Nova Scotia Archives

Chase Exhibition Gallery

The Chase Gallery, located on the lobby level of the Archives Building, 6016 University Avenue, offers short-term exhibition space at a reasonable fee for local and provincially-based artists and art organizations. Feature exhibits change monthly. Free Admission.


Polar Stillness

Polar Stillness

Design For Health presents an interactive art exhibition
Artists: Maria Valverde and Flavia Nasrin Testa
October 2018

Opening reception: Wednesday October 10th  6pm to 8 pm  meet the artists & interact live!

Design for Health is a company started by Architect and Industrial Designer, Carlo Testa that creates healthy work, home environments. 

Maria Valverde is a local artist who works in support services at the QE2 hospital and volunteers in her free time teaching art. She helps her students process the exploration of suicide, sexual trauma, divorce and death. 

Flavia Nasrin Testa is an outsider artist who works internationally with immigrants, marginalized people, promoting cross culture and social awareness through art.

Together, Maria and Flavia are carrying on the legacy of their respective fathers who immigrated to Canada and bringing their creative work of art, architecture and design in the province of Nova Scotia. They will use activist art, for renewal, community help through classes, talks,  interactive programs.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; Wednesday: 8:30 am to 9:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Location: Chase Gallery, Public Archives of Nova Scotia,  6016 University Avenue, Halifax