The Nubian Photographic Exhibition:
Greg Constantine partnered with UNHCR to present The Nubian Photographic Exhibition at The GoDown Arts Centre on the 17th of July 2010. It was a photographic exhibition which included a rare and historic look at the Nubian community in Kenya dating back as far as 1912
Classics at the GoDown:
Classics at the GoDown is a collaboration between the Kenya Conservatoire of Music and the GoDown Arts Centre. It is a presentation of popular and not so familiar music by upcoming and well known musicians in Nairobi and by the Conservatoire Orchestra and is an annual event.
The Kenya Conservatoire with the help of the GoDown has also successfully staged musicals including, “It’s Cool In The Furnance” , a Christmas classics musical that was staged at the Braeburn theatre. > more
Personal Financial Literacy Talk: Presented by Mr. Sammy Muvelah and his team from Zimele Assets Management Limited for all residents of The GoDown. The talk included knowledge on money management rules, information on useful financial products, Retirement Planning amongst other useful financial information.
The U.S Embassy together with The GoDown and Kennedy Center fellow George Ndiritu had the honor of hosting Mr. Michael Kaiser, President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday 10th February 2011. Mr. Kaiser conducted an Arts Management Seminar and the participants included various practitioners of the arts and media industries as well as artists in residence at the GoDown.
Screenings A Small Act: The GoDown hosted The Hilde Back Foundation which was holding a film screening of the documentary "A Small Act" directed by Jenniffer Arnold on Saturday 12th March. A Small Act is a gracefully and fluidly written uplifting and inspiring story about how a small act of giving, back in the seventies is changing a whole village in Kenya. A discussion and Q&A session followed the screening, where viewers were free to interact with Jennifer Arnold, and Chris Mburu, the founder of the Foundation and on whose story the documentary is written. For more information on the documentary kindly visit asmallact.com