Hello there! Did you know that Henrimoweta is officially the sixteenth Art Gallery I've visited in South-Western Nigeria?! Crazy right. I took more time to explore art and history in the past year than ever before because art is life, a form of expression that can be linked to cultural assets plus it's much more … Continue reading TOP 5 THINGS I LOVED ABOUT HENRIMOWETA ART CENTRE
any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise man to be able to sell it. If your ideal Art Gallery isn't gigantic or overcrowded then Afolabi Art Gallery is the perfect catch for you. It's portable and about the size of small shop but it holds many artworks ranging from beadwork, metalwork, … Continue reading WHY HAVEN’T YOU VISITED AFOLABI ART GALLERY YET?
"Wetin una come do for here! You no see say the people no dey again. Oya bring money for those pictures!!" The shabbily dressed man said unapologetically. On my Twitter Feed, I made mention of a street photographer's guide for creating content within Nigeria. It's supposed to help anyone take care of encounters like the … Continue reading 13 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT GENESIS ART GALLERY
Let's head back to Osogbo, the art gallery is a contemporary one storey building, entry fee is free and you only need cash to purchase artworks or souvenirs. I visited on a hot afternoon and there were no other tourists at the time - a huge win for me. The tour of the premises commenced on the ground floor after being acquainted with the tour guide, he provided in depth details about each artwork plus he was very enthusiastic. The floor featured wood carvings, oil paintings, embroidery, pencil sketches, furniture, batik and tie and dye. There were also a few photographs of Chief Nike's achievements.