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Updates

Mar 28, 2023
YSMA 100 HIGHLIGHTS

A Publication of Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Nigerian Artworks from the YSMA collections.

Mar 28, 2023
OPEN CALL for Curatorial Proposals

The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art opened a call for curators to organise an exhibition in the second half of 2023. We are looking for an exhibition with a clear curatorial concept. Proposals that offer innovative and socially relevant curatorial approaches and content from which can be derived robust educational programmes are encouraged. Applications are now closed.

Exhibitions

Mar 28, 2023
Water Under the Bridge: An Exploration of Migration and Memory

An exploration of memory and migration. Showing from 29th October 2022 - 31st May 2023

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

Across time, Nigerian artists have engaged with their indigenous cultures and socio-political milieu to reflect the conscience of their society. The Mirroring Man exhibition attempts to reflect the conscious and unconscious reflection of nationalist thoughts, political ideals and socio-cultural themes through art.

Resources

Mar 28, 2023
Art Information Sheet Thirty-Four - George Edozie's Dimkpa

Explore Edozie’s use of fabrics in creating this stunning sculpture.

Mar 28, 2023
Art Information Sheet Thirty-Three - The Yoruba Beaded Crown

Learn more about 'Ade', the Yoruba symbol of power, authority and sovereignty!