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Inema Art Center

KG 563 Street | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 783 187 646
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very nice

Very good time there ! Happy Thursday night ! people of everywhere, music and art ... so Just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liege, Belgium
Nice Art

The art was really inspiring and awesome. It felt good to see the amazing sculptures. There is also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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  • Poor1%
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“two brothers” (8 reviews)
KG 563 Street | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 783 187 646
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good time there ! Happy Thursday night ! people of everywhere, music and art ... so Just perfect

Thank constanceremacle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art was really inspiring and awesome. It felt good to see the amazing sculptures. There is also a bar at the location.

Thank tsderonke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little art studio is free to browse but it's real art. The works are for sale and are not cheap. Nice to look at but not for those looking for inexpensive "native crafts".

Thank Jrcrn285
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this space and the guys running it. While the Genocide Museum is a must for understanding Kigali's painful past, Inema is where the future is being shaped. Try to stay for Thursday's two-for-one happy hour and strike up a conversation with some of...More

Thank rachelnuwer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has everything you could want in an art experience - Drum lessons, excellent art and a party every Thursday night.

Thank elizabethchaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hotel receptionist recommended the place for the live music and restaurant. I went to Inema late in the evening when the guys are going to close but Emmanuel and the brothers received like a expected guest with an appointment. The team was preparing the...More

Thank Isael G
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The building is simply awesome. Plenty of art all around. Art that you can buy, if you can afford it (I'd say the average price for a painting is 3,000 USD). There is also a nice souvenir shop and a delicious cafe. The Centre offers...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A few friends and I visited Inema on the recommendation of a friend. It's a really cool space and the art is great. It's also a nice place to hang out, meet locals, and meet other travelers. We got to meet some of the artists...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by at Inema to get a taste of their contemporary art. The place is interesting and so are the old cars in the backyard. There is also a Café and we got some rest there.

1  Thank Beatriz O
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Beautiful artwork, fantastic and friendly owners/artists, fun studio. Found it online and loved this experience.

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Berthilde M
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Yes its in kigali you will like it