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Ivuka Arts Centre

565 St Kg, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 788 620 560
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Worth Finding

My wife and I spent some time at the Arts Centre and we bought a couple of pieces. The place is an... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Jeff H
Mississauga, Canada
via mobile
Good place to see and buy local art

The place is small, hard to find, harder to park. Nice art everywhere: on the steps, on the house... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Joshua Tree, California
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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565 St Kg, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 788 620 560
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent some time at the Arts Centre and we bought a couple of pieces. The place is an Artists Co-op with about eight artists from around Rwanda. We would have bought a bigger piece but they do not take credit cards...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The place is small, hard to find, harder to park. Nice art everywhere: on the steps, on the house, on the wall, everywhere! Good art by local artisans. A bit pricey.

Thank Mat2818
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I recently had a chance to stop to stop by. Some of the work is remarkable- really talented artists! It was a. It more pricey than I had budgeted for (between $100-$500 USD), but if I were an art collector that would be a great...More

Thank wonderlust234
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Six local artists exhibit their art in this enjoyable centre. They also do workshops and teach (kids) classes in the small studio with the breathtaking view.

Thank Ilse020
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

First of all this centre is open as at October 2016 - the website link on Trip Advisor shows that it has fallen out of use. Some art displayed with a number of paintings propped up against each other and no prices. We found this...More

Thank SolihullRichard
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I am so glad that we opted to visit the Ivuka Arts Centre as part of our tour of Kigali. This vibrant art studio and gallery is shoehorned into a small neighborhood on a steep hill, and as soon as you enter the gate you...More

Thank fourcors
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My favorite thing about Ivuka is the PILES of art in the back rooms, that you can just flip through. It's really incredible.

Thank meglang
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Went to Ivuka a few years ago and found it teeming with different types of art, big selection and a few artists around..this trip I was pretty disappointed to find that the walls and selection were pretty sparse and the guy there was not helpful....More

1  Thank Julie V
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I stayed here for several nights (booked via Airbnb) Rooms: Comfortable and clean, with a fantastic host. Gallery: Really interesting, great to find a thriving local arts scene. Building: The whole environment is a work of art, with sculptures and paint abounding. Note: access is...More

1  Thank FeathersForever
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I went to Ivuka after visiting Inema Art Center, both are very close from each other. There are less things to see and do in Ivuka, comparing to Inema, but considering the distance between them it worth to spend one hour more and visit this...More

1  Thank Gustavo F
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