Our Top 10 Art Galleries to visit in Lagos
For Art Enthusiasts...Winter is here!
Have you been meaning to check out cool sculptures and artifacts? Well then, brace yourselves! We have the perfect collection of galleries you can visit on a budget and usually exhibitions are free entry! Here are our top 10:
Nike Art Gallery, Lekki.
Located in Lekki Phase 1 around the 3rd roundabout. The moment you enter Nike gallery you see raveled sculptures that speak a thousand words and even the building itself breathes art. It is owned by one of Nigeria’s oldest artists, Nike Davies Okundaye that are respected worldwide.
Rele Gallery, Lagos Island.
This gallery is somewhat a new development in Nigeria but is widely avowed by prolific millennials. A complex mixture of new definitive art pieces and old art pieces. It gives creative’s a chance to be art themselves as they encourage a lot of pictures which is also a form of expression.
Red Door Gallery, Victoria Island
This Concealed gallery displays articulate pieces in a small space.One of the most exquisite galleries for the elite and extremely exclusive. Also, yes it does have a red door at the entrance and there just happens to be surprises in every corner of the gallery from metal chairs to record players.
Terrakulture , Victoria Island.
Although not a new development, this diverse gallery does exhibitions as well as plays and doubles as a restaurant. A top recreational spot with pure nature and immerse cultural insights.
White Space Gallery, Ikoyi.
An Open Creative space for young creative’s to express themselves through paintings. This mini creative space that holds exhibitions, spoken word and poetry slams regularly is a must visit.This compact space has found ways to create something from nothing.
Art Twenty One, Victoria Island.
Positioned in the heart of Eko Hotel. One of the best art galleries to get souvenirs. Holds beautiful artifacts and is definitely a gorgeous place to visit.
Hour Glass Gallery, 23 Norman Williams Ikoyi.
A superb gallery always buzzing with young art enthusiasts filled with contemporary and colorful African art for visual consumption.
This gallery in its very essence displays such richness in African art and abstract paintings. Extreme abstract works and paintings to lift your spirits.
Nimbus Ikoyi set in the Bogobiri art house.
You know what they say, save the best for last. Perfect for art lovers to chill, have some palm wine drink and enjoy live music.Guess what? They have a pool table and a library! Just the icing on the cake we needed. The serene gallery also has a hotel and restaurant that serves delicious meals at affordable prices. This unique gallery is also a bookshop and displays quite tasteful paintings of the great Fela Anikulapo Kuti.