Major new archaeology project on site of new museum in Benin
13 November 2020

We are pleased to announce an exciting collaborative archaeology project, developed and delivered as part of the new Edo Museum of West African Art initiative in Benin City, Nigeria.

Looking forward to reopening
17 August 2020

As the Museum prepares to open its doors once again, staff and volunteers share the objects they’re most excited to see again.

Thoughts on the Sainsbury African Galleries: a Black History Month special
24 October 2017

Alex Oma-Pius is Artistic Director of IROKO Theatre Company, who are regular performers at the Museum. For Black History Month, he tells the stories of some of the highlight objects he’s encountered in the Sainsbury African Galleries.