Nafasi Art Space is a Contemporary Art Space in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania started in 2008. It is situated on a former-factory plot in the industrial area of Mikocheni B, Dar es Salaam in an old warehouse with extensive grounds. On its premises there are artist studios, production workshops, three galleries, an art supply shop, a children’s space, an outdoor amphitheatre, performances spaces, networking spots, a local cafe, and more.

Nafasi’s overall aim is to further and enrich human potential through contemporary arts, providing opportunities for training, exchange and exhibition of contemporary arts locally, regionally and beyond.

We have a growing team of passionate arts and culture practitioners. We enjoy hosting volunteers & interns for our competitive 3-month arts management internship programme. Many interns go on to work at Nafasi or in other positions in the arts. Learn more about open positions below.


  • Intern- Receptionist and Customer service
    Nafasi Art Space is a cultural center for contemporary visual and performing arts based in Mikocheni B Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with the aim of enriching lives and building community through the arts. Nafasi seeks to improve access to and widen participation in contemporary arts in Tanzania. Nafasi Art Space offers regular programmes including training and ...
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    Nafasi Art Space is recruiting a Deputy Director. The selected candidate will serve three months (Oct – Dec 2022) in a probationary period as Deputy Director, under the supervision of the outgoing MD to ensure a smooth transition, and then will take over as Managing Director from 1 January 2023, pending a performance review by ...
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  • JOB VACANCY:Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
    Introduction Nafasi Art Space (NAS) was founded in 2008 by a small group of Tanzanian Artists with the aim of improving access to and widening participation in contemporary arts in Tanzania. We are now Tanzania’s leading centre for contemporary visual and performing arts. Nafasi is a vibrant community of artists, musicians, dancers, performers and technicians, based ...
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    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
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