplanade Archives’ collection of Medicine Hat Fire Insurance Maps

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Born Lucky


Medicine Hat, The Gas City

Known as “The Gas City”, Medicine Hat has long been identified with its natural gas reserves. Through this Archives Vignette discover the inspiration for Sir Rudyard Kipling’s 1907 quote

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Prairie Roses Salon


April 7, 2016

Join the Esplanade Archives in celebration of the centennial for women’s right to vote in Alberta with an open discussion centered on women’s history, issues, and contributions.

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2016 Living History Presentation Series


February 6, 2016 - March 5, 2016

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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