West African Museums Program

West African Museums Program

For over twenty years, the Foundation has provided grants to train museum professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa. A 2008 Getty grant for the West African Museums Program (WAMP) in Niger supported an intensive training program to address urgent preservation needs for over 400 photographic collections in regional museums and archives.

Celestine Korsaga, head of the photo archives at the National Archives Center of Burkino Faso with a photo of first Head of State, Upper Volta. Photo: WAMP.