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UVA Student, Director Attend Rare Aboriginal Art ‘MAKARRATA’ in Australia

August 31, 2016

Sydney Collins’ four years studying art history at the University of Virginia culminated in an Australian Aboriginal ceremony that few in the art world have been privileged to witness.

https://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-student-director-attend-rare-abori...

Culture Couture

February 25, 2016

UVA’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection asked students to create couture garments featuring beautiful indigenous Australian textiles. The results are runway-ready and coming to the Charlottesville stage in March

https://news.virginia.edu/content/culture-couture-students-bring-indigen...

Backed by Mellon Grant, New Center to Study Indigenous Arts

January 8, 2016

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is awarding $815,000 to the University of Virginia to create a research center for the study of the indigenous art of Australia and the Americas.

https://news.virginia.edu/content/backed-mellon-grant-uva-establishes-ne...

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