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For further information or images, please contact:
Sheryl Twigg, National Maritime Museum Press Office
Tel: 020 8312 6790/6732, 07903 547 284
or Email: press@rmg.co.uk

21 March, 2014 - 14:35
National Maritime Museum 11 July 2014–4 January 2015
31 January, 2014 - 16:17
National Maritime Museum 16 April 2014–4 January 2016
5 March, 2014 - 14:39
10 April 2014–4 January 2015
13 February, 2014 - 15:08
March 2014
3 February, 2014 - 16:45
Queen’s House, Greenwich 15 February 2014–February 2015
12 December, 2013 - 16:38
Celebrate Chinese New Year with our special workshops.
12 December, 2013 - 15:05
Celebrate Chinese New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Horse with our special workshops and performances.
12 December, 2013 - 10:54
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with our special Valentine’s Evening with the Stars night-time observing session See...
22 November, 2013 - 15:22
Turner and the Sea was officially opened by writer-director Mike Leigh, director of the forthcoming film about J.M.W. Turner.
12 November, 2013 - 10:37
David Dimbleby explores the history and majesty of Britain’s coastline in a new BBC One series Britain and the Sea made in partnership with...
12 November, 2013 - 15:05
RMG today acquired the Gibson archive, a world-renowned and nationally significant collection of photographic and archive material.
6 November, 2013 - 15:26
2014 is a year of anniversaries at RMG, with centenaries and quincentenaries marked through thought-provoking art, beautiful objects and...
5 November, 2013 - 15:35
£1.5m donation from Eyal Ofer family helps secure the future of Stubbs’s 'Kongouro from New Holland' and 'Portrait of a Large Dog' for the...
22 October, 2013 - 13:18
Highlights include our special night-time observing sessions, 'An Evening with the Stars'.
22 October, 2013 - 09:46
Fun-filled holiday activities exploring the art of seascapes, to celebrate our 'Turner and the Sea' exhibition.
18 October, 2013 - 15:25
Highlights this month include Christmassy crafts and discovering what Cutty Sark carried around the world.
24 September, 2013 - 15:29
Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten amateurs and professionals to the title of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013.
9 August, 2013 - 13:18
The National Maritime Museum, London has announced a £1.5M appeal to acquire two oil paintings, Kongouro from New Holland and Portrait of a...
31 July, 2013 - 12:41
The Museum will mark 2013’s International Slavery Remembrance Day with a series of free family-friendly events.
30 July, 2013 - 15:52
Over 1200 spectacular entries from enthusiastic amateurs and professional photographers were submitted to this year's competition.
19 July, 2013 - 13:40
This autumn RMG presents a series of works by the critically acclaimed artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.
5 July, 2013 - 16:28
'Turner and the Sea' is the first full-scale examination of J.M.W Turner’s lifelong fascination with the sea.
20 June, 2013 - 17:17
The Cutty Sark Conservation Project has been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious National Lottery Awards.
17 June, 2013 - 15:49
Cutty Sark has been announced as a RIBA Regional Award 2013 winner.
31 May, 2013 - 14:37
There are just two weeks to go until the entry deadline for the Royal Observatory’s 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
10 May, 2013 - 14:13
A new gallery exploring the Navy’s impact upon ordinary people.