本展覽期望從海洋文化出發，認識這塊土地的發生與外在自然環境，藉由考古出土物件、文化資產、影片、攝影、繪畫、陶藝、當代藝術等作品，體現歷史文化的變動與觀看的角度。經由不同面向的關照，凸顯臺灣所蘊藏的諸多海洋文化特性，藉以說明我們重視海洋的緣由。本展覽結合博物館館藏與諸多文化資產相關聯的物件，以鮮明活潑方式探討人類文化藝術與海洋生態的種種，重新從歷史、文資永續的視角來關照臺灣海洋文化之發展。 Starting from the maritime culture, this exhibition shows the occurrence of land and the external natural environment. We can experience the change and the viewing angle of historical culture from the works of archaeological finds, cultural heritage, films, photography, paintings, ceramics, and contemporary art. It highlights many marine cultural characteristics in Taiwan though different aspects of care, and it explains the reason we attach importance to the ocean. Combined with the collections in museum and many assets from cultural heritage, the exhibition displays the various human culture, art, and marine ecology in a vivid and lively way. It revisits the development of marine culture in Taiwan from the perspective of history, cultural heritage, and sustainability.