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Inema Art Center

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Address: Kacyiru | KG 563 Street, Kigali, Rwanda
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Founded in 2012 by brothers and self-taught painters Emmanuel Nkuranga and...

Founded in 2012 by brothers and self-taught painters Emmanuel Nkuranga and Innocent Nkurunziza, the Inema Arts Centre's mission is to spur creativity for personal, social, and economic growth.At its core, Inema provides space for 10 artists-in-residence to explore their creative talent. Specialising in contemporary african art, Inema's artists produce painting, sculpture, and mixed media expressions, all of which is showcased at the Gallery at Inema Arts Center.Inema is also home to the following- Nziza Artworks, featuring bespoke jewelry, African linens and leatherworks made by women at the onsite Nziza Workshop- Art with a Mission, training children with limitted resources art to give them livelihood;- Inema Dance, our youth cultural dance troupe, Inema art center provides a room for weekly traditional dance classes to the experts .Inema is open daily from 8AM to 8 PM, located in Kigali in the suburb of Kacyiru. Take the first right after the Umubano Hotel (the old Novotel), and then the first left. Inema is located on KG 563 Street in 100 meters down the road, past Solace Ministries, behind Telecom House.

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Best art gallery ever seen , u will find a lot of things ( traditional clothes, paint art ) Easy to reach . Cool guys Amazing decorations and lighting.

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Best art gallery ever seen , u will find a lot of things ( traditional clothes, paint art ) Easy to reach . Cool guys Amazing decorations and lighting.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of many cultural hubs in Kigali, Inema is a unique space staffed by the warmest and most talented people you will ever met. It was one of my first stops after arriving in the city and I rarely go a week between visits. The Thursday happy hour is a must for tourists and locals alike, cheap drinks and everyone... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're visiting Kigali, this is a must check out. Their concepts are original and beautiful. Definitely will be visiting them again when in Kigali

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Inema hosts happy hour on Thursdays in their garden, a popular venue with expats in Kigali. A good place to meet people.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Inema Art Center is a hub of creativity, with great art works and is a good place to visit in Kigali

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Inema Art Gallery is one of the must-visit places in Kigali. The location is convenient; the display well done; the artists warm and welcoming; and the art work on display magnificent! There is a lot of children's art work on display- true to the founders' word about nurturing talent. We had the honour of interacting with the down-to-earth and... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inema has a clean, coolness about it. There is something understated and effortless about the space whilst the walls are decked out in various works by a range of artists. On display you will find the works of the founders, their fellow artists as well as the paintings of young children the organisation helps and teaches. Not just an art... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great way to spend an afternoon in Kigali. Seeing the creativity and soul of these Rwandan artists will leave you inspired. Definitely a must see!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Thursday evening when they have their weekly happy hour. Great artwork, nice crowd, live music, and strong drinks ... definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place for art! Inema Art Center own by brothers. Innocent is very talented artist and loved spending time with him and discussing many topics.

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