Rotating Exhibitions - New Bedford Whaling Museum

Rotating Exhibitions


April 26, 2024

October 27, 2024

Reflections is an exhibition that asks viewers to reflect on water’s role in labor and leisure. Photographs in the exhibition will provoke questions about how and when we take time to reflect, and the water’s particular ability to hush or heighten one’s internal state.

All Hands

September 1, 2023

September 8, 2024

Museum Curator of Maritime History, Michael P. Dyer explores the deep cultural connections between American whaling and the U.S. Navy in the 19th century up to the First World War.

The New Bedford Whaling Museum proudly celebrates and showcases talented regional artists. The exhibition is located on the first floor of the Museum. This area is accessible for free, no admission required.

Marnie Sinclair (b. 1945) is a process artist and environmental activist who often uses her art to visually express the many complicated issues that surround climate change and ocean pollution.