32° East Ugandan Arts Trust


This centre for Ugandan contemporary artists includes a library, artist studios, workspace, and resource centre. Keep an eye out for upcoming events on its website, including its biannual Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.

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Nearby Kampala attractions

1. Parliament House

4.53 MILES

Open to the public, a visit to parliament is an interesting way to spend an hour or two. You can either tour the building or see the government in action …

2. AKA Gallery at Tulifanya

4.65 MILES

Formerly known as Tulifanya, this well-established gallery has knowledgeable owners who can inform you about artists who matter. It features a notable…

3. Kampala Hindu Temple

4.68 MILES

Right in the city centre, this temple has elaborate towers and a swastika-emblazoned gate. Peek inside to see the unexpected dome.

4. Mengo Palace


Built in 1922, this small palace is the former home of the king of Buganda, though it has remained empty since 1966 when Prime Minister Milton Obote…

5. Nommo Gallery


Established by the Ugandan Culture Centre in 1964, Nommo is a reliable spot for quality artwork.

6. National Mosque

5.42 MILES

One of Kampala's premier sights, the prominent National Mosque (widely known as the Gadaffi Mosque) was begun by Idi Amin in 1972 but only completed in…

7. Bulange Royal Building

5.74 MILES

A great place to learn about the history and culture of the Buganda Kingdom; guided tours take you inside the parliament building, providing interesting…

8. Namirembe Cathedral

5.87 MILES

This huge domed Anglican cathedral, finished in 1919, has a distinct Mediterranean feel. In years past the congregation was called to worship by the…