Founded by Marwan Zakhem, Gallery 1957 has evolved from over fifteen years of private collecting. Located within the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, and named after the year Ghana gained independence, Gallery 1957 is dedicated to contemporary art with a core curatorial focus on the contemporary art of West Africa. The gallery presents exhibitions, installations, performances and off-site projects by the country’s most significant artists, including Serge Attukwei Clottey, Zohra Opoku, Jeremiah Quarshie, Gerald Chukwuma, crazinisT artisT and Yaw Owusu. Under the creative directorship of Nana Oforiatta Ayim, Gallery 1957 works with artists bridging the gap between local and international practices. Gallery 1957 offers local audiences and international visitors the opportunity to discover new artists and gain a deeper understanding of the breadth of their practice through their programme.
Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City
PMB 66 – Ministries
Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue
Ridge – Accra
Tel: +23 (0) 330 396 7575