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

16 Apr 2018

Underwater photographers in the field

12 Apr 2018

Who was John Watt?

10 Apr 2018

Catch the classics up close this weekend

19 Mar 2018

Grand times at Geelong

09 Mar 2018

Celebrating 20 years of Kids on Deck: More than paper boat makers and glitter shakers

13 Feb 2018

A sailor's heart

17 Jan 2018

Irene Pritchard, Sydney’s first female race skipper

25 Dec 2017

Goodwill to all
AKARANA on Sydney Harbour

04 Dec 2017

Australian Sailing

20 Nov 2017

Ken Warby and SPIRIT OF AUSTRALIA: Still the world record holder, 40 years later

16 Nov 2017

Maritime Moustaches

10 Nov 2017

Behind the scenes at Port Botany

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?