September 20, 2018 - January 7, 2019
December 4, 2018 - December 9, 2018
February 21, 2019 - February 23, 2019 Harrison Small Auditorium

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

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Learn from Indigenous Artists in Residence

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400 Worrell Drive, Charlottesville, VA

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

Visit Kluge-Ruhe

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

October 9, 2018 - March 2, 2019 Embassy of Australia | Washington, D.C.

Art from Down Under: Australia to New Zealand

July 6, 2018 - December 8, 2018 Turchin Center for the Visual Arts| Boone, North Carolina

Pop! Aboriginal Paintings and Master-Crafted Didgieridoos

December 1, 2018 - December 8, 2018 Booker-Lowe Gallery | Houston, Texas

Ocher: Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Northern Territory and Western Australia

September 22, 2018 - December 20, 2018 Harvey Art Projects | Ketchum, Idaho

Claiming Country: Western Desert Painting from the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

January 24, 2019 - March 1, 2019 Truman State University | Kirksville, Missouri

Aboriginal Art Exhibitions in the United States

  • October 9, 2018 - March 2, 2019

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

  • July 6, 2018 - December 8, 2018

    Art from Down Under: Australia to New Zealand

  • December 1, 2018 - December 8, 2018

    Pop! Aboriginal Paintings and Master-Crafted Didgieridoos

  • September 22, 2018 - December 20, 2018

    Ocher: Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Northern Territory and Western Australia

  • January 24, 2019 - March 1, 2019

    Claiming Country: Western Desert Painting from the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

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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