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Nice arts

I first came across the Yego Artworks at Hotel Milles Collines where some were on display so I decided to visit the Studio. It is always nice to see artworks by artists from other... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Qutedoc
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London, United Kingdom
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Nairobi, Kenya
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72 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice selection of art from artists from Rwanda and beyond, both in the gallery and in the Mille Collines hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I first came across the Yego Artworks at Hotel Milles Collines where some were on display so I decided to visit the Studio. It is always nice to see artworks by artists from other cultures so in my opinion, it is worthwhile to visit.

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Delafield
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Do not miss Yego Arts Studio while in Kigali. The art is amazing and so are the artists. There are three other art galleries in the city and each one is marvelous. I felt i was meeting Rwanda's young intelligentsia while in each gallery. Yego and the other galleries should be at the top of the go to places in... More 

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Thank Frances B
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had a wonderful experience at Yego Arts and purchased a beautiful painting that I can't wait to get home and hang on my wall! The manager Louis was very friendly and gracious. Of all the galleries I visited in Kigali, the art here was my favorite - I found it to be diverse in perspective and style, and that... More 

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Thank Alissa E
Kigali, Rwanda
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

When I went to visit this place, I had no idea about what was really inside, as for the first impression, i did not like the location, it was kinder hidden, reaching inside I was more than overwhelmed, from outside to inside, the creativity is just impressing.

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1 Thank iamsheillah
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55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

It's an interesting little compound and worth a look around. The wall art is extremely diverse and a lot of it is pretty cool. It will appeal to a variety of tastes. However, looking in the store reveals prices above what you'll generally pay locally.

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1 Thank Ness G
Dalllas
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Yego was like a museum of bad art. The artists there do not appear to have had any training. It is sad to say, but I cannot suggest you spent time there.

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Thank hbsseller
Melbourne Australia
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We visited several art galleries in Kigali and this was by far the best. Several local artists exhibit there. We ended up buying several paintings, but could have bought more ( some of the collages were stunning). Our thanks to Tony - the owner and main artist- for sharing his passion with us.

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1 Thank lyn-tony
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Was very impressed by this art studio with paintings and handcrafts. You can see painters doing their art. Worth to take a look.

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1 Thank isab10027
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

First off I'd like to admit that I am not a painter, never have been and probably never will be. Upon my visit to Yego arts I was given the opportunity to paint, at first I was skeptical about what I am capable of but soon after I was given a brush and canvas, I painted along with some of... More 

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Thank Wesley M

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