Viola Desmond Legacy Art Project
The North End Business Association, and the Viola Desmond Legacy Committee wish to recognize the accomplishments of Viola Desmond through a commemorative legacy art piece to be erected on Gottingen Street in Halifax’s North End in the summer of 2022.
December 6, 2021
We invite you to a community conversation on a legacy art project to commemorate the impact of Viola Desmond’s activism and business contributions
Share With Us
A project of this scale and importance makes your feedback extremely valuable. Please take a moment to tell us what you know about Viola and how best to commemorate the impact of Viola Desmond’s activism and business contributions.
Call to Artists
We seek to commission a qualified artist or artist team to create a new permanent public artwork to celebrate the life and legacy of Viola Desmond. A grand prize of $100,000 will be awared to the winning proposal.