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Visit Us

Welcome to the Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute. We are thrilled to have you here. As you plan your visit please acquaint yourself with our hours and visiting policies below. 

Located at Rosslyn Riviera Mall, the Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute welcomes visitors via two entrances:

Pedestrian entrance

From Limuru Road, the entrance brings you to the second floor landing. There is a staircase to the third floor on your immediate right, and elevators further down the hall to your right. Take the elevator to the third floor and follow the signage to the exhibition space.

Basement entrance

From the basement parking area, take the elevator to the 3rd Floor and follow the signage to the exhibition space.


Sunday - Closed

Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm

Saturday 11am - 6 pm

Closed on Public Holidays


Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute

Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Limuru rd.

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General Policy

  • Please do not touch the works of art on display. Even clean hands can damage surfaces.

  • Food and drink are prohibited in the galleries.

  • Unless otherwise noted, photography in the galleries is allowed for personal, non-commercial purposes only. The use of flash, tripods, and selfie sticks is prohibited.

  • Please note that visitors to the Institute may be photographed, videotaped, or otherwise recorded. By attending, you grant the institute permission to use photographs and/or audiovisual recordings in which you appear for archival, documentary, publicity, advertising, or other purposes.


  • The health of our guests and employees is our highest priority and NCAI has implemented increased safety precautions. Here are a few important reminders to prepare for your visit:

  • Masks are required over your nose and mouth in the galleries for the entirety of your visit, regardless of your vaccination status.

  • All visitors 18 years and over are required to show proof of vaccination against Covid-19 for admission to the Institute.

  • Complimentary masks are available at the front desk

  • Physical distancing is encouraged in the galleries

  • Anyone feeling unwell should postpone their visit for another time.

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