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

Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?
Browne Brothers

06 Sep 2018

Seeking the lost Browne boys: Spiritualism and grief
SLSC

04 Sep 2018

Saving a life at the beach

24 Aug 2018

Science and secrets of Sydney Harbour
Book Conservation

09 Aug 2018

Beyond a book's cover

17 Jul 2018

Flagging a mystery in Canton

11 Jul 2018

Sailing over the horizon

25 Jun 2018

Spirituality and the sea

10 Jun 2018

Postcards from the sea

08 May 2018

The Last Dance

02 May 2018

The Sydney Ducks and the San Francisco 49ers

18 Apr 2018

Setting the Standard

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
Habitat

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?