Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

Going away party for the wedding of Maria and Lorenzo Roder’s daughter, Mary (front row, holding handbag), c 1921. Maria and Lorenzo are in the back row, third and fourth from right. Reproduced courtesy Pauline Lovitt.

16 Jan 2019

La Cella Venezia
Passengers watch from the deck of City of Sydney as Skaubryn burns in the Indian Ocean, 1958. ANMM Collection Gift from Barbara Alysen ANMS0214[005]. Reproduced courtesy International Organisation for Migration

15 Jan 2019

Four ships, one lifeboat
Marie and Michel Nehme at Fairlane Farm, Nehme vineyard, Yenda, 1988. All images reproduced courtesy Julie Nehme

10 Jan 2019

Wine and poetry
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
Welcome Wall Unveiling

25 Sep 2018

Welcome Wall
Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?
Browne Brothers

06 Sep 2018

Seeking the lost Browne boys: Spiritualism and grief
SLSC

04 Sep 2018

Saving a life at the beach