Arts and Culture

We are committed to ensuring the arts flourish and our heritage is celebrated and preserved.

The Esplanade in downtown Medicine Hat

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre

Where arts and heritage come to life, where the stories of our great collective culture are told through concerts, plays, exhibitions, programs and more.


Downtown Courthouse
Heritage Resources

Local resources that have architectural, heritage or cultural value and merit preservation.

Saamis Tepee
Saamis Tepee

The world's tallest tepee is located just off the Trans-Canada Highway.

Self-guided tours

We recognize the role creativity, culture and heritage play in our quality of life. Our city is rich with cultural resources, contributing to the community's well-being.

Explore our art, museum, concert venues and more through one of our self-guided walking tours.

Downtown Stories

Downtown Stories celebrates our past and present, as well as the spirit of community connection. This isn’t a tour of facts and dates, it is a storytelling experience that we invite you to be a part of.

Downtown Stories

Walking tours

Saamis Archaeological Site

A Provincial Historic Site located in the valley of Seven Persons Creek.

Saamis Archaeological Site

Cultural Centre

The Medicine Hat Cultural Centre is located on the Medicine Hat College campus. The City of Medicine Hat works with the college to provide studio space for local art clubs.

A multi-purpose studio is available for private rentals.

Facility Rentals

TREX Space

Headquarters for the AFA Travelling Exhibition program and gallery space for featuring Albertan artwork. 

TREX Website

Online historic tour map

Historic Tour

A virtual map of Medicine Hat's beautiful heritage properties.

Historic Resources Story Map