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400 Worrell Drive, Charlottesville, VA

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

Visit Kluge-Ruhe

Tithuyil: Moving with the Rhythm of the Stars

February 25, 2020 - June 19, 2020 Embassy of Australia | Washington, DC

Beauty Rich and Rare

January 3, 2020 - July 5, 2020 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History | Washington, DC

Munguyhmunguyh (Forever): Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the John W. Kluge Commission

January 24, 2020 - April 5, 2020 The Rotunda at the University of Virginia | Charlottesville, VA

The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Memorial Poles

January 24, 2020 - May 24, 2020 The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia | Charlottesville, VA

By the Strength of Their Skin

January 24, 2020 - March 20, 2020 Second Street Gallery | Charlottesville, VA

Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja | Look at the Land I have Travelled

January 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020 University of Nevada, Reno Art Museum | Reno, NV

PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL

March 12, 2020 - April 30, 2020 Harvey Art Projects | Ketchum, ID

Aboriginal Art Exhibitions in the United States

  • February 25, 2020 - June 19, 2020

    Tithuyil: Moving with the Rhythm of the Stars

  • January 3, 2020 - July 5, 2020

    Beauty Rich and Rare

  • January 24, 2020 - April 5, 2020

    Munguyhmunguyh (Forever): Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the John W. Kluge Commission

  • January 24, 2020 - May 24, 2020

    The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Memorial Poles

  • January 24, 2020 - March 20, 2020

    By the Strength of Their Skin

  • January 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020

    Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja | Look at the Land I have Travelled

  • March 12, 2020 - April 30, 2020

    PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL

A Truly Unique Collection

The only museum dedicated to Indigenous Australian art outside of Australia, with a permanent collection of more than 1900 artworks.

Search our world-class collection
  • Artist Binyinyiwuy
  • Title Baijini Figure
  • Date before 1966
  • Language Group Yolngu, Northern Australia
  • 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
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