The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, is set to unveil its maiden museum to be known as “Yaba Art Museum” to the public.
This was contained in a press release by Ndubueze Ejiofor, the Head of Public Affairs of the polytechnic on Tuesday in Lagos.
The statement read that the ceremony is slated to hold on Wednesday, November 25 at Yusuf Grillo Auditorium by 10 a.m. and expected to have eminent personalities gracing the occasion.
It said special guests of honour include, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Lagos Commissioner for Tourism, Art & Culture and Innocent Chukwuma, Regional Director, Ford Foundation, West Africa.
The museum, a project supported by Ford Foundation, is housed inside the basement of Yabatech School of Art, Design and Printing, reputed to be the oldest Art School in Nigeria.
The statement indicated that the school over the years has served as socio-cultural hub for students and teachers of art alike.
Aside from the unveiling of the museum, other key features at the ceremony include the presentation and launch of a YCT Policy on Sexual Harassment and Gender Based Violence.
Another showcase Exhibition titled: All in the Eye will also feature as part of the ceremony, it says.