Nubuke Foundation
11 years and more in support of the arts in Ghana
Issue 11 - November 2017

Upcoming exhibition...
Gideon Appah
In Pokua's Place
Opening 9 December 2017 @7pm
Main Gallery @ Nubuke Foundation
till 2  March 18
Nubuke Foundation is proud to present Gideon Appah as our 2017 Young Ghanaian artist 
(YGA) with a debut solo exhibition: In Pokua’s Place. Appah will be presenting a body of textured and vivid mixed media artworks that pay homage to his grandmother (Pokua). The exhibition is a nostalgic tribute in memory of her, with the works serving as a reminder of her place, space and legacy in his childhood and family. 

Ongoing exhibition elsewhere...
Akԑ yaaa heko//One does not take it anywhere
Gallery 1957
Ongoing till 10 February 2018
Collaborative project between renowned fantasy coffin maker, Paa Joe and performance artist, Elisabeth Efua Sutherland.Paa Joe explores specific funeral practices of the country’s Ga and Fante communities – coastal societies to which the Artists belong. The exhibition focuses on the fictional passing of a young girl.

Past events 
Art Fair: ArtXLagos
The Civic Centre
Victoria Island

Nubuke Foundation participated in the 2nd edition of Art X Lagos.Patrick Tagoe-Turkson's mesmerising kaleidoscopic tapestry of works was revealed to audiences for the first time in Lagos.
Ghana Must Go- Critical Mass
Main Gallery @ Nubuke Foundation
Ghana Must Go: Critical Mass came to an end on Friday 24 November 2017. It was a coworking space for creative thinkers and the last two months have been phenomenal. The collaborations and projects that have developed through our programme makes us certain that Ghana Must Go forward. We will be shortlisting one of the nine projects we have been presented with and incubate them for a year.
Upcoming events elsewhere
Sabolai Radio Music Festival
Jamestown - Brazil Lane
11 - 16 December 2017
The 8th annual SABOLAI RADIO Music Festival returns with events over the week of December 11 – 16, 2017 in Accra, Ghana. We celebrate 7 years of space-making for West African alternative music in Ghana. In honor of this special anniversary, SABOLAI RADIO opens the festival to submissions from music artists.
Accra Theatre Workshop
Terra Alta @7pm
28 December 2017
Tickets cost GHS80 
Accra Theatre Workshop presents "Messiah" with Guest Composer Jaime Alexander Diaz, accompaniment by afro - maestros orchestra and choreography by Elisabeth Efua Sutherland. 
Artists' information-prizes, residencies and workshops...
Open call for Ghanaian artists between 25 and 40.
Click here to apply:
Currently Open till 31st December 2017.
Click here and visit our website for full details, other artist residencies and calls for participation.
Open call for artists over 21 years of age.
Deadline to apply is 16th December 2017
Click here to apply

  Visit Arts Collaboratory website for information from the 24 other arts institutions in the AC network.  

Rings and Things!
The Gift Shop is now relocated inside the Nu Gallery.
Immerse yourself in the only best-selling photographic book on Ghana- Ghana A Portrait.
Available in Nubuke Foundation giftshop.
Other stockists including Sedco and Wild Gecko...

  • The library is stocked with Art books and journals and a selection of children's books.
  • Our grounds are available for cultural events or other private receptions.

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Nubuke Foundation
Lome Close , East-Legon, Accra
Near Mensvic Grand Hotel
Open: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00pm
         Sunday 12:30pm - 4:00pm