Related Exhibitions

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.

THE FRALIN MUSEUM OF ART AT UVA

The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles

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.

Gallery Tour with Curator Henry Skerritt, Artist Gabriel Maralngurra and Artist Joe Guymala

Saturday, January 25, 2:00 pm, Fralin Museum of Art

Final Fridays Opening Reception with Artist Gabriel Maralngurra and Artist Joe Guymala

Friday, January 31, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Fralin Museum of Art

 

ROTUNDA UPPER WEST OVAL ROOM

Munguyhmunguyh (Forever): Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the John W. Kluge Injalak Commission

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

Tour by Artist Gabriel Maralngurra and Artist Joe Guymala

Thursday, January 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVA

 

SECOND STREET GALLERY

 By the Strength of their Skin

January 24 – March 20, 2020

An exhibition featuring three highly regarded female Aboriginal painters: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili, Mabel Juli and Regina Pilawuk Wilson.

Opening Reception

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

 

NEW CITY ARTS

 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.

Opening Reception

Friday, January 24, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, New City Arts