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Tongo Art Gallery

KG 5 Ave, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 784 525 185
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nice works

this place has a nice work and skilled artists!!! t first time i failed to get there and asked kids... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2015
kwizera d
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Kampala, Uganda
The Most Charming Gallery!

I've been to Tongo twice - and i LOVE it! The space is full of character and charm - and the work... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2015
bkl0924
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Kigali, Rwanda
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Tongo is a small contemporary art gallery offering unique professional paintings and stylish jewelry and accessories with an African flair. Showcasing the works of painter Joe Mukuna and designer Sarah Manion - Tongo is unlike anything else offered in Kigali's art scene. In addition to fine art, Tongo offers art classes for adults, commissioned art, murals and more. Come visit our quaint space located on the main road across from Intersec Security headquarters. We welcome you to our space and can't wait for your visit! Please contact us directly for any questions.
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17 Nov 2015
“nice works”
4 Jun 2015
“The Most Charming Gallery!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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KG 5 Ave, Kigali, Rwanda
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+250 784 525 185
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

this place has a nice work and skilled artists!!! t first time i failed to get there and asked kids who were playing around and took me at the gallery.. i have friends who visited this place before me and they gave me an idea...More

Thank kwizera d
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

I've been to Tongo twice - and i LOVE it! The space is full of character and charm - and the work is BEAUTIFUL! Joe is an incredibly talented painter and Sarah's jewelry is extremely unique and cool. Every visitor to Kigali should stop by...More

Thank bkl0924
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

I have just left this little gem of a gallery in Kigali. It's so authentic with Jo painting and seeing his talent in action is a rare treat. It's packed with things you would want to buy and treasure forever to remind you of a...More

Thank Tracey M
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Sarah M, Owner at Tongo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2015

Thank you so much for your kind words and also for mentioning PayPal.We know the logistics of buying a painting while traveling can be hard which is why we facilitate payment by offering options like PayPal which allow you to pay directly from your home...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

We heard about Tongo from a friend who told us if you really want to find amazing art go to Tongo. So we found this wonderful small gallery loaded with beautiful amazing art works... the founder and owner Joe was so fantastic and can he...More

Thank Liz W
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

The jewelry here is amazing! A great selection of hand made, elegant accessories that are works of art. The paintings would brighten any decor. This is just the kind of gallery that you can stop by for a quick trip and find something to take...More

Thank RoSloan
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

Living in Kigali I have been visiting the gallery several times and last June before going home for holidays I found great gifts to bring home: nice earrings, the frame with the small wooden carved man and woman, pillows… There are plenty of things I...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2015

Tongo Art Gallery is truly a gem in the heart of Kigali. While many Kigali art galleries showcase the same type and style of art, Tongo is truly unique. Tongo is run by the ever lovely Joe and Sarah, and showcases their fantastic work. Joe...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2014

My partner and I went to the Holiday Open House event at Tongo last night and it was really good fun. Great live music, the jewelry, shoes, toys and paintings were beautiful and the view from the little balcony is brilliant. We purchased a beautiful...More

Thank nomadictrex
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Reviewed 18 November 2014

Family and friends have purchased several pieces from Tongo Art Gallery - paintings by Joe and designer jewelry and even unique stuffed elephant dolls by Sarah Manion. After living in Rwanda for four years I found the galleries that had existed for many years were...More

Thank Jon P
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Sarah M, Manager at Tongo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2014

Thanks so much for your feedback. Sharing our passion and commitment for art is absolutely our #1 priority and we're glad you noticed!

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Reviewed 17 November 2014

Strolled in on a whim, and found this to be a wonderful stop. Tongo is a charming art gallery. Well located in Kacyiru, on the street directly behind the presidential office. Joe and Sarah were a pleasure to meet, and they offer a great collection...More

Thank Amber D
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