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.

Dripping water tap

03 Dec 2019

10 ways to save water at home
War canoes leave the beach at the K and K festival. Photo: David Payne, ANMM

27 Nov 2019

Visiting the Huhu Bay War Canoe Festival
Workers place concrete reinforcement steel in the Tooma–Tumut Tunnel, part of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme, 1960. Photographer Don Edwards. ANMM Collection Gift from Barbara Alysen ANMS0215[016]

17 Oct 2019

Snowy stories
Dr Espen Knutsen

10 Oct 2019

Unearthing paleontology: Ten questions with Dr Espen Knutsen
Jeffrey Fox working on the cameo medallion of Sir Joseph Banks

08 Oct 2019

Bligh and Banks: Preserving a piece of history
Dorothea Lange at work [Image courtesy Library of Congress LOC 8b27245a]

03 Oct 2019

Capturing the home front: Stark images of difficult times
Sample wallpaper for Sea Monsters [Hawke Graphics]

30 Sep 2019

Underwater graphics: Designing Sea Monsters
The Observatory, Point Venus, Otahytey [Tahiti], George Tobin, 1792. State Library of New South Wales (FL1606978)

29 Sep 2019

Bligh and the peoples of the Pacific: The Polynesian threads in European stories
José Coelho is farewelled by his teaching colleagues in Ponta do Sol, Madeira, prior to his departure for Australia, 1956.

28 Sep 2019

Love and sacrifice: From Madeira Island to the Snowy Mountains