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Banana Hill Art Gallery

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If you are in the area or coming back from the tea farms in the Limuru area, take a quick stop... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
Kathryn W
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Interesting art gallery and collection

This place is a little out of the way, and the road getting there outside of town a little... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2016
Nairobi, Kenya
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Oct 20, 2018
“Beautiful artwork but way overpriced ”
May 3, 2017
“Gallery in Banana Hill”
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Limuru Rd | Ruaka, Nairobi 0254, Kenya
+254 733 882660
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I will say that the art on display here is beautiful and I fell in love with quite a few pieces but they were greatly overpriced and there is really no room for negotiation. Also, the set up leaves a lot to.m be desired, you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amber D
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Shine Tany is artist and owner of this contemporary art gallery. He exhibits work of many local artist. I have bought a lot there.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area or coming back from the tea farms in the Limuru area, take a quick stop here. They have a large collection of contemporary African art, and the prices were better than what I saw last time I was in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed March 1, 2017

My friends and I stopped here briefly. It's in the middle of a slum but it's got surprisingly good art. Definitely worth checking out if you happen to be driving by.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Daniel L
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Once upon a time, far far away, in a magical county called Banana, where regular church goers have all transformed in Banana Bible Believers and Little Servants of the Sacred Heart make up the law amidst the straw-wooden huts amongst which the Bananas live, we...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This place is a little out of the way, and the road getting there outside of town a little challenging - but the collection of art if quite extensive both it terms of style and size. Price range is wide based on artists, but range...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank dumboorient
Reviewed March 9, 2016

It is situated in any area that is not quite safe- but it housed local artists who is doing tremendous work to increase art in Kenya.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank lisawee216
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Love haven for art lovers. worth a visit. It is a few kilometres from Nairobi along Limuru road. You will love the country side breeze with appealing tea plantations.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Fridah J
Reviewed October 4, 2015

The gallery is a bit challenging to reach, located in a village outside of the Gigiri area of Nairobi. The main exhibition area is fairly well done, but the remainder of the paintings are stacked like wood in the back and hard to browse. Prices...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Wandering_Canad1an
Reviewed May 21, 2015

Very much worth a visit for those interested in contemporary art of Kenya, especially painting. This visit is worth combining with beautiful area of tea plantations, just 10 km further out of town, and a tea or meal in the traditional Kentmere Club, with old...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank TomaszKenya
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