TREX Space 


TREX Space is a public art gallery in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The space also functions as a the headquarters for TREX Southeast — one of the four regional partners responsible for managing the AFA Travelling Exhibition program. In alignment with the TREX program mandate, TREX Space is committed to making Alberta artwork accessible to Albertans. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and promoting the work of Albertan artists and is always completely FREE and open for all to enjoy.

Located in the heart of downtown Medicine Hat, TREX Space helps position the city as a leader in championing and celebrating the work of Albertan artists. 



FEB 3 – APR 6, 2024 ︎︎︎ Cat’s Cradle

1 & 2. Installation views of Cat’s Cradle at TREX Space featuring work by Angeline Simon, Sondra Meszaros and Jane Ash Poitras.

The travelling exhibition Cat's Cradle features work by Alberta artists Sondra Meszaros, Jane Ash Poitras and Angeline Simon. Work by each artist employs photomontage, a collage technique involving the collecting, organizing, arranging and fixing of photographs and other media into new arrangements. The resulting artwork can be understood as attempts to dissect and reveal hidden or peripheral histories of identity, emotion, social norms and other cultural-political arenas of both personal and civilizational significance.

FEB 3 – APR 6, 2024 ︎︎︎ Patch Portraits

3 & 4. Installation views of Patch Portraits at TREX Space featuring work by Raneece Buddan and Michelle Sound.

Patch Portraits showcases the work of Michelle Sound and Raneece Buddan, two artists who employ fabrics and materials of cultural heritage to explore the genre of portraiture and identity. Stitching, patching and collaging together found and fabricated textiles, the resulting bodies of work by each artist showcase multiple ways in which threads and fabrics can be deployed in contemporary art practices.

FEB 3 – APR 6, 2024 ︎︎︎ FREE Drop-in Art Station with Collage Activities ✂📚




Tuesday – Saturday
12 PM – 5 PM

TREX Space is closed to the public during stat holidays and installation periods. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date with upcoming exhibitions, events and closures.


#2 - 516 3rd Street SE
Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0H3

TREX Space is located on the corner of 3rd Street and 5th Avenue. We are just two blocks away from the Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, which we HIGHLY recommend you go and check out!


Through its programming and partnerships with local organizations, businesses and individuals, TREX Space acts as a community connector dedicated to growing, educating, strengthening and displaying local and provincial artistic talent. In fulfilling this mandate, TREX Space positions itself as an integral aspect of the cultural fabric, vibrancy and pride of downtown Medicine Hat.


TREX Space is an accessible, ground floor building equipped with a wheelchair accessible bathroom. We are a pet friendly gallery space 🐕‍🦺 so feel free to bring your four-legged friends along on your next visit!


Downtown Medicine Hat offers FREE two hour street parking. There is parking available in front of TREX Space and all along 3rd Street. For longer stays, consider parking up the hill in a residential area where parking is free all day (along Aberdeen, Belfast or Cambridge Street).

TREX Southeast respectfully acknowledges that it supports artistic activity on Treaty 6, 7 and 8 territories: traditional lands of First Nations and Métis peoples.

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TREX Space (TREX SE Headquarters)
#2 516 3rd Street SE
Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 0H3
403 527 6682
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