November 26, 2022 - November 27, 202210:00 am - 4:00 pm
July 1, 2022 - June 23, 2023
March 17, 2022 - February 26, 2023

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

Experiences

Explore Our Traveling Bark Painting Exhibition

Explore Madayin

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Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala

September 3, 2022 - December 4, 2022 Hood Museum of Art | Hanover, NH

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

  • September 3, 2022 - December 4, 2022

    Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala

  • 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.

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  • 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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