The eyes long for beauty as it attracted to colour and creativity. For the Love of art and all that is aesthetically pleasing, there are places to visit in Lagos to feed your eyes with handmade artworks as well as theatrical performances filled with the rich Nigerian cultural heritage. You can also purchase artworks as souvenirs as you explore. Here are four bus stops you definitely should highlight at
THE LEKKI ARTS AND CRAFTS MARKET
The Lekki Art and Crafts market also is known as Jakande Market located at Oba Elegushi St, Lekki Peninsula II, Lekki is known for handmade materials and artworks such as a raffia woven items, Ankara, coral beads, ebony wooden artefacts, paintings, metal artworks etc. It is a great place to shop for an African/ Nigerian souvenir if you need something to remind you of your cultural heritage.
NIKE ARTS GALLERY
Nike Arts Gallery located at 2 Elegushi Beach Road, Epe Expressway, Lekki Phase 1, Lekki offers varieties of drawings, paintings, sculptures, wood carving etc. It is an art centre encompassing everything about art including classes for dancing, drumming and quilting. It also promotes creativity and recycled artworks.
MENDE CANE VILLAGE
Mende Cane village located under the Ojota Bridge Maryland is a crafts village for materials mostly made of straw, cane or raffia. Items including household furniture, baskets, hats essentially made from raffia and cane are sold at the crafts village.
Terra Kulture located at Tiamiyu Savage Street Victoria Island in Lagos is a Nigerian premier cultural centre with a theatre for stage performances carried out every Sunday. It also features art functions and has an art gallery with a great aesthetic environment.