Posts filed under ‘art exhibits’

Exhibition: Passions by Patrick Adoyo, Jun. 7 – Jul. 31 2018 @ Fort Jesus Museum – Mombasa

Opening: June 7, 2018
Venue: Fort Jesus Museum, Mombasa
Time: 6.30 pm
Guest of Honour: Dr Kiprop Lagat – Director Arts and Culture

Exhibition runs up to 31 July

Sponsored by the Ministry of Sports and Fort Jesus Museum


May 31, 2018 at 10:32 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Ngecha and Beyond – Welcome to the Village of Artists, June 2-30 2018 @ the National Museum

Art Creative, Ngecha and Beyond

Dates: June 2 – 30, 2018
Venue: National Museum of Kenya
Entry: Museum Rates Apply

Artist include: Wanyu Brush, Chain Muhandi, Sebastian Kiarie, King Dodge, Githuka, Kinyanjui, G. Chege and others

May 31, 2018 at 10:31 am Leave a comment

Sculpture and Art Exhibition by Some of Kenya’s Best Artists, Opening Mar. 31 2018 @ the Tamarind Tree Hotel

Opening: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Venue: The Tamarind Tree Hotel
Time: From 6 pm

Launching a new exhibition of work by some of Kenya’s hottest artists! Including work by: Kathy Katuti, Patrick Kinuthia, Caroline Mbirua, Waweru Gichuhi, Nadia Wamunyu, Mike Chalo and Ashif Malamba

May 31, 2018 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

May Pop Up Art Gallery ft. Mary Ogembo, May 26 2018 @ D-Studios, Dusit D2 Nairobi – 14 Riverside

Date: May 26, 2018
Venue: D-Studios, Dusit D2 Nairobi – 14 Riverside
Time: 11 am – 6 pm

A unique and rare opportunity to view the work of established and upcoming East African artists at D-studios. Also there is a Kids corner in which you can bring in your kids for some painting lessons. An amazing experience for the whole family.

May 25, 2018 at 1:48 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Earth and Sky – Paintings by Timothy Brooke, May 26 – Jun. 26 2018 @ One Off Contemporary

Opening: May 26, 2018
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery
Time: Noon to 5 pm

Until: June 26, 2018

May 23, 2018 at 1:14 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Reflections by Wallace Juma, Jun. 12-30 2018 @ Alliance Française

Dates: June 12-30, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française

May 23, 2018 at 1:13 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: ‘Wachemba’ by the Maasai Mbili Collective, May 20 – Jun. 3 2018 @ the Polka Dot Gallery

‘Wachemba’ by the Maasai Mbili Collective | via the Gallery.

Opening: This Sunday, May 20, 2018
Venue: the Polka Dot Gallery
Time: 12 – 5 pm

Until June 3, 2018

Maasai Mbili was founded by Otieno Gomba and Otieno Kota in 2001 in Nairobi Kenya. The two sign-writers wore traditional Maasai shukas as they went about their work, hence the origin oftheir name.

Gomba and Kota started out together conveniently to cover the sign writing work that cover an expansive settlement. In 2004 they first showed their artwork in a restaurant which drew the attention of contemporary critics and theorists, within that year up to six other creative joined Maasai Mbili. This necessitated their move to acquire space in a pub and convert it to a studio.

The artists moved from producing functional advertisements for the slum to creating works on wood and canvas. Now a registered cultural centre, Maasai Mbili is better known as M2. A large portion of their artwork is political, critiquing local government through humour and satire. M2 have exhibited extensively in Kenya, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Denmark and the USA.

Maasai Mbili has through the years developed sustainability through the introduction of a 20 percent group commission on individually sold work. This has enabled the group to by their studio plot, also giving funds to supply with material for members, for outreach projects and workshops.

May 18, 2018 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

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