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Nike Art Gallery

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Address: No. 2, Elegushi Road (3rd Round About, Epe Expressway, Ikate Cross Road) | Lekki Peninsula Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone Number: +234 813 151 1104

Nike Art Centre, Lagos, is one of Nigeria's hidden treasures. Located in...

Nike Art Centre, Lagos, is one of Nigeria's hidden treasures. Located in Lekki, Lagos, the four-story building compromises of an art gallery and textile museum featuring over 7,000 pieces and soon to have Coffee shop. The Centre has a diverse collection of art by a multitude of artists, celebrating Nigeria's talent, offering visitors an insight into all cultures of Nigeria through the medium of art. It can take up to a full day to discover all the Nike Art Centre has to offer. Fortunately, the gallery is open 7 days a week often holding art exhibitions, workshops and cultural days. If you're feeling creative you can take an art course with Nike or go on one of her week-long retreats outside of Lagos in Osun state (Osogbo), Kogi state (Ogidi) and Abuja, all of which you can visit with 'Nike Tours'. The tours offer overnight accommodation at her guesthouses, and partake in creating traditional African crafts such as adire, batik, indigo, beadwork, painting, or carving. Nike Art Centre is an impressive gallery and a must for art lovers.

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A must go in Lagos

As a visitor to Lagos, you cannot afford to miss out on a visit to this gallery. A visit will help you learn more about Nigerian cultures besides the versatility in local art... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a visitor to Lagos, you cannot afford to miss out on a visit to this gallery. A visit will help you learn more about Nigerian cultures besides the versatility in local art and craft works. The environment is very spacious, clean & well ventilated with a nice ambience. Art work is displayed in all four floors. at least two... More 

Thank Delia_Kuye
Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are a lot of interesting art pieces here. Definitely a good place to visit if you want to learn more about Nigerian art.

Thank Ephii
Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You will get the warmest welcome in Nigeria from the lovely host Nike(the owner of the gallery) when you visit this place. I am an artist, I come here often. But it is a nice place to see loads of African art works- Paintings, textiles, sculpture and dance. Go there any time. You wont regret it.

Thank adaonyejike
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had to do a review of Nike Art Gallery for work and I can honestly say I was blown away after my time there. It's 2 floors of mind blowing African art not to mention the cafe situated outside. Even if you're not an art enthusiast, it would make a believer of you.

Thank Onnaedo O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The art was absolutely beautiful! We went as three couples and had a blast! Such a great experience and all of the beautiful art pieces that are for sale!! So much to choose from!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entering this art gallery, you will be amazed with the metal crafted works in the lobby. It has a strong note of deep rooted culture. Inside are collection of really beautiful paintings, unique art expressions from clothes, accessories, miniatures and other decorations that describes the African culture.

Thank strawberryfield2016
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Lagos, it is a must to visit this famous art gallery. In this gallery, you can find the paints and arts of Nigerian and west African artists. Unlike other gallery that the collection is only for show, most of them are open for sale. If you want to buy at a cheaper price, the staff may... More 

Thank stevelai80
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply amazing ! It's a beautiful place to visit when you really want to experience the beauty of art.

Thank Eagles At Lekki H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see and choose from. And I had the opportunity of meeting Nike on the day. Lovely welcoming lady. I will definitely return to buy a piece or two.

Thank EnnovyLondon
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Lagos has a wealth of art and talented artists. The Nike Art Gallery is an amazing day out with some really creative use of materials. Additionally, you will find that a lot of bars and hotels have excellent works of art to decorate their walls you will find that Nigerians are very adept at openly discussing art.

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