Programs available for Children, Adults, and Educators.


Artists in Residence, Workshops, and Artist Lodge.


The history of Medicine Hat’s clay and pottery industry.


Event Rentals, Black & White Gala, and community involvement.

Medalta in the Historic Clay District

Medalta is an innovative, industrial non-profit museum, contemporary ceramic arts facility, art gallery and community hub in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. Located within a converted century-old factory, it has become an exciting place where cutting-edge technologies meet historic restoration and archaeology come together.

Our education and community programs are an important and vibrant part of Medicine Hat and surrounding area; these programs could not be offered without the generosity of our members.


Upcoming Events

January 17, 2021
  • Medalta Closed

    January 17, 2021

What’s new @ Medalta

March 13, 2020

Covid-19 Medalta Updates

Update Sunday, December 13th 2020: The Medalta museum is now closed to visitors as per the Alberta mandatory restrictions set in place, with the expected open date of January 12th, 2021. Our Giftshop is open […]
February 14, 2020

The Art of the Seconds Sale

If you’re unfamiliar with the magical term that is ‘seconds’, it refers to ceramic pieces that have an imperfection and thus have been deemed unfit for sale at full price. Don’t let this deter you, […]
November 30, 2018

The Story of What Fuels Medalta is Changing

Medalta is no stranger to transition. It is what has made us endure for over a century and become what we are today. In the late 1880s coal was the fuel used to fire the first bricks made in the Historic Clay District [...]
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