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Esplanade Art Gallery

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Esplanade Art Gallery in Medicine Hat, Alta., invited 17 ceramic artists to explore Canadian themes and identities. more

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Ontario artist John Kissick's exhibition, "The Boom Bits," on view at the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre in Medicine Hat, Alta. until Dec. 27, features the complex patterned abstracts that have garnered much critical praise. more

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M. Eileen Murray’s opulent paintings of luxurious homes gesture, at times uncomfortably, towards the excesses of consumerism. more

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In the short time viewers spend in Rory Mahony’s immersive exhibition, they are offered a glimpse of what portraiture’s future may or may not be. It may not be static, it may not be entirely visual, and it may not be easy to define. more

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A First Nations War Shirt, called a Soo-Car-Sim, was recently returned to the Esplanade Museum in Medicine Hat from the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) which specializes in museum conservation and restoration. more

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Aaron Nelson "Connectivity"

Photo by Luke Fandrich

Medalta Artistic Director, Aaron Nelson's latest exhibition at the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre in Medicine Hat is titled, appropriately enough, "Connectivity". more

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A traveling exhibition organized by Daina Warren when she was aboriginal curatorial resident at the National Gallery of Canada, "Don’t Stop Me Now!" was inspired by the varied ways indigenous people travel today. more

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Deanna Bowen’s great-grandparents fled the United States in the wake of the officially sanctioned and legislated Jim Crow segregation laws. more

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Known for her intricate glass work depicting flowers and figurative vases, a retrospective of Saskatchewan/Ontario glass artist Susan Rankin at Medicine Hat’s Esplanade Gallery surveys her work over the past 20 years. more

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Everyone is a product of their environment. But it is often not until that environment is presented in an artistic form that the public can begin to understand the forces at work. more

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Like a twice-exposed photograph, Toronto artist Brenda Joy Lem’s silkscreen prints often feature many distinct images blended together in a haunting collage. more

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Esplanade Art Gallery curator Joanne Marion and Les Manning, director of Medalta Artists in Residency program, jointly selected the works in "Contemporary Canadian Ceramics." more

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