AHA! - New Bedford Whaling Museum

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

For AHA! Kids Rule, the New Bedford Whaling Museum invites you “Into the Wider World” for fun hands-on activities and experiences, a short animated film, and more!

The New Bedford Whaling Museum welcomes UMass Dartmouth Biology seniors who’ll be presenting their capstone projects on the biggest emerging issues expected to impact marine and coastal biodiversity conservation in the near future.

Did you know that a women scientist is behind the world’s most comprehensive blue whale database? Learn more about Dr. Diane Gendron’s research and blue whales in general by watching for FREE our Blue Whales: Return of the Giants 3D film before it leaves the New Bedford Whaling Museum on March 17th.

AHA! We HeART NB at the New Bedford Whaling Museum with an immersive art and music experience, amid the Framing the Domestic Sea exhibition.

AHA! Community Blooms

September 14, 2023

Together we can make an impact! Join in the fun and repurpose single-use plastics by creating a plastic jellyfish to bring home or donate to the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s upcoming Community Blooms exhibition by artist Katy Rodden Walker.