Art is a way of expression. There are some skilled people in the area of art and they are very expressive about it. In this article, we will discuss top 5 art galleries to visit in Lagos, Nigeria.
- Nike Art Gallery
The Nike art gallery is owned by a popular artist, Chief Nike Davies Okundaye. The gallery is located at 2, Elegushi Rd, Ikate 2nd Round-about, Epe Expressway, Lagos. Pictures that are taken for personal use are not allowed in the gallery in order to protect the originality of the work. A cafe is located in the gallery for drinks and relaxing. There are works ranging from Textiles to Paintings to Metal work to Fabrics.
2. Terra Kulture
Terra Kulture is a cultural, arts and entertainment center that was established by an entrepreneur and art lover, Bolanle Austen-Peters. It is located at The Terra Arena, Plot 1376 Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island. The reason behind her establishing this center is to promote the diversity and uniqueness of Nigerian culture. The building comprises an art gallery, food lounge, a theatre and an art shop.
3. Omenka Art Gallery
Omenka Art Gallery is owned by Oliver Enwowu. It is located at 24, Modupe Alakija Crescent, Ikoyi, Lagos. The building consists of an exhibition area and an outdoor lounge. The lounge has a waterside view for the art lovers that come around.
4. Red Door Gallery
This gallery is located at 51 Bishop Oluwole St, Lagos. The gallery is painted white and it has a significantly marked red door. The place is known for its originality and uniqueness.
5. Art Twenty One
Art Twenty One is located at 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Kuramo Waters, Victoria Island, within the upscale of Eko Hotel and Suites. The art space aims to present and promote local and international contemporary art. The space is designed to make art accessible to a large and growing audience who will be able to engage with a diverse range of contemporary art, cultural practice, and educational art programs.