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Official Launch of Rock Art Tourism in Kenya

TARA held a Gala event on 4th of June 2008 at the Nairobi Museum, which served to officially open its exhibition 'The Dawn of Imagination', as well as to launch the Rock Art Tourism in Kenya programme. The colourful event was well attended by…
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Prince Claus Fund awards grant

The Prince Claus Fund, in the context of the Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), has awarded TARA a grant towards the protection of the Dabous Rock Art site in Niger. The grant covers the costs for protecting the site by custodians…
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TARA-nominated site in Libya makes 2008 WMW List

TARA nominated the Mathendous site in Southern Libya ("Fighting Cats") to the World Monuments Fund, to be listed on the 2008 World Monuments Watch List. The nomination, endorsed by the Department of Antiquities in Tripoli, was successful and…
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Rock Art Exhibition at new Nairobi Museum: The Dawn of Imagination

The new Nairobi National Museum is now open! After almost three years, the Nairobi Museum opened its doors to an eager public on 31st March 2008. TARA's rock art exhibition, The Dawn of Imagination is without a doubt one of the highlights of…
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Rock Art Survey in southern Turkana, Kenya

Between 20th and 27th February 2008, a Rock Art Survey was carried out in the Lokori division of the newly created Turkana South district of Kenya. The survey team comprised Emmanuel Ndiema (Rutgers University/National Museums of Kenya-NMK),…
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Survey in Northern Kenya

In October 2005 the German Embassy provided a grant to TARA to conduct a rock art survey project in the Wajir and Moyale area of northern Kenya. The project was implemented by TARA with support from the National Museums of Kenya. This project…
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Workshop & Ground-breaking at Abasuba Museum (Kenya)

 Community Engagers Workshop TARA, together with the Abasuba Community Peace Museum, organised a community workshop from 28-30 January, 2008 on Mfangano island, in Suba District. This was the first of four workshops to be held for the Tourism…
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2008 Rock Art Exhibition Schedule

TARA's multifaceted exhibition on Africa's unique rock art heritage was launched in conjunction with the Alliance Francaise de Nairobi, on Feb 27th 2007. This exhibition is now on its Pan-African tour. There are two sets of the exhibition, and…