Programs available for Children, Adults, and Educators.


Artists in Residence, Workshops, and Artist Lodge.


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


Events, Market @ Medalta, 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 15, 2019
  • MIAIR Artist Solo Exhibitions

    May 14, 2019 - July 15, 2019 @ 

  • Children's Summer Programs - Wacky and Wonderful

    July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019 @ 

    Ages 8 - 12. For more information: https://medalta.org/learning/childrens-programs/

  • MIAIR Workshop - Jeremy Hatch

    July 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am - July 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


What’s new @ Medalta

July 9, 2019

This Perfect Day Exhibition

Exhibition runs July 23—September 14, 2019 Closing reception: September 13, 2019 from 6-8pm.
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 [...]
September 29, 2018

Life Long Learning – Karen Sevigny

Karen Sevigny’s been participating at Medalta before Medalta was the place to be. To be able to say ‘I was an Artist in Residence before the Shaw Centre!’ or ‘We played in the Factory when it […]
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