Your Newark Art Destination
Akwaaba Gallery opened on February 15, 2019. Akwaaba Gallery is a hidden Newark gem located in the historic Fairmont neighborhood. The gallery features diverse and eclectic contemporary works of art in various mediums. Akwaaba's mission is to engage the community and public with exhibitions featuring emerging local, regional, national, and international artists.
Akwaaba Gallery is quickly becoming the art hub of the West Ward and a welcoming venue to the community and surrounding towns.
In 2019 Akwaaba had a total of 9 Exhibitions featuring over 70 artists, including an Exhibition for High School students. Akwaaba's Exhibitions and Artist Talks are well attended by residents from Newark, surrounding towns, and NYC.