Thami Mnyele Foundation promotes the exchange of art and culture between Africa and the Netherlands.



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The Thami Mnyele Foundation receives annual support from Amsterdam City Council. In the past it occasionally also received funds from the Fund for Art, the Anjer Fund, the Ministries of Education, Culture and Science, Economic Affairs, and Development Cooperation, and the Mondriaan Foundation and Goldman Sacks Gives New York

The Thami Mnyele Foundation also gratefully receives donations,artsupplies, time , effort, and cooperations with in the projects from private individuals.

Past and present partners of the Thami Mnyele Foundation include:

Rijksakademie Amsterdam, CBK Artoteek Zuidoost Amsterdam, Tropenmuseum Amsterdam, Universiteit Leiden, Free University Transartists, Dutch Culture, Manifesta, Afrovibes, Africaserver, African colours, Africanaorg, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam,Stedelijk Museum Zwolle, Holland South Africa Line, CBK Emmen, Jan van Eyck Akademie, Gemeente Museum Arnhem, Prins Claus Fonds, the Gate Foundation,Young Art Fund, Zam Magazine, Ministerie van Buitenlandse zaken, Pulchri Den Haag, Arti Amsterdam,Gallerie 23 SBK, Gallery Sannaa Utrecht, ResArtis, Transartist and Platform AIR nl , Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, De Appel, Tate Modern, Iniva, British council, Framer Framed, St Joost Academie, Piet Zwart Academie, Jan van Eijck academie, DAI Arnhem,, No Man’s Gallery, Emmelie Koster, University Amsterdam, Gallery Sanaa, Berthe Schoonman, AGALAb, Kristien van den Oever, Deveron Arts, Zeitz/Mocaa.