Collaboration Archive

One of our core institutional priorities is to build and sustain collaborative relationships to deepen our impact and extend our reach. Because the museum is located across the world from the people whose art we showcase, we value and respect Indigenous people as authorities on their art and culture. As a result, we work directly with artists and knowledge holders as much as possible and provide opportunities for their voices to be heard in the United States.

This is an archive of our collaborations with individual artists, art centers and other cultural institutions. They vary from exhibitions and special events to residencies, loans, fellowships and other types of artist or research visits.

Collaboration Highlights

Culture Couture Fashion Performance

March 19, 2016

Culture Couture Fashion Performance

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

November 21, 2010 - February 7, 2011

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Julie Gough

September 8, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Julie Gough

Collaboration Archive


Brian Robinson: Tithuyil (Moving with the Rhythm of the Stars)

February 11, 2020 - August 9, 2020

Brian Robinson: Tithuyil (Moving with the Rhythm of the Stars)

Injalak Arts: Munguyhmunguyh (Forever)

January 24, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Injalak Arts: Munguyhmunguyh (Forever)

Fralin Museum of Art & Dennis & Debra Scholl: The Inside World

January 24, 2020 - May 24, 2020

Fralin Museum of Art & Dennis & Debra Scholl: The Inside World

Barbara Moore & Sharon Adamson: The Country I Know

September 19, 2019 - February 2, 2020

Barbara Moore & Sharon Adamson: The Country I Know

With Her Hands: Women’s Fiber Art from Gapuwiyak

July 18, 2019 - March 31, 2020

With Her Hands: Women’s Fiber Art from Gapuwiyak

Kent Morris: Unvanished

January 12, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Kent Morris: Unvanished

Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja (Look at the Land that I Have Travelled)

May 14, 2019 - September 8, 2019

Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja (Look at the Land that I Have Travelled)

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello: Freshwater Saltwater Weave

September 20, 2018 - January 7, 2019

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello: Freshwater Saltwater Weave

Christian Thompson

January 22, 2013 - May 19, 2013

Christian Thompson

Embassy of Australia and the William King Museum

January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

Embassy of Australia and the William King Museum

David Bosun

September 6, 2013 - December 29, 2013

David Bosun

Djambawa Marawili

August 18, 2015 - January 24, 2016

Djambawa Marawili

Janet Fieldhouse

January 27, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Janet Fieldhouse

Pormpuraaw Art Center and Brian Robinson

August 25, 2017 - January 9, 2018

Pormpuraaw Art Center and Brian Robinson

Judy Watson: experimental beds

August 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013

Judy Watson: experimental beds

Judy Watson: heron island suite

August 26, 2011 - December 11, 2011

Judy Watson: heron island suite

Jason Wing

May 18, 2012 - August 26, 2012

Jason Wing

Julie Gough

September 8, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Julie Gough

Loongkoonan

May 13, 2016 - August 21, 2016

Loongkoonan

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

May 26, 2017 - August 27, 2017

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

Nici Cumpston

January 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014

Nici Cumpston

Ngunguni: Old Techniques Remain Strong

May 24, 2018 - September 9, 2018

Ngunguni: Old Techniques Remain Strong

Bianca Beetson: Being Human

February 12, 2016 - May 1, 2016

Bianca Beetson: Being Human

Reko Rennie (with Frank Buffalo Hyde)

January 28, 2011 - April 4, 2011

Reko Rennie (with Frank Buffalo Hyde)

Ricardo Idagi

August 29, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Ricardo Idagi

Ricky Maynard

April 8, 2011 - August 14, 2011

Ricky Maynard

Sally Gabori

August 31, 2010 - December 19, 2010

Sally Gabori

Tony Albert

May 29, 2015 - August 16, 2015

Tony Albert

Vernon Ah Kee

January 24, 2012 - May 10, 2012

Vernon Ah Kee

Yhonnie Scarce

September 11, 2012 - December 30, 2012

Yhonnie Scarce