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The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art in partnership with Google Arts and Culture shares a new virtual Pocket Gallery, Foundations of Contemporary Art in Nigeria, and Water Under the Bridge.
International Museum Day is an annual event coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to foster cultural exchange and cooperation while honoring museums as organizations that serve society and its development.
The Yemisi Museum of Art is hiring to fill the position of a museum educator.
The Director of The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, Dr. Jess Castellote in an article written for This Day Newspaper, explains the role of museums in Nigeria and the services they render to their audiences.
Last year, the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art issued an open call for curators with cutting-edge and socially significant exhibition ideas from which we can develop powerful educational programmes. We are excited to share our winners with you as we anticipate an interesting and participatory exhibition.
A Publication of Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Nigerian Artworks from the YSMA collections.
Travelling exhibitions are a part of our efforts to make our collection more accessible and to further integrate the museum into the broader Nigerian society.
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.
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!
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!
A poem inspired by the ideas of the YSMA Museum Futures team; Jess Castellote, Solomon Nkwagu, Japheth, Michael Oseghale, Olufisayo Bakara and put into words by Chidera Ifechukwu
This year’s Photo edition, sponsored by the Dashurs Foundation was themed “PAU’s Treasures”, and showcased creative photographs from the students of Pan-Atlantic University. These students were tasked with taking pictures that invited viewers to behold the stories told by their photographs, in a bid to portray the power of pictures that they say ‘speak a thousand words’... CLICK TO READ MORE
One of our own, Raphael-Ojeah Okocha, takes a deep dive into the theme of International Museum Day, discussing his own understanding of what it means to recover and reimagine the future of museums.
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.
Dive into the life of Olawunmi Banjo as her experience as an artist is told in a different light. "I believe my Art is explanatory to speak for itself, even when I’m long gone. I want people to see the significance and appreciate it." - Olawunmi Banjo
In this opinion piece, Chidera Ifechukwu, communications manager, highlights her experience of bring a tour guide to children and the experiences she has learnt, when she's not behind the desk.