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

What’s new @ Medalta

September 28, 2021

Site Superintendent, Cody Weiss, Wins Vital People Award

We are pleased to announce that our Site Superintendent, Cody Weiss, has won the Vital People Award, from the Community Foundation of South Eastern Alberta. Cody’s exceptional contribution to Medalta started when he was first […]
September 20, 2021

Covid-19 Medalta Updates

The Medalta museum is pleased to welcome visitors back! We have implemented the ‘Restrictions Exemption Program’ within our facilities. This includes the museum, weddings/events, gift shop, Shaw Centre for Contemporary Ceramics, artist-in-residence program, adult ceramics […]
August 20, 2021

“Can You Tell Me About My Pottery?”

“What is this worth?” “How old is this crock?” “Where is this from?” The questions we receive about our historic pottery never end! To be honest, it kind of keeps us going. How many times […]
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