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International Women’s Day: Dedication Painting to Wangari Maathai – A Lady of Commitment, Mar. 8 2014 @ National Museum

Wangari Maathai – A Lady of Commitment by Joseph Bertiers Mbatia

Wangari Maathai – A Lady of Commitment by Joseph Bertiers Mbatia


The National Museum of Kenya invites you to view a dedication painting during the Celebration Of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2014.

The masterpiece titled Wangari Maathai, A Lady of Commitment by Joseph Bertiers stands tall at 6ft x 8ft.

In honouring Maathai’s activities & achievements the masterpiece becomes a great source of inspiration for change and reflection on the economic, political and social achievements of women.

You are encouraged to find some time during the women’s week starting Saturday March 8th to visit and spend time with the painting. It is displayed at the Nairobi National Museum‘s lobby on ground floor.

The painting will be on display at the museum for a minimum period of one year.

Time: The National Museum is open daily from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Entry: Museum Rates Apply

A Collaboration of National Museums of Kenya and VS Arts

March 6, 2014 at 12:53 pm Leave a comment

Opening & Screening: Taking Root – The Vision of Wangari Maathai, Mar. 11 2013 @ Alliance

Date: March 11, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: 6 pm

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater (2009) – 53min

Followed by a discussion with:
– Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Founder and Executive Director, Akili Dada
– Njeri Gakonyo, Chair of the Board of Directors, The Green Belt Movement

Thereafter
Planete Femmes
Cocktail reception to launch the photo exhibition Planète Femmes (The World of Women) winning photos from the 2011 International Photo Competition organized by the Alliance Française Foundation

March 11, 2013 at 3:56 pm Leave a comment


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