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Address: 1161, Sanni Abacha way, Wuse, Abuja.
Phone: 070 5579 8781
Think creativity in all of its beauty? Abuja Arts and Crafts Village is the spot you need to be. Abuja Arts and Crafts Village is a community dealing in all works of Arts and crafts created by multi-talented artists in that vicinity and beyond.
Located at Wuse in Abuja, it is home to boundless creativity and unparalleled innovation. Set in a serene environment with a bubbling atmosphere and intriguing display of talent, it is the haven of inspiration.
History of Abuja Arts and Crafts Village
Established in 2003, the Abuja Arts and Crafts Village was built for the exhibition of Arts and Craft during the commonwealth meeting of various Heads of Government after which it was adapted as a tourist centre by the National Council for Arts and Culture.
Abuja Arts and Crafts Village has grown to be the biggest Art centre in Abuja and one of the most popular tourist attractions. The centre is divided into three sections:
- Visual Arts for paintings, sculptures, ceramics and general aesthetics
- Textile for fabrics and clothing
- Crafts for wood carving, bead making and leather works.
With an impressive collection of Artworks on display, Abuja Arts and Crafts Village is a little paradise for Arts enthusiast. Various exhibitions depicting the highly esteemed artistic prowess of the artists, it is bound to leave you in awe.
Things to do at Abuja Arts and Crafts Village
Take a tour and view various exhibitions
With numerous beautiful exhibitions ready to grace your sight including paintings, metal works, beads, woodcraft, leather amongst others. A tour around the centre for aesthetic pleasure and gratification.
Get a beautiful Painting of yourself
There are various professional artists available ready to bring whatever idea you conceive in your mind to life. You can commission an artist to make a beautiful painting of you for the fun of it.
Get a souvenir artwork
Amazing artworks crafted by extraordinary talents are on display. Purchase any of theses artworks to further appreciate and encourage these excellent artistes.
Abuja Arts and Crafts Village reflects the rich cultural heritage of Nigeria with a pure blend of modern and contemporary arts. It’s an experience everyone should get, a story everyone should live.