ZIMBABWE CULTURAL CENTRE IN DETROIT’Smission is to educate, archive, & promote the arts & culture of Zimbabwe. We continuously strive to encourage strong ties between culture-producers & residents in Zimbabwe, Detroit, & abroad, acting as catalysts for critical artistic production as well as cultural exchange between communities.




PARTNERS / National Gallery School of Visual Arts and Design in Zimbabwe

The school, formally known as BAT and Visual Art Studios, is now registered and shall be referred to as the NGSVAD and its first campus, which is located in Mbare, will still be known as the Visual Art Studios, to maintain part of the history of the school. Based at the Beatrice Cottages in Mbare, the school offers art education to many young upcoming artists and with the appointment of a curator for education.

Research residences from Detroit, seated second role left to right, Manal Shoukair, Sarah Sandunsky, two students right after then Sophie Eisner, after having just presented their owrk and research to the students. In the Back with a yellow hat is ZCCD Director, Chido Johnson.

Students from the College for Creative Studies (Detroit) participating in a DETZIM program conversing with students from NGSVAD about shared dreams and struggles young artists face, 2016.

Studio visit with CCS students in DETZIM 2016.