With a thriving arts scene that celebrates both traditional and contemporary forms of expression, Accra boasts a plethora of art galleries that showcase the diversity and creativity of Ghanaian and African artists. In this exploration of art galleries across Accra, we delve into the heart of Ghana’s creative landscape and uncover the captivating world of visual arts.

If you’re interested in museums as well, we also have a list of the best museums in Accra you can check out. 

La Gallery ShowRoom

What used to be a supermarket, is now transformed into one of Ghana’s premier centers for historic and contemporary art and design. Co-founded by Eyetsa Lorraine (also founder of ‘The Shop Accra by Eyetsa’) and Safoa Aisha. 

Located in the bustling neighborhood of Labadi along the Labadi high street, La Gallery Accra is located on the ground floor of Suncity Apartments and is easily accessible.

Currently there is an exhibition by Tei Mensah Hoagie which will be ongoing until 9th September 2023. You can find upcoming exhibits on their website. 

The creative space will also be home to special events such as interior design shows, artist talks, and workshops, to engage with the community and promote a deeper cultural education and appreciation.

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 7pm. Contact num: 055 777 4914

Ada Contemporary Art Gallery (inside Villagio)

Established in 2020 by contemporary African art advisor Adora MBA, the Ada Contemporary Art Gallery specializes in the work of emerging artists across Africa and its diaspora.

Through its program of curated exhibitions, Ada supports fresh talent across a diverse set of mediums, offering early career artists – many of which are entirely new to the market – an opportunity to present a comprehensive portfolio of work. 

Located on the ground floor of Alto tower, which is one of the famous Villagio Vista towers, you will surely find the continent’s contemporary art community.  

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Wednesday to Saturday from 11am to 6pm and on Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. Contact num: 055 426 3990

Gallery 1957 (in Kempinski Hotel)


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Located at the famous Kempinski Hotel in Accra, Gallery 1957 was originally set up to promote Ghana and West Africa’s presence in the arts scene, it now encompasses the Global South and its diaspora.

Founded by Marwan Zakhem on Ghana’s Independence Day in 2016, it has since been a must-see for an art lover in Ghana. The gallery’s exhibitions are thought-provoking and engaging, and its events are not missed.

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm. Contact num: 030 396 7575

Nubuke Foundation

Nubuke Foundation is a Ghanaian contemporary art and cultural institution based in East Legon, Accra, and Wa, Upper West region. Founded in 2006, the Foundation serves as a nexus for preserving, recording, and promoting contemporary arts and culture, working to make the appreciation of art, culture, heritage, and history accessible to all.

The Foundation has a wide range of programs supporting Ghana’s arts, culture, and heritage and strives to support the practice of Ghanaian artists, and offering events such as art exhibitions, poetry or book readings, art talks, film screenings, performances, seminars, and workshops for the culturally curious and creatively inclined. 

In addition, The Foundation houses a new bespoke multi-faceted art gallery, commercial art and gift shop, a co-working space, an artist residency, studio space, a library, and a pleasant mix of green, open recreational areas.

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am- 5pm. Contact num: 0289 102 163 / 0277 445 596

Amba Gallery


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Amba Gallery is a space dedicated to showcasing both contemporary and historic African art and design. 

Founded by Italian-Albanian architect Blerta Copa, founder of Ghana- and London-based Ble Architecture, the museum’s display spans over four decades of collection, including particularly ancient design modalities such as wooden sculpture, bronze, and handwoven antique textiles such as Kente, mud cloth, and batik

Being passionate about the preservation of African art, this space will be open to all to educate and connect art lovers to ancient African art.

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Tuesdays to Saturdays 19am-8:30 pm and Sundays 11:30am-7pm. 

Berj Art Gallery

Berj Art Gallery was founded in 1996 by Joyce Quarhie, an avid Art collector.  She has championed West African Art for over 30 years and boasts a Prominent Collection of Paintings, Bronzes and wooden Sculptures.

The museum is home to some of Ghana’s leading artists, showcasing their paintings, sculptures and photographs in a warm, friendly and inviting atmosphere. From acclaimed painters, photographers, traditional sculptors, to stars of the future, Berj Art Gallery will present major exhibitions in a fusion of local and international celebration of art. 

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm. Contact num: 0302 764606

Dikan Center

Dikan Center is a non-profit visual education organization, founded by Ghanaian photographer and filmmaker Paul Ninson. It is Africa’s biggest photography library in Accra, committed to visual education and visual storytelling. Mr. Ninson’s goals are to give a voice to African people and to help local aspiring photographers develop their careers without the need to fight with obstacles he had to face himself. 

The space offers workshops and exhibitions, which will host regular shows of different African and diasporan artists. They also have a library space which is open to the public for free. No membership needed, you can just walk in. 

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Tuesdays to Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-7pm and Sunday 12pm-7pm. Contact num: 0598282819

Institute Museum of Ghana

Founded in November 2020 by Joseph Awuah Darko’s, the Noldor Artist Residency is Ghana’s first independent artist residency and fellowship program for contemporary African artists on the continent and in the diaspora. 

The fellowship programs invite emerging artists to explore their creative practices over varying tenures (6 months to 1 year) as a Senior, Junior, Visiting and Digital Fellows. Whereas, the residency program invites established artists to develop a body of work over a 6-week period, after which the works are exhibited at the Institute Museum of Ghana – a pillar of Noldor.

The space is open to public and private visits of the artists during their creation process and exhibition days. 

Entry is free. Opening day/times are Tuesday – Saturday 9am-4pm. Contact num: 026 299 2975