Why don’t Africans go to Museums?

“Museums for what?” “ Our people have a hundred daily urgent preoccupations to cater of before thinking of going to look at paintings” “What is the use of going to museums after being forced to go there as a student anyways?”

The essence and utility of museums has never been so under-appreciated in an era that ironically is fond of capturing everything it sees. Our societies seem to have grown addicted to instant memory than institutional, national emblems in a building.

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Do African countries care about culture?

It is one question that constantly pops to my mind whenever I am confronted with the lack or total absence of bookstores, libraries, multimedia centers, art galleries and museums in a country’s capital.

Other priorities, art is a luxury, art for what are often the limited answers i receive.

Yet, culture has it’s role to play at so many levels and sectors of a country.

This is what Zaria Horizons will show you, with success stories and case studies

All to reveal that African countries need to start caring and implementing for their culture. Culture will beautifully pay back a nation that invests in her and to some unexpected extents.

Stay tuned for gradual answers to our question.