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Exhibitions

Aug 28, 2021
The Invincible Hands: An Exhibition of Works by Nigerian Women in Art

Female artists continue being underrepresented in the Nigerian Art scene, despite their continuous and valuable contributions to its growth and development. In collaboration with Curator Olufisayo Bakare, the YSMA attempts to address this disproportion through 'The Invincible Hands' Art Exhibition, giving credence to the individuality, voices, and creativity of women artists.

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.

Updates

Oct 06, 2021
YSMA x Google

It's official! With just a few clicks, you can now step inside Nigeria's first university museum of art and interact with masterpieces of the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, Pan-Atlantic University (YSMA) on its partner page!

Sep 10, 2021
Alimi Adewale's 'Mother Earth' Adorns Our Sculpture Park

The YSMA gladly received Alimi Adewale's 'Mother Earth' on September 10, 2021, as an addition to its permanent collection. The elegant brass sculpture can be found right at home in our Sculpture Park!

Resources

Dec 05, 2021
Art Information Sheet Twenty-Five - David Dale's Safe Journey

Acquaint yourself with the man behind the metal foil piece, Safe Journey, and the technique that brought it to life

Dec 05, 2021
Art Information Sheet Twenty-Four - Bird of Prophecy

Uncover the mystery behind the Brass bird of the Ahianmwen-Oro Festival in Benin.