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The best galleries, art and theatre in Accra

The Time Out Accra hot listThe Time Out Accra hot list

The Time Out Accra hot list

Read on for our guide to the week's coolest events and most interesting venues. If you manage to tick off all ten, head back to our home page for daily upd...

Q & A with the fascinating Yaw Owusu

Q & A with the fascinating Yaw Owusu

Time Out: Your use of pesewa coins has become your artistic calling card of sorts. Were there any other materials that came as a close second? Yaw Owusu: At th...

Design for life

Design for life

Past an A-Board that reads ‘Accra Redefined’ and up the wooden stairs of an old, somewhat ramshackle 1915 building in Usshertown, two buildings down from the Fo...

Accrartist: Poetra Asantewa

Accrartist: Poetra Asantewa

Ama Asantewa Diaka is the CEO of fashion brand, Alikoto Clothing, and greeting card company, Yobbings. She also heads up Love Rock, an NGO aiming to assist yout...

Investing in Ghanaian art

Investing in Ghanaian art

Is now the perfect time to invest in Ghanaian art? 

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Accra's best art galleries

Nubuke Foundation

Nubuke Foundation

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 interesting art gal...

Artists Alliance Gallery

Artists Alliance Gallery

This three-storey gallery is home to a large array of Ghanaian artists and sculptors such as Augustine Gokah, Betty Acquah, Nii T Mills, Ebenezer Borlabie, Kofi...

Loom

Loom

Loom’s Frances Ademola has a popular gallery that exhibits paintings and sculptures by a good selection of Ghana’s foremost artists, with a smattering of expres...

Joe’s Perspective Art Boutique

Joe’s Perspective Art Boutique

This luxury art boutique set up by Kukua Ampah has recently opened a branch at the new Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel. Many of the elegant and creative pieces ...

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From highlife to hiplife From highlife to hiplife

From highlife to hiplife

Accra is one of Africa's leading musical cities - and the spiritual home of a style that's been taking over the world in recent years: African highlife

African art

African art

Time Out's slideshow of art and crafts to see in museums and galleries across Accra

The art of death

The art of death

An inside look at Accra's iconic fantasy coffin art - as practised by the Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop

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Accra's cultural centres

Goethe-Institut

Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Institut is the German cultural centre and celebrates 50 years of being in Ghana. It has an impressive array of events and art exhibitions. Links bet...

Alliance Française d’Accra

Alliance Française d’Accra

The Accra-based arm of the French cultural centre offers a large range of artistic activities every week. It particularly excels in live music events, but there...

Nubuke Foundation

Nubuke Foundation

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 interesting art gal...

WEB Du Bois Memorial Centre

WEB Du Bois Memorial Centre

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African-American civil rights activist who became a citizen of Ghana in the 1960s. He was known as the ‘Father of Pan-Af...