Women dressed in Adire attire and raising a piece of Adire fabric (2019)The Centenary Project
Celebrate Africa Day by exploring the continent's art and culture through a new lens. Scroll down and click the links to get the party started...
1. Step inside and explore the collections
Pilgrims dressed in white seamless sheets (1979) by Mohamed AminMohamed Amin Foundation
3. Take inspiration from a legendary photographer
Discover the works by the Kenyan hero Mo Amin and learn why he is known as the Eye of Africa. In a bespoke experiment, immerse yourself works spanning his entire career and step behind-the-scenes to uncover his passion, favourite cameras, music taste and unique work ethic.
Copy of Sebaaieni Cave, Ndedema Gorge (2006) by Harold PagerOriginal Source: Rock Art Research Institute
4.Find out why Africa is the birthplace of creativity
Journey back in time to discover why Africa is known as the Cradle of Creativity. From the first artist's studio, to ancient rock art all the way to some of today's best artistic voices — taking this journey is sure to get your creative juices flowing.
The Superheroes of Kenya (2020) by Shujaa StoriesNational Museums of Kenya
Black Panther, Comp by Osborne Macharia
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (2017) by Blackwell & RuthOriginal Source: 200 Women
6. Be inspired by Africa's trailblazing women
Teni's Creative Journey (2021)Terra Kulture
7. Feel the buzz of Africa's most populous city
Perspectives x Busiswa: Johannesburg, South Africa
Walking Towards the Main Door of Gereza Fort in Kilwa Kisiwani (2018-12) by CyArkCyArk
8. Join the movement to preserve Africa’s wonders
Climate change is impacting nature, historical sites and communities across the continent. Be inspired by the people of Kilwa Kisiwani in Tanzania, and learn how planting mangrove trees and using technology can help save historical ruins and communities.
Ibeji (brothers) (2019) by Stephen TayoOriginal Source: Homecoming Festival
10. Explore Black history beyond the continent
African culture has had a transformative impact on the world and keeps fuelling creativity in the diaspora. Join rapper Nas in paying homage to the long tradition of Black musicians and storytellers who inspire us to this day.
BS2, RESIST & REVOLT BLACK HISTORY, LIVE TRANSMISSION, Bristol Art Weekender, BEEF studios, Bristol, UK by Libita ClayonSomerset House
11. Celebrate the best of Africa with YouTube
Tune in to celebrate trailblazing African stars from across the continent. This Pan African event is hosted by Idris Elba, Busiswa and D’banj. Get to know Africa’s next wave of talent making their mark on the global stage.