This spring, the Kluge-Ruhe Collection has partnered with the Fralin Museum of Art at UVA, the Rotunda at UVA, Second Street Gallery and New City Arts to present a wide variety of exhibitions of Indigenous Australian art in Charlottesville. Click on each exhibition or venue below to learn more about them.
January 24 – May 24, 2020
A forest of 112 painted, wooden memorial poles from northern Australia, derived from the Collection of Dennis and Debra Scholl and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVA.
Saturday, January 25, 2:00 pm, Fralin Museum of Art
Friday, January 31, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Fralin Museum of Art
January 25 – April 5, 2020
7 works painted with natural pigments on paper from Kunbarlanja in northern Australia, inspired by rock art in the region.
Opening Reception with Artist Gabriel Maralngurra and Artist Joe Guymala
Saturday, January 25, 3:30 – 5 pm, Rotunda Upper West Oval Room
Thursday, January 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVA
January 24 – March 20, 2020
An exhibition featuring three highly regarded female Aboriginal painters: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili, Mabel Juli and Regina Pilawuk Wilson.
Friday, January 24, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Second Street Gallery
Bark/Skin Workshop: Painting with Natural Pigments
Thursday, March 12, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Second Street Gallery
Shadow Sites: Steaphen Paton & Robert Fielding
January 24 – 30, 2020
An exhibition of sculpture, video and photographic work by artists Stephan Paton and Robert Fielding.
Friday, January 24, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, New City Arts