About

Teichert Gallery Sales and Rentals

Teichert Gallery is Atlantic Canada’s largest art sales and rental gallery

Our promise to you: quality artwork, affordable prices and flexible options to rent or buy.  

With over 1,000 works by 200 artists and 40 years’ experience, we find the best Atlantic artists and artwork to share with you – from emerging talent to established artists.

Did you know? When you rent or buy from Teichert Gallery, you are also supporting us and the arts community in many ways.

  • We've helped hundreds of artists enjoy successful careers in Atlantic Canada.
  • Many pieces decorate homes and offices all over the world, building our cultural reputation internationally.
  • We donate all profits to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to buy major artworks to be enjoyed by the public. Thank you!
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Rentals & Purchases

Whether you want art for your home or office, we offer flexible rent and rent-to-buy options.

Personal Rentals

We make it easy to have affordable art in your home. With an Art Gallery of Nova Scotia membership, you can rent artwork for up to six months, with small monthly payments.

After six months, you can either swap it for a new piece, or buy it – it’s that simple. If you buy it, we’ll apply your rental fees to the sale price. Here's why our clients love to rent:

  • Perfect for temporary living spaces – condos, rentals or homes
  • Gives you time to decide if the art suits the space
  • Great for serial home decorators who like to change it up often!
  • Rental payments are modest, you don’t tie up your cash
  • Perfect for art lovers on a budget, who dream of art on every wall
  • Suits those who like short-term arrangements

Professional Rentals

Art in the office sets you apart from other organizations. In addition to inspiring employees and clients, it shows your support for local artists. With our flexible options, you can refresh often and impress everyone year-round! Here are some great reasons for bringing art to your workplace:

  • Original art adds beauty, warmth and cachet to any workspace
  • Works may be rotated annually, ensuring a fresh array of new work
  • Provides professional art for home stagers, interior decorators, photographers and real estate agents
  • All art offered through Teichert is selected by art experts – you’re assured a high-quality selection of works
  • Suits businesses with a cultural focus; and showcases your commitment to artists in the community
  • Great for both short-term rentals or long-term needs
  • According to Forbes.com, it may even increase employee efficiency, productivity, and creativity. And the rental expense is a tax deduction - everybody wins!

Purchase Only

Artworks that are $200 or less, or part of an exhibit, are for purchase only. Once the exhibit ends, unsold works are made available for rental on a first come, first serve basis.

Value Added Services for Corporate Members

Complimentary service

  • In-house consultations – our knowledgeable consultants will visit your workspace and help you select the perfect pieces for the size, shape and colour in your office.

Paid services

Delivery

  • Our pro movers have many years’ experience in moving artwork, ensuring your work arrives in perfect condition.

Installations

  • Don’t have the time or tools? Our experts will install your artwork quickly and efficiently, avoiding minor and major wall catastrophes!
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Submissions for Artists

Teichert Gallery welcomes your work and invites artists, both emerging and established, to become a part of our gallery collection and gain public exposure. Your artwork will reach many visitors through our gallery, through our online store, and from being part of events like Nocturne: Art at Night.

There is no fee to submit artwork with us. Submissions are juried monthly by a volunteer Accessions Committee. New submissions are welcome throughout the year. View our complete Accessions Policy.


Gallery Expectations

  • New artists must include a one-page biography and artist statement in their first email submission to the gallery. If works are accepted, the biography and statement will be made available on the artist’s gallery page.

  • Artworks must have the Artist’s name, Title and Date written clearly on the back of each artwork and each one must be wired and ready to hang. Artists are welcome to submit a maximum of 6 pieces per monthly Accessions. See our Framing Standards.

  • Artists must submit images of each work along with a completed PDF Article Receipt via email prior to dropping off their work. Images have to be high quality and ready for use on our website. Please note that hard copies or images of printed article receipts will not be accepted. Please contact us if you require help with completing your Article Receipt. Download our Article Receipt. Email to asar@novascotia.ca.

  • Artists are responsible for delivering their artwork to and for pick-up from the gallery. Artists are expected to pick up their work promptly upon notification from the gallery.

  • Original prints will be in editions of no more than 50. 

  • Photographs will be signed and numbered by the artist in editions of no more than 75.

Submission Process

Step One

Submit your completed Article Receipt PDF and images of artworks to asar@novascotia.caAll necessary paperwork must be received before works can be dropped off in the gallery. You will receive confirmation that your paperwork has been received.

Images must include artist's name and title of the artwork.

        Ex: Doe, Jane_TeichertGallerySubmission

Step Two

Once you have received confirmation that the gallery has received your Article Receipt and images, artists will schedule an appointment to drop off their work. Book an appointment here.

Step Three

You can drop off your work in person during your designated appointment time (unless otherwise specified). All artworks must arrive by 3 pm on or before the submission deadline. 

Step Four

You will be notified of Accessions Committee decisions the week following the submission deadline. Artists are asked to promptly schedule an appointment to pick up work that has not been accepted. 

     
    For more information call 902-424-3087 or email us.

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    Volunteer with Us

    Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do – we couldn’t do it without them. Maybe that’s why our volunteers work with us for many years. If you love art and meeting people, then we'd love to hear from you!

    Our volunteers receive new art, assist gallery customers and liaise with artists whose work is on display.

    In addition to meeting like-minded volunteers and visitors, you’ll learn about art and hone your skills in a retail setting. It’s a great way to build your resume, or enjoy a few hours weekly with other art enthusiasts.

    How it Works:

    • An Executive Director and part-time staff provide day-to-day gallery operations. 
    • Volunteers generally work weekdays, and one 3.5 hour shift: either 10:00 am until 1:30 pm, or from 1:30 pm until 5:00 pm, from mid September until mid June.
    • Duties include assisting clients in making their selection of art for their home or office, accepting work from artists, assisting with transactions, maintaining the collection among others.
    • Our files and transactions are computerized. Knowledge of computers is desirable, and training will be provided.

    For more info please email the gallery or call 902-424-3087. If you are ready, you may fill out an Volunteer Application Form and send it in.