August 12, 2023 - December 3, 2023 Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection
March 16, 2023 - March 3, 2024 Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection
February 3, 2024 - July 14, 2024 Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia
November 22, 2023 - November 24, 2023 Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

make a reservation to visit today.

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

Experiences

Explore Our Traveling Bark Painting Exhibition

Explore Madayin

Ways to Connect with Kluge-Ruhe from Home or Far Away

View Virtual Opportunities

Get an Introduction to Aboriginal Art

Read Aboriginal Art 101
400 Worrell Drive, Charlottesville, VA

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

Visit Kluge-Ruhe

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

Honoring 50 Years of Papunya Tula Painting

April 15, 2022 - April 14, 2024 Seattle Art Museum | Seattle, WA

Aboriginal Art Exhibitions in the United States

  • February 3, 2024 - July 14, 2024

    Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala

  • April 15, 2022 - April 14, 2024

    Honoring 50 Years of Papunya Tula Painting

A Truly Unique Collection

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

Search our world-class 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
1 / 4

Donate to Become a Member

You make what we do possible. Support one of the most powerful art movements of our time by becoming a member today.

See Membership Options