Téjela: Weaving Stories, Weaving Lives

Maya textiles from the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology (Brown University) and the weaving collective Oxib’ B’atz (New Bedford).

Seven Continents, Seven Seas

This exhibition highlighted the broad international and chronological compass of the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

100 Years of Mountain Photography – from Vittorio Sella and Bradford Washburn

This was the second in a series of exhibitions following in the wake of  "Arctic Visions: Away then Floats the Ice-Island."

Among the Waves and Amid the Vortex: Paintings by Jason Hancock inspired by Moby-Dick

Abstract paintings using visual elements from Moby-Dick depicting the turbulent nature of the seas.

Arctic Visions: "Away then Floats the Ice-Island"

William Bradford as artist, innovator, adventurer, observer of history, culture and science.

Portraits of a Port

Whaling history featuring Museum classics and the finest examples of scrimshaw anywhere.

In the Unequal Cross-Lights

Outdoor Sculptures, Contemporary Sculptors Respond to the Whaling Museum Collections

Following the Panther: The Arctic Photographs of Rena Bass Forman

A selection of Rena Bass Forman's prints taken from her trip in 2006 to the West coast of Greenland.

Celebrating Generosity: Gifts from the ESK Collection

Selected works from the Eliot Stetson Knowles Collection.

Sitting in New Bedford

What do scallop shells, a girl on a swing, people working in a sail loft and in the Pairpoint glass factory have in common? They were each at one time or another, 'sitting' in New Bedford.