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.

21 Jan 2021

Beach Couture: Art and activism for the oceans

12 Jan 2021

Paradise Lost: Daniel Solander's legacy

15 Dec 2020

A Mile in my Shoes

26 Oct 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with artist Tawhai Rickard
Australian military observers being welcomed by Republican officers in Yogyakarta on 14 September 1947. National Library of Australia.

17 Aug 2020

75th anniversary of Indonesian independence
Entry to the Kupe to Cook exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum

08 Jul 2020

Who was Kupe?
Under Southern Skies exhibition entry

10 Jun 2020

Long way from the River
Painting of James Cook

20 Apr 2020

Mythbusting Cook: Fact fiction and total fallacy
Cooked 2020. Image courtesy Jake Duczynski

22 Dec 2019

Cook in the curriculum: An opportunity to re-evaluate Cook's place in history