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Exhibitions

Aug 28, 2021
The Invincible Hands: An exhibition of works by Nigerian women in Art

The intersection of art and culture has become the breeding ground for conversations that shape our culture. In an age when information lies at our fingertips, it is now easier to access the contributions of women in society, but the ratio of male to female established artists in Nigeria continues being strongly imbalanced in favour of men.

Mar 07, 2020
Mirroring Man: Society and Politics in Nigerian Art

From the precolonial era to the present, different generations of Nigerian artists have engaged with their indigenous cultures and the socio-political milieu in the country, playing the role of their society’s conscience.

Updates

Sep 21, 2021
Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art receives Major gift from Ozioma Onuzulike

The museum was pleased to be gifted Onuzulike's first artwork in his clay series, which is currently being displayed in the Making Matter Exhibition.

Resources

Jan 22, 2021
Making Matter : Exhibition Catalogue

Download the catalogue for our inaugural exhibition which features works by El Anatsui, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nike Davies, Ben Osawe, Uchay Joel Chima and Ayobola Kekere-Ekun

Sep 21, 2021
Art Information Sheet Nineteen - Ato Arinze’s Oke Osisi

Take a close look at Ato Arinze’s unique pottery technique and his work Oke Osisi.