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Oshogbo acient and modern
Oshogbo dates back to the Oyo Empire and is noted for its textiles, dyeing tradition, farming and modern industry. It is home to the festival on the River Osun, based at the World Heritage sacred grove to the river goddess Osun. In terms of traditional and contemporary art, the city has produced renowned artists and given its name to an art movement - the Oshogbo school.

Oshogbo based artists have been greatly inspired by their environs and its formidable creative traditions, working in a range of materials including bead painting, batik and in three dimensions. They have also made a name for themselves in other artistic disciplines, such as dance, music and drama and are continuing to inspire a new generation.

Notable artists who have worked/working from Oshogbo include, Susan Wenger, Twin Seven Seven and Jimoh Buraimoh.

Places of interest include City's environs, Sacred Grove, Oja Oba and Orisunbare markets