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The Museum offers a variety of science, history and cultural programs throughout the year. Join us for a lecture, participate in the Moby-Dick Marathon, or enjoy a hands-on learning experience onboard the Lagoda. Please see below for information on upcoming programs or activities scheduled on an annual basis. - (Technology specifications for presenters)
OVER THE TOP Summer Gala
All proceeds from this annual summer event support the Museum's educational programs. August 1st
Party for the Ocean Day
A day full of hands-on activities that teach us how to keep our oceans healthy. August 10th
Summer Family Programs
Crafts, activities on the plaza, highlights tours, and story time during the months of July and August.
2015 Members’ Trip to Porto, Portugal
Includes accommodations at a 4-Star Hotel, visits to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a Douro River cruise and so much more! Sept. 11 – Sept. 20.
The Second Half: Fall Lecture Series 2015
The Museum, in partnership with The Second Half: Lifelong Learning Institute presents a daytime lecture series beginning September 17th.
The GAEA Summit
The Global Awareness Education and Action (GAEA) Summit, a public 2-day program on the impacts of climate change on the region, takes place December 3rd and 4th.
Vacation Week activities and other programs such as the Presidents' Day Birthday Celebration.
The Museum creates or partners with community groups and organizations to present a wide variety of public programming.
The Moby-Dick Marathon and the Old Dartmouth Lyceum Lecture Series are some of the anticipated events along with others throughout the year.
The world’s best known readathon of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece, commemorating the anniversary of the departure of the ship Acushnet from New Bedford with Melville aboard.