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.

Watercolour of Port Adelaide, South Australia, by Samuel Thomas Gill, 1840s. Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia

27 Aug 2019

A worker in tulle: The English lacemakers of Calais
lighthouse

23 Aug 2019

Blackbirding: Australia's slave trade?
Annarosa Coluccio (third from left) with her parents (left) and mother-in-law (fourth from left) at her proxy marriage in Roccella Jonica, Calabria, Italy, 1956. Reproduced courtesy Isabella Coluccio

22 Aug 2019

Until we meet again: An Italian proxy bride's story
Reflected IR photograph, created by the conservation team to study the Blaeu globe. Image: Katie Wood/ANMM.

04 Jul 2019

What's in the world?

03 Jul 2019

Annette Kellerman: The Mermaid from Marrickville
Image: Kate Pentecost/ANMM.

03 Jul 2019

Oh buoy!
Stars and Stripes jumper, Gift from Audrey Capuano, ANMM Collection 00009354

07 Jun 2019

Stitched with love
Curator of Ocean Science and Technology at the Australian National Maritime Museum – Emily Jateff

23 May 2019

Fast Five - Quick Questions with Maritime Archaeologist Emily Jateff
Motor Boating magazine, 1963

17 May 2019

Style Files: vintage fashion in boating magazines