- Circle Art Gallery, Lavington
Circle Art has, for the last few years, showcased the most prolific Kenyan artists in her gallery. The space prides itself in exhibiting carefully curated, challenging and thought-provoking contemporary art. This can be proven by the series of fabulous exhibitions and art auctions they have hosted over the years.
The Gallery is open weekdays 10am – 5pm, Saturdays 12pm – 5pm or by appointment and is closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
- The Art Space, Kenya
The Art Space is perhaps best known for the artist discussions they host in sometimes, the most unusual places. It evolved from a contemporary art gallery showcasing African art into an online pop-up that brings the most thought-provoking art discussions and showcases to the city. The Art Space is a champion of artistic growth and art critique which makes it all the more interesting.
Follow them online and catch one of their shows or art discussions.
- Goethe Institut
Goethe Institut has provided its spaces for some of the most thought-provoking and exciting exhibitions Nairobi has seen. They have hosted mind-blowing works by the likes of Jackie Karuti, Syowia Kyambi, Sam Hopkins and many others. The last exhibition of last year, Remote was of exceptional quality like many others before it.
Be sure to check them out and see what they have in store this year.
- Nairobi Gallery
The Nairobi Gallery is home to the vast and exciting Murumbi Collection and lies at the heart of the City Centre. The Murumbi collection has got to be one of the oldest collection of African art and artifacts by Joseph Murumbi who was an ardent supporter of pioneer artists of East Africa.
Be sure to check them out.