Famous African Heritage House gifted to Obama for art museum

Alan Donovan walks towards his African Heritage House in Mlolongo on February 13, 2014 after an interview. He says says the Obamas are likely to travel to Kenya in June 2018 PHOTO | EVANS HABIL

What you need to know:

  • The African Heritage House covers the gallery side of Murumbi’s dream, as it contains art and artifacts that Donovan collected while travelling around the region for AH Gallery.
  • But if anyone could understand the need to establish a Pan-African art institution, it would be the former US president, also the first African-American to ascend to that high office.

The American designer and architect of the African Heritage House, Alan Donovan, has offered to ‘gift’ his home (which doubles as a Pan-African art museum) to former US president Barack Obama Junior and his wife, Michelle.


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