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

Green corals underwater

11 Jun 2020

World Oceans Day: Innovation of the Seas
Under Southern Skies exhibition entry

10 Jun 2020

Long way from the River
Transcending Boundaries (by teamLab)

29 May 2020

A new museology for generation Z: The impact and revolution of Japanese digital art
Photojournalist Justin Gilligan standing in front of his photograph, Colliding Views

22 May 2020

Q&A with WPY finalist Justin Gilligan
James Hunter (left) and Kieran Hosty use baseline-offset mapping to record the hull structure in South Australian's bow

22 May 2020

Bound for 'South Australian': South Australia's oldest known shipwreck found

22 May 2020

Drafting an archaeological site plan
Arthur Pringle as a lieutenant in 1899. Image courtesy of Eliots of Port Eliot

21 May 2020

'Ever your loving son': Arthur Pringle and his letters home

01 May 2020

Pirate School with Captain Grognose Johnny
Painting of James Cook

20 Apr 2020

Mythbusting Cook: Fact fiction and total fallacy