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Mar 28, 2023

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

Mar 28, 2023
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.

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.

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!

Mar 28, 2023

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

Mar 28, 2023
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

Mar 28, 2023

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.

Mar 28, 2023
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.

Mar 28, 2023
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

Mar 28, 2023
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.