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

Reflected IR photograph, created by the conservation team to study the Blaeu globe. Image: Katie Wood/ANMM.

04 Jul 2019

What's in the world?

03 Jul 2019

Annette Kellerman: The Mermaid from Marrickville
Image: Kate Pentecost/ANMM.

03 Jul 2019

Oh buoy!
Textile artists Sayd Abdali and Jane Théau. Image:  Jane Théau

07 Jun 2019

Find your feet in our Refugee Week tapestry workshops
Stars and Stripes jumper, Gift from Audrey Capuano, ANMM Collection 00009354

07 Jun 2019

Stitched with love
Motor Boating magazine, 1963

17 May 2019

Style Files: vintage fashion in boating magazines
Two women and a baby. Photo: Samuel J Hood. ANMMCollection 00034602

10 May 2019

Remembering the marvelous maritime mothers
Gervaise Purcell, 1954 hats

07 May 2019

Hats off to Gervaise Purcell
Australian National Maritime Museum

03 May 2019

A MMAPSS intern reports for duty

01 May 2019

A visit to Titanic
Japanned papier-mâché tea tray bearing the patent mark of Henry Clay and painted with a scene of the death of Captain Cook. Image Andrew Frolows/ANMM

15 Apr 2019

Anyone for tea?
Australian nurses preparing to depart Sydney, May 1940. Photographer: Samuel J Hood Studio, ANMM Collection 00020450

10 Apr 2019

In celebration of military nurses

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?