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Mar 17, 2024
Vacancy Announcement - Advancement & Grants Officer (AGO)

We are seeking a skilled fundraiser capable of securing the funding required to make a meaningful impact on audiences through educational programs, exhibitions, and the sustained operation of the museum on a day-to-day basis.

Jun 23, 2024
Notice of Closure

Notice of Closure!

Jun 23, 2024
HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Jun 23, 2024
MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Here's to a season of love, laughter, and unforgettable moments.

Jun 23, 2024
THE YEMISI SHYLLON MUSEUM OF ART ELEVATES THE VIRTUAL ART EXPERIENCE THROUGH GOOGLE ART CAMERA

The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, Pan-Atlantic University, following a successful partnership with Google Arts and Culture to launch a virtual Pocket Gallery is delighted to announce that she is now capturing over 100 works from her collection with the Google Art Camera.

Jun 23, 2024
OPENING SCHEDULE

Opening Schedule for December 2023.

Jun 23, 2024
YSMA on CNN International

Our feature on ‘Making a Museum in Africa’ was showcased on an episode of CNN Africa Avant-Garde.

Jun 23, 2024
Art and Technology: Precolonial and Contemporary art Practices within Technological Advancement.

The YSMA educator, Charles Udeh delivered a lecture on Art and Technology at the Dreaming New Worlds Creative Ideathon Programme organized by the Goethe Instiut.

Jun 23, 2024
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY NIGERIA

HAPPY 63RD INDEPENDENCE DAY

Jun 23, 2024
YSMA EDUCATIONAL IMPACT ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art commendable step in transforming communities through education and social responsibility.

Jun 23, 2024
YSMA PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE ARTS AND CULTURE TO SHARE A NEW VIRTUAL POCKET GALLERY

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.

Jun 23, 2024
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY!

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.

Jun 23, 2024
THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF ART MUSEUM IN NIGERIA

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.

Jun 23, 2024
MEET OUR WINNERS

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.

Jun 23, 2024
YSMA 100 HIGHLIGHTS

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

Jun 23, 2024
The 'Mirroring Man' Exhibition is travelling to locations outside the YSMA!

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.

Oct 6, 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!

Jun 23, 2024
TRANS-ZAMBEZI REBORN

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

Jun 23, 2024
Uncovering Hidden Treasures: The YSMA Photography Contest and Exhibition 2021

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

Jun 23, 2024
THE FUTURE OF MUSEUMS: RECOVER AND REIMAGINE

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.

Jun 23, 2024
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.

Jun 23, 2024
The artist that is Olawunmi Banjo

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

Jun 23, 2024
My Un-amazing Skills of Touring with Kids

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.