The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 745 0730 Isha
Tel no: +220 733 3780 Bernd
Africa" Women's Museum & Art Centre was opened
in February 2010. The centre was founded and is managed
by the celebrated Gambian artist Mrs. Isha Fofana who
returned home after spending nearly 10 years operating
her German gallery as well as making overseas displays.
Her artwork is primarily done on large canvasses using
vivid colours and she has painted and had exhibitions
in Asia as well as Europe.
The art gallery displays sculptures, paintings, and
installations from artists working in the West Africa
sub-region. It is part of a loose, worldwide network
of Women’s Museums, initiatives and museums dedicated
In September 2013 the Museum found a new home between
Tanji Village Museum and the fishing village. It is
a two storey building complex.
Monday to Saturday: 10am to 6pm