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Updates

Sep 24, 2022
OPEN CALL for Curatorial Proposals

The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art announces an open 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.

Sep 24, 2022
YSMA x ICOM: Call for Applications for ICOM Training Workshop

Applications are now closed. More details on the workshop coming your way soon!

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.

Resources

Sep 24, 2022
Art Information Sheet Twenty-Nine- Ben Osaghae's Prayer Warriors

Uncover the unique style of Ben Osaghae and the idea behind his work “Prayer Warriors”.

Sep 24, 2022
Art Information Sheet Twenty-Six - Uchay Joel Chima's Human Resources

Discover the layered symbolism of Chima's mixed media tapestry