since 2012

Laphto Contemporary
Art Gallery

Laphto Contemporary Art Gallery was established in 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by Artist Nuru Abegaz , (curator) and Shawel Hailu (owner). Laphto Gallery recognizes the need for reform, expansion and professionalism within the current Ethiopian cultural and arts environment. For that reason, Laphto Gallery is committed to serving as an advocate for Contemporary Art and Culture and also as a catalyst for the creation of significant art and cultural projects. Lapho art gallery in the last eight years has curated and exhibited more than 50 shows.


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Dancing Lines ደናሽ መስመሮች

Time: Tuesday, March 3, 2020March 3, 2020 - 12:00 am - April 8, 2020 - 12:00 am / Laphto Gallery

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Laphto Gallery offers year-round studio art classes and workshops taught by experienced educators and professional artists in a unique setting.

Our Classes includes drawing, figure drawing, acrylic painting, oil painting, watercolor, and more.

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