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Niyo Arts Gallery, Kigali

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Look at the art and meet the artists at Niyo Arts Gallery, which focuses on work by Rwandan painters. The broader cultural center teaches children drumming and dancing, in a program initiated to help get impoverished kids off the street. The educational center empowers them to earn their own living through performances, art sales, and donations. Anything you buy here will help these ambitious people. Before you head to Kigali, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kigali journey planner, to make sure you see all that Kigali has to offer, including Niyo Arts Gallery.
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  • Using arts as medium of change. The Niyo Art Gallery supports over 125 Street children with education, healthcare and food. 40 % of the sales of artworks goes to this course. The center offers...  more »
  • Beautiful gallery with a fantastic selection of paintings. I felt very welcome and had a great evening painting with some of the artists.  more »
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  • Beautiful Rwandan art and clothing with a mission to support Ramadan children with school subsidies and supplies through 40% of sale proceeds.
  • Less known than other arts centers in the area, Niyo featured several artists from and around Rwanda. The space was filled with art work of various sizes and styles. The staff leave you to explore and visit without hovering over you. A portion of the proceeds goes to helping street children through their own local non-profit. Beautiful and stunning pieces were there. If you pay in USD, you can get a slight discount.

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