March 9, 2024 - March 2, 2025 Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection
December 16, 2023 - June 30, 2024 Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection
April 1, 2024 - June 30, 2024 Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection
February 3, 2024 - July 14, 2024 The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia
January 8, 2024 - July 7, 2024 Upper West Oval Room of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia
June 15, 202411:00 am - 1:00 pm Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection
May 21, 2024 - January 12, 2025 Cummer Museum
July 13, 202411:00 am - 1:00 pm Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

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

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Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala

February 3, 2024 - July 14, 2024 The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia | Charlottesville, VA

Waŋupini: Clouds of Remembrance and Return

January 8, 2024 - July 7, 2024 The Rotunda at the University of Virginia | Charlottesville, VA

Aboriginal Art Exhibitions in the United States

  • February 3, 2024 - July 14, 2024

    Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala

  • January 8, 2024 - July 7, 2024

    Waŋupini: Clouds of Remembrance and Return

A Truly Unique Collection

We care for more than 3600 artworks, the most significant collection of this kind outside Australia.

Contact us about the 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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