Posts tagged ‘National Museums of Kenya’
The management at National Museums of Kenya (NMK) invites you to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Nairobi Gallery (Old PC’s Building) and the official opening of the Murumbi African Heritage Collection on;
This Month’s Topic: Making a living as a writer/artist: Opportunities, Revenue Streams and Future Planning
The September Catch-up brings a lot of insight from established writers and publishers at this year’s Storymoja Hay festival. Africa has long had the reputation of being a continent of non-readers. Though this is changing what are the underlying difficulties that make many still not have a reading culture in Kenya?
Panelists taking us through this conversation includes John Mwazemba, a writer, has worked extensively with publishing houses and regularly writes for the Nation. Oby Obyerodhyambo, a thespian, scriptwriter and has a master’s degree in Literature from the University of Nairobi, Faith Koli is a producer by profession who has consulted for several TV programs such as Mali, Agenda Kenya, Tazama 1,2,3,4, Biko Zulu (blogger) and Teddy Muthusi, an independent Creative Consultant, (advertising)
Venue: Louis Leakey Memorial Hall, National Museums of Kenya
Time: 6.30 pm
RSVP: Zahid Rajan/Zarina Patel Tel. 0722344900, 0733741085 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Topic: An exposition on his latest book SETTLED STRANGERS: ASIAN BUSINESS ELITES IN EAST AFRICA, 1800-2000
Gijsbert Oonk is Associate Professor of African and South Asian History at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. He is Head of Department of History at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
His major interests include: Business, migration and economic history. He is particularly interested in the role of South Asian (Indian) migrants and settlers in East Africa.
For more info visit http://www.laketurkanafestival.com/
Annual Lecture: Enforcing Social and Economic Rights by Justice Albie Sachs, Nov. 23 2012 @ National Museum
To RSVP: email NAL@biea.ac.uk to reserve a place or call 0735260004 / 07244576600
Speaker: Justice Albie Sachs – Former Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
Topic: Enforcing Social and Economic Rights
Albie Sachs was appointed by Nelson Mandela to South Africa’s first Constitutional Court. He is presently on the Kenya Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board.
Justice Sachs will talk about cases concerning access to dialysis, to anti-retroviral drugs and the right of persons living with HIV to work on South African Airways.
We are the world – Nairobi International Children’s Art Exhibition, Sept. 12-30 2012 @ National Museum
Dates: September 12 – 30, 2012
Venue: Cultural Dynamism Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Entry: Museum Rates Apply
The theme of this exhibition is ‘We are the World‘
This is a biannual event that works with children from all over the world. Entries this year are from Kenya, Germany, England, Egypt, Belarus, Poland, Iraq, India, USA, Cyprus, Finland, Bulgaria, Spain and Austria.
The Nairobi International Children’s exhibition is organized by Juhudi Children’s Club and supported by National Museums of Kenya, The GoDown, Sports Station, A24 Media