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“There is no real distinction for us between art and life.” Yolngu artist Wandjuk Marika

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The only museum in the United States dedicated to Indigenous Australian art.

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Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja (Look at the Land that I Have Traveled)

January 14, 2022 - May 7, 2022 McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture | Knoxville, TN

That's How It Was: Three Strong Women

December 20, 2021 - January 31, 2022 Harvey Art Projects | Ketchum, ID

James Tylor: from an untouched landscape

January 15, 2022 - June 5, 2022 George Eastman Museum | Rochester, NY

Honoring 50 Years of Papunya Tula Painting

April 15, 2022 - December 31, 2022 Seattle Art Museum | Seattle, WA

Aboriginal Art Exhibitions in the United States

  • January 14, 2022 - May 7, 2022

    Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja (Look at the Land that I Have Traveled)

  • December 20, 2021 - January 31, 2022

    That's How It Was: Three Strong Women

  • January 15, 2022 - June 5, 2022

    James Tylor: from an untouched landscape

  • April 15, 2022 - December 31, 2022

    Honoring 50 Years of Papunya Tula Painting

A Truly Unique Collection

We care for more than 2200 artworks, the most significant collection of this kind outside Australia.

Search our world-class collection
  • Artist Bardayal Nadjamerrek AO
  • Title Lambalk the Sugar Glider
  • Date c. 1970
  • Language Group Kunbarllanjnja
  • Artist Carol McGregor
  • Title A Sense of Place
  • Date 2018
  • Language Group Wathaurong, Victoria
  • Artist Ngarralja Tommy May
  • Title Yuwanpungu
  • Date 2016
  • Language Group Wangkajunga/Walmajarri, Western Australia
  • Artist Binyinyiwuy
  • Title Baijini Figure
  • Date before 1966
  • Language Group Yolngu, Northern Australia
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