Take a Tour of Terra Kulture

Step inside Nigeria's premier language, arts and cultural centre.

By Terra Kulture

Fela's Republic & the Kalakuta Queens' on Stage in Pretoria (2019) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

Welcome to Terra Kulture

Founded in 2003 by Mrs. Bolanle Austen-Peters, Terra Kulture has become the Premier destination in Lagos for visitors, students and culture practitioners seeking to learn about Nigerian arts, food, fashion, theatre and history. 

Terra Kulture is Nigeria’s foremost cultural centre focused on the promotion of Nigerian Arts and Culture. It is the only comprehensive Arts Centre in Nigeria, and includes a gallery, theatre, bookstore, restaurant and language school.

The Terra Kulture Food Lounge
The Terra Kulture Food Lounge serves local and continental dishes and boast of a unique and exquisite African decor. It is the longest serving African Restaurant in Nigeria. The chairs and tables used in the restaurant are all works of art carved out of trees felled from the very land upon which the restaurant has stood from 2004 till date.

The Terra Kulture Food Lounge is the first Nigerian restaurant to have a version of its menu in Braille, for the visually impaired. The restaurant has become a destination for members of the diplomatic community, expatriates, visitors and Nigerians who seek to enjoy high quality Nigerian food in aesthetically pleasing surroundings.

The Ramp
The famed ramp located inside the Terra Kulture Food Lounge has become a peculiarity of this establishment. It leads to up the Terra Kulture Art Gallery.

The Art Gallery
Terra Kulture showcases artworks of internationally renowned and upcoming artists.

In its sixteen years of existence, Terra Kulture has organized over three hundred exhibitions.

Terra Kulture has also established the TKMG Auction House in collaboration with Mydrim gallery. The auction house which has organized eight very successful auctions is one of only two art auction houses in Nigeria.

The Arena
The Terra Kulture Arena is the first privately-owned modern state-of-the-art multipurpose theatre in Nigeria.

The Terra Kulture Arena is a 400-seater capacity ultra modern theatre with lighting and an on-stage LED screen. It is also home to the Powerhouse theatre & movie Production company, BAP Productions.

The Arena hosts events ranging from musicals and stage productions to movie premieres, concerts and banquets.

The Lounge
The lounge area beneath the theatre doubles as a cocktail bar and waiting area. It also serves as a venue for smaller scale events.

The Bookstore
The bookstore stocks a variety of Nigerian and African literature and has a contemporary section with current journals, articles and newspapers from all over the world. It hosts a monthly book reading and signing session where you will find famous Nigerian authors and emerging writers reading from their books and taking questions from guests.

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