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

Nothing from April 21, 2021 to April 22, 2021.

What’s new @ Medalta

March 2, 2021

Medalta @ Home

These virtual events are ‘Pay What You Will’ to support Medalta. Please consider a donation when registering. Expand your love of pottery, heritage, and knowledge from the comfort of your own home with your friendly […]
February 19, 2021

March 50/50 Raffle

Only 33% of our funding comes from government sources. The other 66% we earn, we rent, we make, we teach, we sell, and WE ASK. With Covid-19 changing the course of all of our lives, many of the events and programs that would help to keep Medalta’s doors open are not currently viable. With this exciting new lottery, we can raise money to supplement our revenue while also helping out a lucky winner with a cash prize.
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 […]
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