MuseumFutures Africa is a pan-African, people-centred cultural project that works with museums across the continent to test, explore and study potentials for new formats of African museology.

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Participating Museums 2021: 

Musée national de Guinée
National Museums of Kenya
Steve Biko Centre
Uganda Museum
Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art
Musée Théodore Monod IFAN Ch.A.Diop

MuseumFutures is supported by the Goethe-Institut

Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art

Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, Lekki, as part of the Pan-Atlantic University, the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art is dedicated to the African arts and houses a large selection of works of art from Nigeria

Study Group

Jess Castellote is currently the Director of the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos. After working for years in Nigeria as an architect and project manager, he completed a doctoral degree in Art History at UNED (Madrid). For more than a decade he has studied the Nigerian Artworld as a social system. ...

Michael Oseghale is an Art Manager with experience in non-profit and art projects, borne out of his background in the performing and visual arts. In the performing arts, he developed teaching curricula, directed theatre, and mentored the Nigerian team for international competitions with SPAN and HHINigeria respectively. ...

Solomon Nkwagu studied Geology at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun Nigeria. Since graduation he has worked in different fields including education; sales, marketing, and administration, working in different roles for organizations across the real estate, hospitality, and education sectors. He is passionate about research, innovation ...

Chidera Ifechukwu graduated with honours from Pan-Atlantic University and is currently the development and fundraising manager at The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, Pan-Atlantic University. She is a writer and runs her own personal blog. During her National Youth service, she worked as communications officer ...

Japhet Imhanzenobe is an expert in accounting and finance. He lectures in the accounting department of the Pan-Atlantic University. He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in accounting from the University of Benin and University of Lagos respectively. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an alumnus of the Venture in Management Programme ...

Olufisayo Bakare is a design professional with over a decade of experience in the creative sector spanning Interior Design, Architecture, and curating. She is a U.S. trained multiple-award winning professional with a B.A. and an M.F.A in Interior Architecture, whose design philosophy is pivoted around a blend of art and creativity. She has extensive knowledge ...

Madonna Iloba is on her way to becoming a communications expert. Since she graduated with a BSc in Media and Communication from the Pan-Atlantic University in 2019, she has worked in HR (Employer Branding), Internal Communications, Marketing and Public Relations ...

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