Arts & Culture

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

 

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Articles

05 Nov 2015

P & O makes history in Sydney Harbour. Photographs by Gervais Purcell

29 Oct 2015

What’s your all-time top 10 books about boats?

26 Oct 2015

How do you x-ray a fish? Inside the Smithsonian’s National Collection of Fishes

09 Oct 2015

A museum of dioramas

15 Sep 2015

Museum Chairman visits key maritime history sites in Indonesia

09 Sep 2015

Percy Hockings: watercolours from the north

31 Aug 2015

Installing a museum exhibition in Indonesia

27 Aug 2015

The sailor prince

17 Aug 2015

Seventy years of Indonesian independence

17 Aug 2015

Black Armada

14 Aug 2015

Australian Lighthouses

13 Aug 2015

Whale watching in Sydney Harbour

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The 56th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition focuses our attention on the beauty and fragility of the natural world
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Events and Exhibitions

Habitat

Event

Ocean Spirit Rising
Habitat

Exhibition

Haenyeo
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Exhibition

Fire on waters edge

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Encounters 2020
Encounters 2020
Cooks Voyage Game
Cook's Voyages Game
Navigate by the stars
The HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

Videos

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Curator Daina Fletcher touring Haenyeo: The Sea Women of Jeju Island
Haenyeo: The Sea Women of Jeju Island
Behind the scenes tour of the Australian National Maritime Museum with Assistant Director Michael Harvey
Behind the scenes tour of the museum
Cookie in Te Wai Pounamu Meets Cook Strait by Michel Tuffery, 2011, courtesy of the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Cook: Man or Myth?