COVID-19

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Kluge Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum

400 Worrell Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911

(434) 244-0234

ABOUT

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 Indigenous Australian art. We are currently open by reservation only due to COVID19. Admission is free and parking is easy. See our Blue Trunk Foundation page for full accessibility information. 

Our space is small but the experience is rich! Expand your world and make fascinating and surprising connections with:

  • our world-class collection of more than 2000 artworks
  • the latest and greatest contemporary Indigenous from Australia
  • an introduction to the rich diversity of Indigenous Australian people and artists
  • an exploration of Indigenous Australians' deep connection to place and country
  • a glimpse into Indigenous Australian civil rights, land rights and sovereignty

We collaborate in ongoing ways with Indigenous Australian people and one of our central values is prioritizing Indigenous voices and experience. Visit kluge-ruhe.org to make a reservation and learn about upcoming events, both virtual and in-person.

Our hours are: 

  • Tuesday: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Friday: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Sunday: 1 pm – 5 pm
  • Monday: Closed

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  • 20 and Below Capacity Conference Rooms:
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  • Smoke Free Environment:
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  • AAA Rating: Not Applicable
  • Free Admission:

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