The Medalta International Artists in Residence Program serves ceramic artists at all stages of their careers, encouraging cooperation and creativity with open, spacious, semi-private studios. Artists from all over the world bring different experiences, techniques, ideas and a vibrant energy to this working museum, education centre and studio complex.
Medalta in the Historic Clay District
713 Medalta Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 3K9
Mentions in Galleries West
Clint Neufeld will guide you through all aspects of mold making and slip casting in this 5-day workshop.
Jun 28, 2016
We have been doing some pretty exciting research here at Medalta this year. Some know Medalta as an artists residency program, some know it as a National Historic Site and others know Medalta for its community programming.
Mar 27, 2016
On April 9, 2015, BMO Financial Group announced a $350,000 donation to Medalta to create new artists lodging facilities on the Historic Medicine Hat Brick & Tile Plant site which was acquired from I-XL Industries in 2011.
Apr 17, 2015
Medalta is making the old new again with an innovative new line of dishes. Re-Designed Medalta is a new concept that has artists and designers creating contemporary patterns for whiteware dishes that have been in storage for decades.
Mar 8, 2014
Medalta has some especially exciting news to share. Thanks to two very generous donations, we are getting ready to install a brand new natural gas Blaauw kiln in our contemporary artist studios.
Mar 6, 2014
Wild Rose Abstract considers five abstract painters working in Alberta – Scott Cumberland, Douglas Haynes, Poul Nielsen, Robert Scott and Yulin Wang.
Dec 21, 2013
On Saturday, December 8, 2012, the Medicine Hat Brick & Tile site, located in the River Flats Neighbourhood of Medicine Hat, Alberta and part of the city’s Historic Clay District, was officially designated a Provincial Historic Resource.
Dec 14, 2012
The Art of James Marshall is a beautiful coffee table book featuring Marshall's life, told through his vast and varied body of work (including his pencil drawings, large-scale murals, ceramic art and photography).
Nov 16, 2012
The announcement, which came on December 30, 2011 from Canada’s Governor General’s office, celebrated “his contributions to the promotion of ceramics, as an artist, teacher and arts advocate.”
Jan 15, 2012
The Medalta International Artists in Residence program can add the University of Montana to its list of partners. In 2011, both organizations agreed on a partnership which would enable promising ceramic arts students to gain real-world experience.
Jan 9, 2012
The Medalta Potteries National Historic Site in Medicine Hat recently unveiled a two-year renovation project, the result of $3 million in funding raised by the Friends of Medalta Society.
Dec 31, 2011
SUSAN KNIGHT, "Under the Influence," Hive Artists' Hub, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Dec 10, 2010 – January 19, 2011
Photoshop and its relationship to Fine Art has been contentious for some time. The general sentiment around Photoshop art is that it is either gimmicky, niche or confined to the more commercial-friendly graphic design realm.
Apr 30, 2011
For decades, the Medalta Potteries in Medicine Hat, Alberta produced 75 per cent of all the dishes manufactured in Canada.
Dec 31, 2009