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Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, T1A 8W2


Phone: 403-502-8580


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Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre

 
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The Esplanade is where arts and heritage come to life in Medicine Hat, where the stories of our great collective culture are told through music and dance, theatre, painting and sculpture, exhibitions and installations, artefacts, objects d’art and more.

A marvel of contemporary Canadian architecture on traditional Blackfoot territory just steps from the South Saskatchewan River, the Esplanade occupies an eminent position on downtown’s elegant First Street South. From its rooftop terrace, you can see Saamis, the shoreline escarpment which is the setting for the story of how Medicine Hat got its name.

Inside, visitors are delighted to discover a vibrant art gallery, a prized museum, an intimate studio theatre, a dynamic education suite, expansive public archives and many volunteers and staff who are eager to tell their versions of our city’s tale. The Esplanade also features a 700-seat main stage theatre which boasts superior theatre technology, acoustic perfection and striking interior design.

In the northeast corner of the Esplanade grounds stands another inviting building with stories of its own to tell. With its white picket fence, gingerbread trim and quaint heritage gardens, the restored Ewart Duggan House, the oldest brick home in Alberta, is open year-round for select events.

The Esplanade opened its doors in celebration of Alberta’s centennial in 2005 and ever since, Medicine Hat has been proudly hosting a lively procession of artists and audiences, storytellers and story-lovers, from around the region and around the globe.

The celebration continues today and you are expressly invited to attend.

Enter the Esplanade and enjoy.

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Events
 
 
Keepsakes of Conflict
MON Jan 8 - SAT May 26
 
Dianne Bos: The Sleeping Green
SAT Jan 20 - SAT Mar 10
 
Wes Bell: On The Line
SAT Jan 20 - SAT Mar 10
 
Force of Nature
SAT Jan 27 - SAT May 26
 
MH Symphonic Society
TUE Feb 20 | 7:30 PM | $39
 
Hank Williams Live
THU Feb 22 | 7:30 PM | $29
 
Serena Ryder
FRI Feb 23 | 8 PM | $45
 
Gord Bamford
SAT Feb 24 | 7:30 PM | $49
 
The Weather Factory
SAT Feb 24 | 1-3 PM | FREE
 
Lion Bear Fox
THU Mar 1 | 7:30 PM | $25
 
Jim Cuddy
SUN Mar 4 | 8 PM | $59.50
 
Ali Hassan
WED Mar 7 | 7:30 PM | $19
 
Anastasia: Dance SEries
SAT Mar 10 | 7:30 PM | $49 or 2/$99 for the entire series
 
A Bellydance Spectacular
FRE Mar 16 | 8 PM | $25
 
Writer's Workshop
FRI March 16 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM | $35
 
The Arrogant Worms
SAT Mar 17 | 8 PM | $25
 
Rumours: Classic Albums Live Series
FRI Mar 23 | 8 PM | $35 or $89 for the entire series
 
Kentucky Headhunters
THU Mar 29 | 8 PM | $59
 
Raine Hamilton: Lobby Series
THU Apr 5 | 7:30 PM | $25
 
Four By Four
MON Apr 9 | 7 PM | $61.50
 
Madagascar Jr. by St. Mary's School
April 25 & 26 | 7 PM | $12
 
Kip Moore
MON May 14 | 7:30 PM | $59
 
Queen: Its a Kinda Magic!
THU May 24 | 8 PM | $59
 
Okee Dokee Brothers
SUN May 27 | 2 PM | $10
 
"Weird Al" Yankovic
SUN Jun 3 | 8 PM | $75
 
A Tribute To Elvis in Concert
TUE Jun 5 | 7 PM | $45
 
Derek Edwards
MON Jun 11 | 7:30 PM | $44.25

Tourism Medicine Hat
#330 Gehring Road S.W
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada T1B 4W1

Hours 
Labour Day - May Long
Monday - Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

May Long - Labour Day
Monday - Sunday: 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Phone:
Tourism Medicine Hat
403-527-6422 

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