Shirley Brown: Birds: The Apocalypse

Deborah Forbes: The Princess and The Plesiosaur

Great Beers of the Great War

October 24, 2014

Online Bookings Now Available!

Craft Co-Mingle

November 7, 2014 - November 8, 2014

The Art of Book + Magazine Design

October 22, 2014

Portraits of the Great War

August 20, 2014 - November 3, 2014

Medicine Hat’s War, 1914-1918

August 4, 2014 - April 12, 2015

The Bergmann Piano Duo

October 22, 2014

Big Sugar

February 20, 2015

Performances

The Comic Strippers

October 25, 2014

These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Read More

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

October 26, 2014

Nearing their 5th decade together, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, are multi platinum and Gold Record recording artists Read More

Jill Barber

November 5, 2014

Making headlines across the country, Jill Barber finally arrives at the Esplanade on November 5. Read More

Fiddler on the Roof

November 14, 2014 - November 22, 2014

This is a story of Tevye and his family as they encounter the changing times in Anatevka, a small village in Russia in 1905 Read More

Max and Ruby

November 24, 2014

This fast-paced theatrical production will have the whole audience singing and hopping to original tunes alongside our favourite pair of bunny siblings. Read More

The Barra MacNeils

November 26, 2014

One of the most beloved concerts on the seasonal circuit, the Barra MacNeils Christmas shows always feature a highly entertaining brand of traditional seasonal fare mixed with entertaining stories and new musical twists; stamped with their lush harmonies and intricate instrumental stylings. Read More

Exhibitions

Shirley Brown: Birds: The Apocalypse

October 18, 2014 - December 6, 2014

In 1996 rural Manitoba artist Shirley Brown found 29 bird skeletons in the old cook stove of her parent's abandoned home. After paintings and drawings which pictured the birds as ancient beings from a lost civilization, Brown imagined the culture in which they may have lived, creating a whimsical contemporary museum display, maps and remnants of ‘armies’ from the bird civilization’s final apocalypse, as well as ossuaries and burial boxes. Read More

Deborah Forbes: The Princess and The Plesiosaur

October 18, 2014 - December 6, 2014

This Fall, Deborah Forbes’ small steel figures in classic ‘princess’ dresses made of lace, crochet and tatting move through a constellation of light cast onto the darkened art gallery floor. Read More

Medicine Hat’s War, 1914-1918

August 4, 2014 - April 12, 2015

“Medicine Hat’s War 1914-1918” will open on Monday, August 4, 2014 the actual centenary of Britain’s, and therefore at the time Canada’s, declaration of war. Read More

Portraits of the Great War

August 20, 2014 - November 3, 2014

Through a small selection of portraits of those who served in the First World War, capture a glimpse of the love, pride, strength, friendship, and occasional humour of men and women from Medicine Hat who served. 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

Great Beers of the Great War

October 24, 2014

Enjoy a night of beer tasting at the Esplanade presented by The Society of the Friends of the Monarch. Read More

Sensory Art Exploration for Tots and Parents

September 25, 2014 - November 13, 2014

An 8 week program for 2-3 year olds and their parents. Read More

Esplanauts Fall Art Classes

October 4, 2014 - November 29, 2014

Register your children in our Esplanauts Art Classes this Fall. The program runs for 8 weeks in the Discovery Centre. Read More

Craft Co-Mingle

November 7, 2014 - November 8, 2014

This year's Craft Co-Mingle will once again be held at the beautiful Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre in Medicine Hat Read More