About East Africa Arts

The East Africa Arts Programme connects new audiences to new art across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and the UK.

We aim to share the skills of creatives and ignite partnerships between the creative sectors of the UK and East Africa.

We are excited to announce grant and funding opportunities for art projects throughout 2016 and 2017.

Follow #eastafricaarts on Twitter and Instagram to stay updated with the latest news and events.

new Art, new Audiences: Our open call grant

new Art new Audiences (nAnA) is an annual open call grant for cultural partners across East Africa and the UK to create new art for new audiences.

Throughout 2016 and 2017, the nAnA grant is supporting 11 projects with over 30 partners across East Africa and the UK.

Be inspired by the 2016-/17 nAnA grant winners.

Creative Hustle: Our skills and networking events

Creative Hustles are workshops and events for artists to connect to their peers, share skills and strengthen networks.

Taking place across East Africa, Creative Hustles are developed in collaboration with the East Africa Arts team and members of the cultural sector.

Look back on 2016's Creative Hustles.

Mobility East Africa: Our travel grant

Mobility East Africa is a rolling open call grant for artists and cultural practitioners to travel to and participate in cultural events and activities in East Africa.

It is a co-production between British Council, DOEN Foundation and Lambent Foundation. 

Discover the many projects that our grant has supported.