Nafasi Art Space is a Contemporary Art Space in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania started in 2008. It is situated on the edge of an industrial terrain and a residential area in Mikocheni B, Dar es Salaam in an old warehouse with a large plot. On its premises there are 30 studios, in and outdoor exhibition spaces and more than 50 member artists.

Nafasi’s overall aim is to be the leading Contemporary Art Centre in Tanzania providing opportunities for training, exchange and exhibition of contemporary arts locally, regionally and beyond.

We have a small team and we rely and enjoy having volunteers & interns work with us. We also run an Artist in Residence program. Other positions mentioned below.


  • We’re Hiring! Take your chance to join the most vibrant art space in Dar-es-salaam, Read more about this job
  • Visual Arts Administrator JOB: Nafasi is looking for a Visual Art Administrator to begin working from 1 April. We are seeking an energetic person to join our small but passionate team. The ideal candidate will work with the Visual Arts team to administer Nafasi’s Visual Arts programming, including the Artist studio memberships, Exhibitions (on and off site), Gallery, Trainings and Workshops, Artist in Residence programme, and Visual Artist “Hangouts”. Read more about this job
  • INTERN WITH NAFASI ONGOING OPPORTUNITY | We are looking for interns to be a part of our small but passionate team. Desired skills: Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Photography, Videography Read more about this job