Workshops are a fun way to learn more about crafting Rwandan-style.
Whether you are newly exploring Rwanda, gathering a group of friends or colleagues, or planning for a class, workshops are fun for children, teens and adults alike!
Request your own workshop using the form below. Our team will work with you to schedule a great experience.
- Choose your craft.
- Choose a date, time, and duration.
- Tell us about your expected participants. (Groups of 3 or more receive a discount!)
- Submit your request and a member of our team will get back to you soon to schedule your workshop.
Had a lovely time! Thank you so much. Will definitely visit again.
Amazing experience and new world for me. Great staff + teacher!
So much fun! Yay!
(Choose a classic workshop, or share your own idea!)
What: Learn about the tradition of imigongo paintings in Rwanda and their meanings. Then enjoy the guidance of an artisan to use handmade brushes to paint your chosen cow dung design.
- Full day workshop: Create your own drawing, learn to apply the cow dung design and get expert painting tutorial.
- 2-4 hour workshop: Choose your ready-made design and focus on the fun of painting your imigongo.
Who: Preschool through adults.
Banana Leaf Cards & Decor
What: Learn to work with the varied surfaces of dried banana leaves to create a design of your own.
Half Day: Draw your own design, prepare and cut your banana leaves, and create your banana leaf image on a greeting card or A4 sheet.
1-2 Hours: Choose a set of ready-made greeting card kits and apply the cut banana leaf to create your image.
Who: Primary school through adults.
Ask us about creating your own personalized stationary or Christmas cards!
What: Create a festive garland with a selection of sisal tassels on a sisal string.
Half Day: Learn to use sisal fibers to create a set of tassels, learn to make a sisal string, then create your own colorful garland.
1-2 Hours: Learn the tassel-making technique, then choose from ready-made tassels to string together for your garland.
Who: Age 10 to adult
Want specific colors to represent your school, country, or home decor? Ask us what colors we have available.
What: Create wrapped sisal bangle bracelets- men’s and women’s styles.
Half Day: Make a matching set of bracelets using different materials and techniques.
2 Hours: Learn to make one bangle bracelet using your choice of sisal wrapping techniques.
Who: Tween to adult
What: Pour and decorate your own beeswax candle in a clay pot.
Half Day: Craft your own tiki torch from bamboo, then pour a beeswax candle to light your lawn or patio.
1-2 Hours: Paint a clay candle pot, then fill your pot with all-natural beeswax to create your own candle.
Who: teen to adult