Nubuke Foundation

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Nubuke Foundation
Dan Neilsen

The Nubuke Foundation has been in this, its first permanent location, since 2009. In this pleasant building in East Legon is one of the most important art galleries in the city, dedicated to Ghanaian visual art, culture and heritage. It was set up to provide an artistic space for Ghanaian artists (often in collaboration with artists from other countries) and show off their talents. It has also a philanthropic aim to support artisans around the country. One successful project was with kente cloth weavers in Tsiame, in the Volta Region, teaching them how to make more commercially appealing cloth (tableware and bedding for example) as well as improving techniques such as colour fastening. The results, available at its shop, are beautiful pieces of work (between GH¢100-600 for two yards). Its vibrant cultural offering includes poetry evenings, Saturday workshops, art walks, film and music. Keep an eye on the website for details.

Venue name: Nubuke Foundation
Contact:
Address: 7 Adamafio Close, East Legon
near Mensvic Grand Hotel
Accra

Opening hours: Open 10am-5.30pm Tue-Sat.
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