Finding Omenka Gallery may not be easy for a first timer visiting the gallery but you will be glad you did once you find the deliberately hidden art and relaxation space in the home of late foremost Nigerian Artist, Ben Enwonwu on Ikoyi crescent in Ikoyi.
Omenka is a permanent art display gallery for works by leading and emerging Nigerian artists in different media. They organize solo and group exhibitions to promote visual arts from Nigeria and regularly publishes catalogues, scholarly materials centered on critical discourse on contemporary art along with the engaging quarterly Omenka Art and Lifestyle magazine.
Aside being a gallery, Omenka has a garden that is an incredible relaxation spot, a welcoming waterfront that brings you peace immediately you step in. Serene atmosphere, gentle breeze, occasional bird chirps and a drinks’ bar to soothe your mind and ease your stress away. You have an holistic experience from enjoying the arts displayed inside and the natural bliss you encounter outside.
Omenka is perceived as an exclusive art gallery but it is open to the public for visitation from Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm and 10am – 4pm on Saturdays at 21, Ikoyi crescent (by the American Consulate) Ikoyi, Lagos . Click here for more information about Omenka Gallery and their upcoming exhibitions.