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Aug 05, 2021
The Invincible Hands

Announcing The Invincible Hands Exhibition coming soon in August 2021

Mar 07, 2020
Making Matter: Materiality and Technology in Nigerian Art

Using examples of works in clay, wood, metal, fibre, beads and re-purposed objects, the exhibition shows how Nigerian artists have explored different materials available within their environment, mirroring the various social conditions and civilizations at that time.

Mar 07, 2020
Mirroring Man: Society and Politics in Nigerian Art

From the precolonial era to the present, different generations of Nigerian artists have engaged with their indigenous cultures and the socio-political milieu in the country, playing the role of their society’s conscience.


Mar 07, 2020
Precolonial Societies of Nigeria (PSN)

With the aim of teaching Nigerian history through art, YSMA has designed a full-day program (10:00am to 3:00pm) for secondary school students, titled ‚ÄúPrecolonial Societies in Nigeria‚ÄĚ. The programme will be museum-based and will use ‚Äúobject-based learning‚ÄĚ methodologies.

Aug 05, 2021
NAF/YSMA Doctoral Research Support Grants: Call for applications (CLOSED)

Nero Asibelua Foundation, in partnership with the YSMA, will from November 2020, offer support grants for Doctoral research on Nigerian Art History. Grants are available to support research in a field related to the YSMA's collection or activities. The grants will be administered by the YSMA. Selection will be made based on the art historical interest of the proposed research topic.