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Heritage Gallery Shortened Mus'art

Bamenda, Cameroon

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The Musa Heritage Gallery shortened Mus'Art Gallery is a museum focusing on the arts and crafts of Cameroon's Western Grassfields. Also known as the Grass-fields arts museum. It is an interesting stop for tourists travelling on the Bamenda ring road.The Musa Heritage Gallery, shortly Mus’Art Gallery, was established in December 1996 dedicated in memory of Cameroonian woodcarver Daniel Kanjo Musa (1930–1995) and his eldest son John Yuniwo Musa (1956–1996). It houses a collection of over 400 art objects that were mainly created between 1970 and 2000 and range from bamboo work to wood carvings, from basketry to pottery.  Expect to feel inspired to be part of the Grass-fields art movement. A visitor will leave the gallery with a better knowledge of Cameroon’s art history and also become familiarized with the current art culture within Cameroon.


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