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Zeitz MOCAA, SA Embarks on a 3-day Curated Journey into Nairobi’s Art Scene

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On the 21st – 24th of September, Zeitz MOCAA, South Africa, embarks on a curated art journey in the heart of Nairobi. This unique art expedition promises to be an enlightening exploration of Nairobi’s burgeoning art scene. Zeitz MOCAA, renowned for its commitment to contemporary art, is venturing into the vibrant East African landscape to celebrate creativity and culture.

Zeitz MOCAA representative at the National Museums of Kenya earlier this week. Image courtesy of Instagram.

Firstly, Zeitz MOCAA’s presence in Nairobi during these four days signifies the region’s growing significance in the global art arena. East Africa’s art scene has been steadily gaining recognition for its dynamic and innovative contributions to the world of art.

Zeitz MOCAA representative at NCAI gallery, Nairobi.Image courtesy of Instagram.

Furthermore, the curated art journey is designed to provide participants with a holistic experience of Nairobi’s artistic tapestry. It’s not just about viewing art; it’s about immersing oneself in the city’s creative spirit. The journey begins with an immersive exploration of Nairobi’s dynamic art landscape.

Throughout the tour, participants will have the opportunity to interact with local artists. These interactions allow for a deeper understanding of the stories, inspirations, and techniques behind each artwork, enriching the art appreciation process.

Zeitz representatives at Circle Art Gallery. Image courtesy of Instagram.

Additionally, the tour encompasses visits to established art institutions and exhibitions. These curated visits offer participants a unique perspective on East Africa’s contemporary art landscape, connecting them with both emerging and established talents.

Moreover, Nairobi’s art scene extends beyond gallery walls. Participants will explore unconventional spaces where art converges with urban life, showcasing how creativity can transform even the most unexpected places.

As the journey continues, the nights in Nairobi come alive with art, music, and culinary experiences. Nairobi’s nightlife offers a distinctive blend of culture and entertainment, adding another layer to the tour’s cultural immersion.

Zeitz Mocca representatives at NCAI gallery, Nairobi. Image courtesy of Instagram.

In conclusion, Zeitz MOCAA’s curated art journey in Nairobi represents an opportunity to witness the fusion of tradition and innovation, the past and the present, and the local and the global within the realm of art.

To be part of this artistic voyage, and to secure your spot on Zeitz MOCAA’s curated art journey to Nairobi, visit their official website. Don’t miss this chance to explore East Africa’s dynamic and ever-evolving art world with Zeitz MOCAA. It’s a journey that promises to enlighten, inspire, and connect art enthusiasts with the heartbeat of Nairobi’s creative landscape.

In summary, Zeitz MOCAA’s curated art journey in Nairobi is a testament to the region’s growing influence in the global art scene. It offers a comprehensive experience of Nairobi’s vibrant art world, from galleries to unconventional spaces, and provides a unique opportunity to engage with local artists. Join Zeitz MOCAA on this artistic odyssey and discover the rich tapestry of East African creativity.


Rose Mwikali Musyoki is a creative writer from Nairobi, Kenya. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business and Finance from the University of Embu, Kenya, and is the founder of Bloom Inc, an art startup in Kenya. Currently, she works as a writer for Art News Africa.

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