AAMU
 

Welcome

Welcome to the AAMU, the only museum in Europe that is entirely dedicated to contemporary Aboriginal art from Australia.

Current exhibition Country to Coast. Colours of the Kimberley

In this exhibition we will take you on a journey through the Kimberley, a remote region in north-western Australia with some of the oldest rock paintings and a rich art tradition. For more information please click here. 

7 September: start of the new cultural season in Utrecht

On Sunday September 7 the new cultural season in Utrecht is celebrated with a Cultural Sunday. At the AAMU there is a special programme for adults and children. Admission is free on this day! Please note that the tours and workshops are in Dutch.

1pm / 2pm / 3pm / 4pm: guided tours through the current Country to Coast exhibition
2pm / 3pm / 4pm: didgeridoo workshop

And especially for children aged 4-12:
12.00 - 4pm: have your face painted as an Australian animal 
12.00 - 4pm: workshop Making sand drawings

Click here for more information on the entire programme (in Dutch).

 

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News

Summer Sunday afternoon concerts at the AAMU

This summer the AAMU will, for the first time, present concerts at the museum dedicated to the sounds of the didgeridoo. Michiel Teijgeler, one of the most renowned didgeridoo musicians in Europe, will give three different performances together with various guest musicians.   lees verder...

Wednesday 11 June: lecture about Indigenous literature by Dr Anita Heiss

On June 11 Australian author/speaker/lecturer Dr Anita Heiss will visit the AAMU for a special lecture about Aboriginal literature, recent developments and the most significant and influential Indigenous authors who put Aboriginal stories on the international map. The lecture is in cooperation with the Literature House in Utrecht and the Australian Embassy.   lees verder...

5 and 6 April: national Museum Weekend

On Saturday and Sunday 5 and 6 April the national Museum Weekend takes place in which over 300 Dutch musea will partipate. Come to the AAMU and visit the exhibition Country to Coast this weekend or join one of the special activities for adults and children. Entrance is free all weekend!   lees verder...

12 January: opening new exhibition Country to Coast

On Sunday January 12 the AAMU will celebrate the opening of the new exhibition Country to Coast with an open house. The museum will present a full and creative programme for all ages. Admission to the museum and all activities is free on this special day!   lees verder...


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