Joe Fafard

Koi Neng Liew

Deborah Forbes Lecture Series

Born Lucky

December 27, 2016 - March 11, 2017

2017 Winter Art Programs

EDUCATION BOOKINGS

Classic Albums Live

January 20, 2017

Big Wreck

February 7, 2017

The Debaters

February 14, 2017

Colin James

March 1, 2017

Performances

Brent Butt

January 19, 2017

BRENT BUTT discovered early that being funny was a good way to get attention. Read More

Classic Albums Live

January 20, 2017

Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does. Read More

New North Collective

January 26, 2017

As we move into Canada’s 150th Birthday, The Esplanade is thrilled to present a unique new group from northern Canada. Read More

Saturday Night Fever

February 4, 2017

The iconic story of Tony — the kid from Brooklyn USA — who wants to dance his way to a better life is back! Read More

Bubble Guppies Live!

February 5, 2017

Put on your water-wings and jump into a swimsational musical adventure! Read More

Jim Witter’s The Piano Men

February 6, 2017

Whether you actually lived through the cool 70’s or you are just a fan of the decade, this show will take you on a heartwarming stroll back in time. Read More

Exhibitions

Joe Fafard

January 14, 2017 - February 25, 2017

The internationally renowned Joe Fafard is one of Canada’s most recognized and prolific artists. Spanning decades, Fafard’s artistic practice is always evolving, driven by his endless experimentation with subject matter, media, process and technology. Read More

Koi Neng Liew

January 14, 2017 - February 25, 2017

Koi Neng Liew’s large-scale sculptures have a powerfully physical presence inhabited by an elusive yet evocative sense of human spirit. In this new work he presents a meditation on childhood and fatherhood, as seen through the lens of play with his son. Read More

Winged Tapestries

January 23, 2017 - May 14, 2017

The celebrated scientist Albert Einstein said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Read More

Maps Of Our Past

September 10, 2016 - December 17, 2016

The Esplanade Archives’ collection of Medicine Hat Fire Insurance Maps Read More

Born Lucky

December 27, 2016 - March 11, 2017

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 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

Deborah Forbes Lecture Series

February 2, 2017 - February 16, 2017

In Western art, the undraped figure has carried many different kinds of content: aesthetic, political, philosophical, sociological. Read More

2017 Winter Art Programs

Projects and art activities challenge children while instructors offer plenty of encouragement to provide for a safe environment that promotes exploration, creativity and expression. Read More