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

July 31, 2021

What’s new @ Medalta

February 1, 2021

“We’ll Give it a Try” – A Tribute for Darcey Howells

Darcey Howells, born Feb 19, 1956, was hired as Site Superintendent, Medalta’s very first employee back in 1994. Building and maintaining the Historic Clay District for almost 25 years, Darcey was an invaluable member of […]
March 13, 2020

Covid-19 Medalta Updates

Update Friday, July 2nd, 2021: The Medalta museum is pleased to welcome visitors back! What we’re doing to keep you safe: Timed prebooked admission – may be booked 2 hours in advance online. Encouraging physical […]
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, […]
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