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.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

02 Feb 2012

Hearts, flowers and bluebirds for Valentine's Day

05 Jan 2012

Object of the Week

01 Dec 2011

Object of the Week

03 Nov 2011

Object of the Week

20 Oct 2011

Francis Birtles: From London to Melbourne by Car

19 Oct 2011

Object of the Week

13 Oct 2011

Object of the Week

19 Sep 2011

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!

31 Aug 2011

RelationShips: Pincushions, sweetheart brooches and love tokens

10 Jun 2010

From Sailing Barges to Garden Island: The long life of some shipwright tools

25 May 2010

What’s in a ship painting?

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

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Event

Ocean Spirit Rising
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Exhibition

Haenyeo
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Exhibition

Fire on the water's edge

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?