Kigali Arts Center
Kigali Arts Center
4.5
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Kigali arts center is a hub of creative minds, founded by two former nyundo arts school (Ecole d'Arts de Nyundo) students KABANDANA Casmir and Fabrice GIRIHIRWE. The kigali arts center's mission is to expand and stimulate creativity for individuals, community and economic growth. kigali arts center provides space to talented artists specializing in contemporary african art. They produce paintings, Illustrations, sculpture and mixed media expressions and all works are displayed at the gallery at kigali arts center. Also you will find Books, Crafts, creative toys for kids and we serve all industries in different creative work. Kigali arts center provides a space to both beginners and professionals at the studio to express their ideas artistically. Kigali arts center is open daily from 8AM to 9PM ,it is located at kacyiru KG 649 st house 58
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kate H
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
When it was suggested we visit here my first response was "I'm not really into art". Long story short I loved every piece of art work here and ended up buying one! Not only is the art beautiful, but the whole grounds, including the cafe is like a giant piece of beautiful art. Plus a percentage of the earnings go to helping homeless children in Kigali. I would definitely go back.
Written 3 May 2023
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Achie
Kumasi, Ghana7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018
Thoughts and dreams captured using art is just wonderful.
Really enjoyed the visit to this center.
Cool place to visit.
Written 6 October 2019
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Graham K
Toronto, Canada2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Solo
A Rwandan friend suggested I visit this local Kigali art gallery featuring new and emerging Rwandan artists. I'm so glad I did. The art is not only beautiful, but also interesting, colourful and uplifting. The artists are welcoming and friendly. I went to another, more prominent gallery as well, but came back here to buy two pieces for my home. I will hang them proudly.
Written 30 November 2018
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Nathalie S
New York City, NY91 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
If you are craving for art and good cause, you will find both at the art center.
The 2 owners and self taught painters are great. Each room host a painter and you will have a good chance to see them working.
In addition if the gallery they host concerts...
Spend one to two hours there
Written 12 June 2018
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Inner Traveler
Dhaka City, Bangladesh80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
We found there a lot of paintings which are really good. The artists also used mixed media in an innovative way and the paintings are a true blend of trend and tradition. It was really nice to see those nice artworks. They are for an international audience and has a reasonable price for many people from developed countries. They also have innovative bags and small gift shop. They also organize painting and networking activities very often. I wish I stayed longer to attend one of them.
Written 9 June 2018
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Joshua J
Texas25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Family
We was lucky enough to meet some of the artists we purchased a few paintings and got some great rates
Written 14 May 2018
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Uwonkunda D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Business
Great art, good vibes! Thursday events are amazing.
Visit this gallery and you meet talented artists in Kigali
Written 2 April 2018
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Harry B
Greensboro, NC13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Friends
We visited Cultural Arts Center with a World Race team. I was very impressed with program and story behind center. We had a great time- Dance and drum performance was impressive. The artists and artwork was very good- traditional and some contemporary and abstract works. Highly recommend if you have opportunity to visit.
Written 4 March 2018
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Hi Barry, Thanks for your feedback! We really appreciated your visit and we hope to see you again soon. All the best, Kigali Arts center team
Written 19 March 2018
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hyundy p
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Friends
This is a cool art gallery with great art pieces. I wish we weren't traveling light and had some time to find a piece we could bring with us! and also do not miss their Networking night every Thursday
Written 23 February 2018
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Thanks for your feedback Hyundy, we really appreciated your visit. We hope to see you again soon!
Written 25 February 2018
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kabandana p
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Business
I really recommend Kigali Arts Center as the best place in Rwanda to visit, best painting, illustrations and graphics
Written 15 January 2018
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