The African Heritage Story

 
 
 


African Heritage is a pioneer, having a raised African handicraft from the level of souvenir trinkets to object d’art with world class appeal", from a WORLD BANK REPORT, “Africa can compete !!”

The African Heritage has the following major locations: 

AFRICAN HERITAGE
Nairobi's  Pan African Galleries and Garden Cafes

Banda Street one     Libra House on
Block off Kenyatta    Mombasa Road,
Avenue on Muindi     opposite Firestone
Mbingu Street         Tel: 254-2-530054/5/6
in the city center     Fax: 254-2-540075 /333157
Tel:254-2-251414    Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: ahalan@africaonline.co.ke

Mon-Sat: 0930 – 1800hrs
Sun + public holidays: 1100 – 1600 hrs

In addition AFRICAN HERITAGE has shops or stocks shops in leading hotels of East Africa. There also African Heritage Shops in Zanzibar and at the Albert and Victoria Waterfront in Cape town. As Art represents African Heritage in France with retail and wholesale galleries at:

3 Passage du Grand cerf
Quartier Montorgueil
750002 Paris
Tel: 331 4488 9040
Fax: 331 4488 9041

Besides it’s vast collection of original works of art and tribal sculptures from all parts of Africa, African Heritage features authentic artifacts from the peoples of Kenya. There are more than six lines of jewelry including "Africa Adorned" by Angela Fisher, whose books of the same name is the most famous book on African body ornament, and the hand painted beads by Lady Susan Wood whose Kazuri Beads has its major outlet here. There is a vast range of home accessories from the tabletop items to Christmas tree ornaments. African Heritage is a pioneer in developing Kenyan soapstone which is hand-crafted and incised in African textile designs and other themes

Banda Street has a charming café for snacks and drinks. At Libra House, there is a lavish salad and juice bar, soups, hot, and cold entrees and deserts. There is often lunchtime entertainment with Kenya’s famous “African Heritage Festival" featuring authentic costumes from all parts of Africa and a unique fashion collection created from the hand woven and hand painted textile of Africa is presented regularly at Libra House with a sumptuous Pan African Buffet. This show has traveled round the world with a cast of dancers, musicians, models, acrobats, contortionist and stilt walkers.

 

   

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