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Australian Society of Marine Artists 2019 National Exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Posted on November 22, 2019 at 8:49 0 Comments

The Australian Society of Marine Artists Inc (ASMA) 2019 National Exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Tasmania’s Carnegie Gallery coincides with the 75th Anniversary of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and showcases the best examples of the ASMA Members’ artwork, masterfully illustrating the rich maritime heritage, beautiful coastlines and waterways of our nation. …


Painting of Convict Transport Lady East Sails into Hobart!

Posted on June 28, 2019 at 10:00 0 Comments

A significant painting with important connections to Tasmania’s convict past has been unveiled at the Maritime Museum of Tasmania.  In front of a large gathering of Museum members and supporters, our  Patron, Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania unveiled The Lady East on the River Mersey attributed to artist Joseph Heard.

“Paintings of named convict transport vessels are very rare and this work is of…


Sydney - Hobart exhibition

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 15:10 0 Comments

Sydney marine artist, Jack Earl, could never have realised he was initiating a famous ocean race when he planned to cruise to Hobart in December 1945. Two friends also decided to sail their yachts and English Captain, John Illingworth, said he would go if they made it a race. On Boxing Day 1945 nine yachts set sail for Hobart. Illingworth’s yacht, Rani, arrived first, on January 2.

A record Sydney Hobart fleet competed in the 50…


New President for Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 9:59 0 Comments

After ten years Colin Denny stepped down as President of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania at the museum's AGM recently. Captain Mike Webb assumes the role of President and is himself replaced as Vice President by Rex Cox.

Colin's retirement was marked by a celebratory lunch at the Derwent Sailing Squadron where he was presented with a portrait of his yacht The Protagonist by marine artist Bill Mearns.

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