The Top Art Galleries in Uganda

Sculptures on exhibition in Afriart Gallery
Sculptures on exhibition in Afriart Gallery | © Afriart Gallery
Photo of Olive Nakiyemba
Culture Trip Writer20 March 2018

Visiting art galleries in Uganda is one way to delve into her rich, diverse culture, which is manifested in the works that are showcased. Here are some of the top galleries to explore as you marvel at Uganda’s stunning art.

Umoja Art Gallery

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Some of the art exhibited at Umoja Art Gallery | Olive Nakiyemba / © Culture Trip
Umoja Art Gallery is a contemporary gallery aiming to revive Uganda’s cultural heritage while showcasing art works depicting Uganda’s daily life. Umoja Art Gallery encourages the exchange of artists’ work through exhibitions to foster the development of art in Uganda.

Afriart Gallery

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An ongoing exhibition titled "Posers" at Afriart Gallery | Olive Nakiyemba / © Culture Trip
Afriart Gallery is arguably the leading contemporary art gallery. It also has the largest exhibition space at one of its two branches that’s a members only gallery. Howeverm it can be accessed with a day pass at $5, or membership, which is $14 and $27 for couples. Afriart holds monthly exhibitions to showcase some of the best artwork that has gone to exhibit worldwide. It exhibits paintings, crafts, sculptures, and textiles.