Thought Pyramid Center: Everything To Know Before Visiting
If you love art, you will agree with me that life is so much more colorful and brilliant just by their existence. So in this article, I will be shining the spotlight on a place called Thought Pyramid Center.
Who Founded Thought Pyramid Center And When?
Jeff Ajueshi, a Nigerian Gallerist, director, and Curator founded Thought Pyramid Center in 2007 in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Jeff has done a curation of over 60 exhibitions, some of which are works of Nigeria’s most proficient art mavens, used to tell a story about what Nigeria used to be and what she could be in the future.
Jeff’s exhibitions include amazing art works by Ben Osawe, Ben Enwonwu, David Dale, Okpueze, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Jimoh Buraimoh, Erhabor Emokpaye, Rufus Ogundele, Muraina Oyelami, Kolade Oshinowo, Twins 77, and Bisi Fakeye, just to mention a few.
If you are well versed in the art world, you might know some of these wonderful people. They have achieved marvelous fits in the Nigerian art space. And these exhibitions aren’t confined to just well-known forces in the Nigerian art space, you will also find several works of African artists that are nothing short of top-level.
Why Was The Thought Pyramid Created?
The purpose of the Thought Pyramid Center is to provide a space where new ideas can be conceived, birthed, and nurtured. It is to provide a space where there is no dividing line between art, thought, design, and craft. It is to provide a space where thinkers can converge and pave new paths for the future of African Art.
The Thought Pyramid Center is also on a mission, to “collect, conserve, and study modern and contemporary art of Africa, and the African Diaspora.” They aim to uplift the life of every lover of art out there through exhibiting works of art that means something to different people, that give creativity, innovation, and artistic superiority more headway.
Features Of The Thought Pyramid Center
The Thought Pyramid Center is indeed a wonderful art gallery. The aesthetics of the environment is simply stunning, spacious, and well-taken care of.
Things To Do
Thought Pyramid organizes exhibitions, workshops, lectures, symposiums, theater performances, musical events, and art exhibitions that you can make yourself a part of.
The art forms you would find at Thought Pyramid include oil canvases, modern and contemporary arts, surrealist paintings, abstract paintings, hieroglyphic arts, mixed media which involves the use of newspapers and Ankara, scrap metal, acrylic paintings, expressionist art, copper foil arts, and bead works.
Thought Pyramid Center opens from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Entry is free but you would get tickets whenever there is an event.
Both art enthusiasts and every normal person can take a trip to the Thought Pyramid Center. Art is for everyone and the place is just too awesome to not pay a visit to every now and then. Have you been to Thought Pyramid before? Then don’t hesitate to share your experience below in the comment section.
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