Guided Tour of Indigenous Australian Art

Join us for a free, guided tour of the only museum in the world that is exclusively dedicated to Indigenous Australian art! While drawing on traditions that are hundreds and thousands of years old, Indigenous Australian art is contemporary, and exhibitions included a diversity of artworks, from paintings on bark and canvas to sculpture and films. Tours are typically led by knowledgeable docents, but are sometimes given by Indigenous Australian artists! On the first Saturday of each month a staff member leads the tour, which often includes a behind-the-scenes expedition into the museum's art storage space. Tours typically last between 30 and 45 minutes, and are free and open to the public. Reservations are not needed.

Have kids? A scavenger hunt is always available, as is an interactive activity suitable for ages 3 - 100.

Want to make it an outing? Pair the tour with a walk on the beautiful trails nearby and finish with lunch at locally-owned Sticks Kebob Shop or Shadwell's Restaurant.

  • 400 Worrell Drive
  • Charlottesville, VA 22911

Region: Pantops

The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia is the only museum in the United States dedicated to the exhibition and study of Australian Aboriginal Art. Working with living artists, international scholars and arts professionals, we provide a wide range of learning experiences to the University community and the public... more