Village des Arts, Dakar

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Get an overview of Senegalese arts at Village des Arts, an arts village and market close to the airport. With 52 workshops and 300 sq m (3,229 sq ft) of gallery space, the village showcases artists working in all media: painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video arts, and installation arts. Check out the year-round exhibits, which attract gallery owners, curators, art dealers, students, and journalists, as well as curious members of the public. You can purchase art pieces and handicrafts from the stands outside workshops. The village regularly hosts conferences, seminars, film screenings, cultural evenings, concerts, and contemporary music events, and has an onsite restaurant and bar. For Village des Arts and beyond, use our Dakar trip itinerary maker tool to get the most from your Dakar vacation.
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  • A village with many great artists. It can be strolling, amazing, discussing. A peaceful place full of art treasures to discover.
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  • an extraordinary place where art is abundant in all its forms. Painters on glass, on canvas, photographers, sculptors, dozens of talented artists who share their passion with enthusiasm. A beautiful art center. Soon a common exhibition space is to open.
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