Bruce Onobrakpeya, patriarch of all of contemporary arts of Nigeria, is 90 in August 2022.
The entire year has been dedicated by sundry organisations to commemorate the milestone. In August, the month of his birth, the following events stand out in the yearlong calendar.
Conference: 60 YEARS OF CREATIVE GENIUS
Keynote Speaker: dele Jegede, artist and Professor of art.
Speaker: Perkins Foss, Professor at Penn State University. Penn State University, Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, United States.
Date: 4th – 6th August 2022.
Venue: Onobrakpeya Art Centre, Agbarha -Otor, Delta State Sponsors: Urhobo Historical Society Urhobo Studies Association Contact: G. Darah, Professor, 0803 603 8913 3
Date: 7th – 20th August, 2022
Theme: Bruce at 90, Probing Art on the flip side
Venue: Onobrakpeya Art Centre, Agbarha -Otor, Delta State.
Supported by the Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation Contact Person: Sam Ovraiti 0803 307 2334 4.
Church Thanksgiving Service and Reception Special Thanksgiving Service
Date: 30th August 2022.
Venue: All Saints’ Anglican Church, Montgomery Road, Yaba.
Reception: Nikoms Event center also in Yaba, Lagos.
Contact: Oghara Adebusuyi: 0809 992 3448 5.