All About Art





Pride of Kenya urban safari!
Nairobi city
Until October 25th
Pride of Kenya is a mass public appeal art event featuring 50 life-size adult male lion sculptures which will be displayed on the streets and in the malls of Nairobi. More Info  

Up Coming Artists
Kuona Trust Art Centre (Hurlingham)
Until September 15th; weekdays from 8.30am to 5pm, weekends from 8.30am to 4pm
A group exhibition by seven Kuona Trust resident artists, seeking to spark a conversation on why some artists are labeled ‘established’, and the rest ‘emerging’. More Info  

Apply for the Changamoto Arts Fund
Deadline is September 18th
Artists in Kisumu and Mombasa are particularly encouraged to apply. Changamoto supports the creation of new and innovative Kenyan work which reaches a new audience for art – theatre, dance, music and visual art. More Info  

Paintings – John Kamicha
Le Rustique Restaurant
Until September 24th; 9.30am to 7pm daily except on Sundays
With this exhibition of new mixed media work, he uses Kangas as a source of inspiration. More Info 

New works on paper by Mandy Bonnell
RaMoMA (2nd Parklands Avenue)
Until October 1st, 9.30am to 4.30pm daily
This exhibition will then proceed to the Yale Centre for British Art in Connecticut. More Info 

Salah Ammar & Simon Muriithi
Until October 1st, 9.30am to 4.30pm daily
Salah is a full time artist and his work exists in collections in Sudan, Kenya, Germany, USA and France. Simon Muriithi is a self-taught artist who paints to bring happiness to human faces. More Info

Daily Bread – Samuel Githui
Until October 1st, 9.30am to 4.30pm daily
Samuel Githui’s work generally focuses on how he sees and understands the world around him. More Info 

Paintings – Joseph Muchina
Kapital Coffee Ltd (Standard Street)
Until November 2nd, 7am to 9pm daily
Acrylic on canvas: come view a beautiful selection of art in abstract and realistic styles. More Info 



Male Circumcision
Alliance Française
August 25th to September 12th; 8.30am – 7.30pm Monday to Friday, 8.30am -5.30pm Saturday
Through a series of compelling photographs, six Internews trainees tell the underlying story of male circumcision. More Info

Piga Picha
Nairobi Gallery (Kenyatta Avenue)
Until August 31st 2010; 9.30am to 6pm Monday to Sunday
A photography exhibition showing a century of portrait photography in Nairobi. More Info

Same but Different
Until October 1st, 9.30am to 4.30pm daily
A photography exhibition by Chris S F Petch, looking at the differences and similarities between people. More Info 


Art Classes

Creativite DIY classes
Hobbycraft Creations (Muthaiga Shopping Centre)
Weekdays from 9.30am to 11.30am, 12pm to 2pm and 2.30pm to 4pm
Come and make your personalized exquisite necklaces! More Info 

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