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Inema Art Center

KG 563 Street | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 783 187 646
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My first time visit with a Belg tourist was a memorable one.

Though I am not an art lover, yet the colorful entrance, foxy and the artists and their courteous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aliv43
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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Very nice art and super friendly people!

I can really recommend going there when in Kigali. The gallery is not very big, but has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexander R
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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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KG 563 Street | Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
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+250 783 187 646
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though I am not an art lover, yet the colorful entrance, foxy and the artists and their courteous behavior was all that could make you fall in love with the place. It is situated on KG 563 St in Kacyru. It opened about 5 years...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can really recommend going there when in Kigali. The gallery is not very big, but has a lot of beautiful pictures. (But very expensive). Also don't miss the afterwork event on Thursdays - nice hangout with Dj and some Italian food.

Thank Alexander R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with my son and we were able to ask an artist to paint something for us. We are thrilled with the piece and the exceptional service we received while we were at the gallery and thereafter. We were able to watch artists...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our visit to Inema Art Center. The art there is beautiful and unique. On Thursday nights, they stay open late and have a DJ. There was also food when we went. The artists are around and wonderful to meet and speak with. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small Gallery with all young local artists. Beautiful Art and some of the artists were there to meet. Its' nothing fancy, just local vibe There is a small cafe where you can sit and have a delicious coffee

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visiting Inema on a Thursday evening (I think this is, in general, the night to go) and had a blast. Pretty cheap drinks. Met locals and ex-pats. Recommend visiting before sunset and staying late into the night!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice idea and great to see local artwork. A little too much sales pressure for me. But a nice space to check out.

Thank Kim J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They gallery exhibits very nice rwandan art from different artists. All are very special and colorful. The people there are super friendly and offered us some drinks while going around. On thursdays they have an happy hour with DJ.

Thank Pia M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Inema Art Center is managed by a group of artists. They propose very different paintings or sculptures, even if they were a bit too expansive for us, we could admire the beauty and the variety of their job. We couldn’t take pictures, but could...More

Thank Laurent C
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

A friend and I visited Inema Art Center our second day in Kigali. As described by many, it is a wonderful space, full of beautiful art by local artists, with artists are on hand to answer questions about their art and their space. High-quality art...More

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Sarah G
July 14, 2018|
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Response from inemaart | Property representative |
Yes, happy hour happens every Thursday of the week from 6:30pm though 11:00pm. We will be very delighted to have you!
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Monique S
May 1, 2018|
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Response from inemaart | Property representative |
Thanks for reviewing us! Any review and rating helps us to grow in how we can add value to our business and provision of great experiences too. Looking forward have you Monique!
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Berthilde M
February 20, 2017|
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Yes its in kigali you will like it
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