Host a Touring Exhibition

  • The team at the museum have produced a diverse range of touring exhibits including panel displays, museum exhibitions featuring objects and artworks from the national maritime collection. Larger venues may be interested in family friendly interactive exhibitions or our new unique outdoor exhibit.

    To obtain more information or enquire about hosting one of the exhibitions or displays listed below, please email touringexh@anmm.gov.au

    Panel Display: Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica

    Shackleton: Escape form Antarctica 3 graphic panel displays

    Venues are invited to apply to host the Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica graphic panel display. Through dramatic photographs taken by Australian photographers Frank Hurley and Keith Jack, Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica walks in the footsteps of the expeditioners. Discover what happened to these brave men and their ships.

    The graphic panel display consist of eight pull-up banners of 2 x 1.5 metre.  The Australian National Maritime Museum provides a USB with marketing templates, an education pack and copies of films, which may be screened at your venue.

    There is no cost to host the graphic panel display and the ANMM will arrange and pay for transport costs.  Our objective is for this story to be given as much exposure and seen by as many people as possible.

    This display is supported by the Australian Antarctic Division and sponsored by Antarctica Flights and APT Luxury Touring & Cruising.

    For bookings and enquiries, please contact touringexh@anmm.gov.au

    Through a different lens – Cazneaux by the water

    Sydney Harbour scenes: boy on a raft by Harold Cazneaux, 1905. ANMM Collection. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Anne Christoffersen, in memory of the artist. ANMM Collection 00054641.

    In the early 1900s photographer Harold Cazneaux became a passionate advocate for photography as art, rather than a mechanical recording process. 

    The exhibition features items from the museum’s collection recently donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Anne Christoffersen in memory of the artist.

    Available for bookings from July 2018 onwards, please contact touringexh@anmm.gov.au
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    Exhibition: Horrible Histories Pirates

    Horrible Histories Pirates scull and cross bones

    For the first time in Australia comes an interactive, hands-on exhibition based on the bestselling Horrible Histories series. More info

    Container: The Box that changed the world

    Container the Box That Changed the World Outdoor Exhibition Australian National Maritime Museum

    Container will tour to venues in NSW from mid 2018 and a national tour will follow. To obtain further information or express interest in hosting this colourful outdoor exhibition in your community, please contact touringexh@anmm.gov.au.
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    Exhibition: Voyage to the Deep

    A boy takes the wheel of an interactive submarine at the Voyage to the Deep exhibition.

    This family exhibition for children under 12 encourages learning through interaction. It’s a hands on experience with opportunities to touch, explore and play. More info