The Coronation Art Gallery, renowned for its commitment to promoting art and culture, hosted an unforgettable evening that brought together esteemed guests, art enthusiasts, and high-profile personalities. The event, which took place at the Coronation Art Gallery in the heart of Victoria Island on Thursday, 17th August, 2023, was an enchanting convergence of creativity, music, and champagne.
In launching the Art Gallery, Coronation’s objectives, amongst others were to democratize access to art for all and to encourage art appreciation across all its stakeholders.
Akinlolu Akinyele, the Managing Director of Coronation Life Assurance, extended a gracious welcome to the distinguished attendees, including VIP guests such as Udeme Ufot, B. Austin Peters, Dudu Peterside, Richard Ikiebe, Prof. F. Ayogwu (SAN), M. Marriott, Ego Boyo, Nimi Akinkugbe, Mrs. Funmilayo Shyllon, Ajayi Olu PhD, Mena Ajakpovi, W.B Dabiri, Barbara Barungi, Wole Oshin, Femi Lijadu, Femi and Ekuce Akinsanya, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, B. Taylor, S. Udoma, S. Oni, Nnaeto Orazulike, Wale Ogunrinde, Rom Isichie, Belo Osagie, Adeniji Kazeem, Lilian Arigbodi, Kazeem Bello Osagie, Ehi Bello Osagie, Okoye Joe, and Charles Uwensuyi Elosomwan (SAN). He shared his heartfelt delight in hosting an event that exquisitely showcased the profound power of artistic expression. The ambiance was elevated by the melodic tunes that graced the atmosphere, setting the stage for a truly unforgettable night.
Dotun Sulaiman, the visionary behind the captivating private collection on display, shared his excitement about presenting his masterfully curated artworks to a captivated audience. “Art has the unique ability to transcend boundaries and connect us all,” he remarked, highlighting the importance of the evening in fostering cultural appreciation.
The event garnered the attendance of notable personalities from various walks of life, creating an environment conducive to networking, meaningful conversations, and the sharing of creative insights.
The Chairman of Coronation group, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede expressed his enthusiasm about the event, stating, “This evening celebrates not only art but the spirit of collaboration and unity that art embodies. It’s an honor to witness the convergence of creativity and culture here at the Coronation Art Gallery.”
As the evening unfolded, guests were treated to an experience that seamlessly merged art, culture, and sophistication. The gallery itself became a haven of inspiration, igniting conversations that will undoubtedly shape the artistic landscape in the days to come.
The Coronation Art Gallery’s event was not merely a gathering but a celebration of art’s power to inspire, connect, and transform. The memories of this enchanting evening are sure to linger in the hearts and minds of all those in attendance.
About Coronation Art Gallery:
Coronation Art Gallery is a premier destination for art enthusiasts, showcasing exceptional works of art that embody cultural significance and creative brilliance. With a commitment to fostering artistic appreciation, the gallery aims to inspire and uplift through the magic of visual expression.
About Coronation Group Limited
Coronation Group Limited is a leading African Financial Markets Holding Company headquartered in Lagos Nigeria. As the holding company, it provides strategic oversight to a diverse portfolio of 13 companies operating in the Financial Services, Technology, and Energy sectors across the continent. Coronation Group’s Financial Services companies offer a comprehensive range of investment, lending, and assurance solutions tailored to address the unique needs of its clients. The Group holds non-operating investments in energy, technology, and consumer businesses, diversifying its presence in key sectors.
Coronation Group’s vision extends beyond the present, continuously evolving to meet the changing needs of its customers.