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.
14 Aug 2019
Students from Winmalee High School spent two days at the museum, touring current exhibitions and looking at the methodology involved in maritime archaeology – all part of a new STEAM peer mentoring program.
25 Jul 2019
A team of explorers, photographers and scientists banded together to inspire social change in Elysium Arctic, the museum’s newest outdoor exhibition. Their goal was to document the effects of climate change on the unique Arctic ecosystem through art and science. What did they find in the world’s northernmost regions?Read more
05 Jul 2019
This is third year these weekend camps have been held, and it has been a privilege to attend all three to help with the nawi canoes.Read more
03 Jul 2019
When you think of the images associated with cigarette packaging today, it doesn’t come close to this photograph of the famous Australian swimming star, Annette Kellerman. This cigarette card features a promotional still of Kellerman for her leading role in the film, A Daughter of the Gods (1916).Read more
07 Jun 2019
Artists Sayd Abdali and Jane Théau are making a tapestry rug at the museum during Refugee Week.Read more