Object Journeys Fashioning Africa
31 March to 26 September 2018
FASHION GALLERY AND WORLD STORIES GALLERY

Free with Brighton Museum admission, members and residents free

Featuring stunning new objects collected by Brighton Museum as part of the Fashioning Africa project, and objects loaned from the British Museum, these displays showcase textiles and garments from Nigeria and South Africa, reflecting changing fashion practices.

Bridegrooms outfit, aso-oke textile, Nigeria/UK 1995.

Co-created with Fashioning Africa Collecting Panel members Edith Ojo and Tshepo Skwambane and part of a collaborative project with the British Museum called Object Journeys, a three year Heritage Lottery Fund funded programme. This national programme aims to support community partners to research and explore museum collections and create new displays in response to this investigation.