The Blanton Museum of Art presents "Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection" opening day

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Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection
Tommy Mitchell Walu, 2008 (detail) Synthetic polymer paint on canvas 40 x 60 in. Promised gift of Margaret Levi and Robert Kaplan to the Seattle Art Museum © Tommy Mitchell Courtesy American Federation of Arts   Photo by Tommy Mitchell Walu

"Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art" from the Kaplan & Levi Collection features contemporary painting and sculpture by Australian Aboriginal artists. Curated by Pamela McClusky, Curator of African and Oceanic Art at the Seattle Art Museum, the exhibition celebrates the renaissance that has occurred since the 1970s within the millennia-old traditions of indigenous Australian art.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through September 9.

Event Details



Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. MLK Jr. Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701


Ticket Info

$5-$9; free for children under 12. active military and members