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Kuona Trust – Centre for Visual Arts in Kenya

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Kuona Trust – Centre for Visual Arts in Kenya
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Basic Info
Founded : 1997
Location : Nairobi, Kenya

Contact Info
Phone : 0721 262326 | 0733 742752
Email : info@kuonatrust.org
Website :  http://www.kuonatrust.org

Kuona Trust is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1995 at the National Museum of Kenya to serve visual artists and has since worked with over one thousand five hundred artists giving them skills and opportunities to advance themselves while increasing the profile and role of the visual arts in Kenya.Kuona later moved to the GoDOWN Art Centre and in late 2008, Kuona Trust moved from the GoDown to a new premises of about 2 ½ acres of land located off Dennis Pritt Road in the Kilimani area of Nairobi, where we are currently based.

Kuona has been in the forefront of developing the visual art scene in Kenya in the last 17 years with at least 1,000 artists participating in Kuona programmes. Kuona’s mentors artists giving them skills and opportunities to advance themselves whilst increasing the profile and role of visual arts in Kenya. Kuona provides support and resources to artists to make the great art of our day.

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