What to Do in Lagos: Art Exhibitions in Lagos this Month

This is for every lover of art or art enthusiast. Just as you already know, we love bringing the best to your screens so we curated for you the exhibitions happening in Lagos right now and for the rest of the month. So without further ado, Let’s dive in;

   1. State of Africa – Windsor Gallery

The “State of Africa” is a group exhibition featuring works by Brice Esso from Ivory Coast, Musa Ganiyy from Nigeria, Pascal Konan from Ivory Coast, Aida Muluneh from Ethiopia, Kristine Tsala from Cameroon, Mederic Turay from Ivory Coast, and Didier Viode from Ivory Coast.

This exhibition focuses on the myriad voices, stories, and cultures that make up Africa’s artistic identity, it examines some ways in which artists interpret Africa’s contemporary complexities but more importantly its resilience, strength, diversity, and talent. Through their art, these creators navigate the intersections of tradition and modernity, heritage and innovation, echoing the ever-evolving dialogue between Africa’s past and present.

The exhibition is open from the 16th of September to the 21st of October

Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Location: Windsor Gallery, 4c Goriola Street, VI.

2. Who We Are When the Glory is Gone – Rele Gallery


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An exhibition of Jessica Soares’s art, curated by Wana Udobang. It is a navigation of loss, a grieving we must have, and reconciliation with self in a world that often doesn’t make room for us when we cannot meet its expectations.

This work stems from the personal experiences of Jessica with alopecia ( loss of hair). She questioned the complexities and social notions around women’s hair and contemporary society through this work of art.

The exhibition is open from the 10th of September – the 21st of October

Time: Tues- Sat (11 am – 6 pm)
Location: Rele Gallery, 32D, Thompson Avenue, Ikoyi Lagos.

3. We Are Okay But We Are Not Like This Before – Kokopelli Art Gallery

A solo exhibition of paintings by Sisiano Paolo.
This exhibition explores the ‘self’ resulting from experiences lived over time, which simultaneously interrogates the duality of trauma and healing. It is an emphasis on experiences and how, through fleeting, they leave footprints on us.

The exhibition is open from the 3rd of September to the 23rd of September

Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Location: Kokopelli Art Gallery, 17 Ademola Street, Ikoyi Lagos.

4. Cadenza – Affinity Gallery


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An exhibition featuring Jonah Bulus, Peter Adelaja, Simon Ojeaga, Tosin Ajayi, Ugo Emebiriodo, and Ukandi Atsu. It was curated by Asibi Danjuma.

Cadenza was built on the idea of improvisation as it alludes to the reappraising of art histories to arrive at new and imagined territories. The artists delved into the lineages of painting, photography, sculpture,e, and classical music and have utilized their findings in building technical passages toward self-discovery.

The exhibition is open from the 3rd of September to the 30th of September.

Time: 11 am – 6 pm ( Tuesday to Saturday)
Location: Affinity Gallery, 1-7 Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

5. A Shared Gaze – Gemini Arts Gallery & OOP Lagos


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A Shared Gaze is a duo exhibition of paintings by Gbemileke Adekunle and Midegbeyan Ojisua. It was curated by Otsholeng Poo.

This exhibition delves into the profound realms of expressionism and figurative art. It unveils a series of paintings that meticulously capture the female form in its essence within a fragmented reality. Through this art, we get the opportunity to reflect on our perceptions and to engage with the nuanced emotions that connect us in our shared human experience.

The exhibition is open from the 10th to the 23rd of September.

Time: 9 am – 7 pm
Location: Gemini Art Gallery, 27/29 King George V Road, Onikan, Lagos.

Do you know of any other exhibition happening this week or month, feel free to share it with us.

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