The Medicine Hat Cultural Centre
, which opened in 1983, is a unique venue for numerous cultural activities in Southern Alberta. This modern, elegant building is the culmination of a joint venture by the Medicine Hat College and the City of Medicine Hat. The centre is owned and operated by the Medicine Hat College. Situated on the beautifully landscaped College campus, this centre provides the ideal location for many educational and cultural activities. The Cultural Centre provides studio, rehearsal and performance space for many local cultural organizations. Monthly exhibits by local and regional artists are featured in the Cultural Centre Gallery. The Centre is also home to the Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music and Dance
2011 Cultural Centre Project Information
March 31, 2011
Medicine Hat College approached the City of Medicine Hat last year with a proposal to gain full use of the Cultural Centre for the expansion of the Visual Communications Program. The City agreed to work with the College and key stakeholders to look at viable solutions to relocate the current City supported user groups, but City Council has determined it is not financially feasible for the City to relocate the groups from the Cultural Centre.
"The College has been notified of the City’s decision and operation of the Cultural Centre will continue to be a shared responsibility of the City and the College," said Ray Barnard, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Medicine Hat.
The Cultural Centre opened in 1983 as a shared project of the City and the College and will continue to be a place for Arts and Culture to thrive in the Medicine Hat Community.
"Our goal has been to find an affordable way of serving the needs of our students, and I offer my thanks to the City for the energy and time they committed to their evaluation," said Dr. Ralph Weeks, President & CEO of Medicine Hat College. "Our motivation to steward resources intended for post-secondary education, and provide appropriate space for our students, continues."
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