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400 Worrell Drive, Charlottesville, VA

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

Visit Kluge-Ruhe

Defining Place/Space: Contemporary Photography from Australia

April 1, 2019 - September 22, 2019 Museum of Photographic Arts | San Diego, CA

A World of Relations

January 26, 2019 - December 8, 2019 Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College | Hanover, New Hampshire

Born Strong: gloria + katie + doreen

April 1, 2019 - May 15, 2019 Harvey Art Projects | Ketchum, ID

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country

March 21, 2019 - June 30, 2019 Colgate University | Hamilton, NY

Aboriginal Art Exhibitions in the United States

  • April 1, 2019 - September 22, 2019

    Defining Place/Space: Contemporary Photography from Australia

  • January 26, 2019 - December 8, 2019

    A World of Relations

  • April 1, 2019 - May 15, 2019

    Born Strong: gloria + katie + doreen

  • January 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019

    The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection

  • March 21, 2019 - June 30, 2019

    Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country

  • May 3, 2019 - July 3, 2019

    Desert Painters of Australia: Works from the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia and the Collection of Steve Martin and Anne Stringfield

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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