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.

31 Dec 2020

Our top 5 most-read blogs of 2020

03 Nov 2020

The Greycliffe ferry disaster

26 Oct 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with artist Tawhai Rickard
Dr Carlie Wiener (second from left) speaking at the House Committee Hearing. Image courtesy Catherine Anderson

29 Sep 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with Dr Carlie Wiener
The Tribal Warrior crew became the first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crew to participate and officially cross the finish line in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Image courtesy Tribal Warrior

23 Sep 2020

Tribal Warrior Aboriginal Corporation: Supporting self-determination and shifting narratives
The first known image of Jeanne Baret, from 1816. From Navigazioni di Cook del grande oceano e intorno al globo, Volume 2, 1816, Sonzogono e Comp, Milano. Reproduced courtesy State Library of NSW

27 Jul 2020

The extraordinary circumnavigation of Jeanne Baret
Entry to the Kupe to Cook exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum

08 Jul 2020

Who was Kupe?
Under Southern Skies exhibition entry

10 Jun 2020

Long way from the River
Transcending Boundaries (by teamLab)

29 May 2020

A new museology for generation Z: The impact and revolution of Japanese digital art