Not All Who Wander Are Lost – A Deborah Forbes Film

Hat Art Club & Medicine Hat Potters Association Biannual Exhibition

Scott Cumberland – A Space Oddity

Motorcycles II – Speed, Style and Art

June 29, 2015 - October 11, 2015

Supply and Demand

May 19, 2015 - September 5, 2015

2015 Summer Art Camps REGISTER NOW!

Medicine Hat Jazzfest 2015

June 21, 2015 - June 28, 2015

The Tea Party

September 22, 2015

Performances

Queen – It’s A Kinda Magic

September 8, 2015

QUEEN – IT’S A KINDA MAGIC recreates Queen’s 1986 World Tour concert, featuring over 20 of the band’s greatest hits such as ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘We Are the Champions’, ‘Under Pressure’ and ‘Fat-Bottomed Girls’. Read More

The Comic Strippers

September 18, 2015

A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Read More

The Tea Party

September 22, 2015

Don’t miss this exclusive performance of The Tea Party Edges of Twilight in its entirety, live! followed by a set of The Tea Party greatest hits. This national tour celebrates the 20th anniversary of The Edges of Twilight, the bands iconic and most requested album. Read More

Shooter Jennings

October 5, 2015

Waylon Jennings' son, Shooter Jennings, is said to have been “born” on the road spending the first five years of his life on his dad’s tour bus. He is now touring like there is no tomorrow, teamed up with Waylon's band, Waymore’s Outlaws to keep the outlaw tradition going. Read More

Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock

October 6, 2015

What time is it? It’s time for Bubble Guppies! Jump into a bubbly world of learning and laughter with Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock. Read More

Girls Night – The Musical

October 23, 2015

GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut. Read More

Exhibitions

Hat Art Club & Medicine Hat Potters Association Biannual Exhibition

June 27, 2015

Seventy-one local artists and ceramists will be presenting works in this year’s celebration of the creativity and talent of members of the Hat Art Club and the Medicine Hat Potters Association. Read More

Scott Cumberland – A Space Oddity

June 27, 2015 - August 8, 2015

Bursting with kinetic power, bold colours and intricate textures, Scott Cumberland's playful and intelligent paintings challenge common assumptions of a linear, chronological progression of energy, time, thought and memory. Read More

Motorcycles II – Speed, Style and Art

June 29, 2015 - October 11, 2015

Based on the success of the first Motorcycles exhibit presented in 2012, Motorcycles: Riders and Collectors of Medicine Hat, the Esplanade Museum has prepared the second edition this Summer. Read More

Supply and Demand

May 19, 2015 - September 5, 2015

This Esplanade Archives vignette offers a glimpse into Medicine Hat businesses during the pre-war boom years. Interior and exterior photographs of local shops reflect this period of growth and provide insight into the needs and wants of early settlers. 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

Not All Who Wander Are Lost – A Deborah Forbes Film

July 7, 2015

In 2014 local artist and educator Deborah Forbes mounted an intriguing exhibition called The Princess and the Plesiosaur, with small robot princess forms that glided and bumped their way through mysterious projections of the elements, fire, water, air and earth. She then led a one day workshop for people to encounter and reflect upon their own creativity. Six months later, she interviewed participants for further reflection. This film is the result of those experiences. Read More

Youth Open Studio

Youth Open Studio will allow young artists to explore their unique creativity while utilizing the Esplanade’s facilities. Read More

2015 Summer Art Camps REGISTER NOW!

Register Now! Summer Art Camp 2015 will be held in the Esplanade Discovery Centre, utilizing the Art Gallery, Museum, Archives, and local environment for inspiration. There will be weekly field trips! Read More

Spring Art Classes

3 fantastic programs run weekly for 8 weeks in the Discovery Centre until June 13. Read More