Welcome to the AAMU, the only museum in Europe that is entirely dedicated to contemporary Aboriginal art from Australia.
What's on: The power of wood
This exhibition shows a wide diversity of wooden art works from the museum's collection. Wood is an essential material of the land and there is a long tradition of making wooden art objects in Australian Indigenous cultures. Read more.
Extra opening times and discounted tickets during Tour de France weekend
During the weekend of the start of the Tour de France in Utrecht the museum will offer longer opening hours: on Friday July 3 and Saturday July 4 the museum is open until 8pm! From 3-5 July the museum offers discounted admission tickets: a ticket for adults will be € 5 (instead of € 9). In addition you will receive a € 1 discount on a drink of your choice in our museum café.
Until July 5 the beautiful Art Bikes are on display, racing bikes painted by creative people from Utrecht and inspired by the art in the museum. Or take the Tour Down Under flyer including information about famous Australian cyclists for an alternative route through our museum collection.
During this weekend the city centre will be closed for cars. For getting to Utrecht and the AAMU click here.
On Sunday 20 September didgeridoo expert and musician Michiel Teijgeler will perform at the AAMU together with two very talented percussionists, Yannick van ter Beek and Terence Samson. lees verder...
Professor Barbara Gillam is an Australian psychologist specialised in visual perception. She is struck by the skills and imagination of Aboriginal artists. In this lecture she will talk of how they explore and extend principles of visual perception in telling their stories. lees verder...
Michael Cook's work Civilised #10 can be seen on the exhibtion poster of Saltwater Country. He is a photographer and made a series of intriguing photo art works about the earliest encounters between the Indigenous population in Queensland and the Europeans. This is a unique opportunity to hear this artist about his work. lees verder...
Daniel Boyd is one of the sixteen artists in the current exhibition Saltwater Country. In his work he reinterprets Australia's colonial history and the little know stories of slavery in Queensland. For this exhibition he will visit the Netherlands and speak about his work. lees verder...
- 2 November: special 3D screenings of film Above Us All at the AAMU
- 30 October: debate about Art, visual culture and identity at SPUI25 in Amsterdam
- Summer Sunday afternoon concerts at the AAMU
- Wednesday 11 June: lecture about Indigenous literature by Dr Anita Heiss
- 5 and 6 April: national Museum Weekend
- 12 January: opening new exhibition Country to Coast
- Cultural Sunday Utrecht Uitfeest at the AAMU
- Now on sale: the catalogue of BOMB
- 8 June: presentation Nuon Solar Team: the World Solar Challenge 2013
- 30 May: film evening 12 Canoes