First Friday
Friday, August 5, 2022  |  5:00pm - 9:00pm
$5 Members | $10 Non-Members

Visit the New Bedford Whaling Museum after hours! This 21+ event mixes art, history, science, and entertainment into the First Friday of every month over the summer. Each night will feature music, a signature drink, and lots of fun!

Dance underneath the Museum's iconic whale skeletons while enjoying a signature drink inspired by the Museum's collection.

Explore four of the New Bedford Whaling Museum's newest exhibitions: The Azorean Spirit: The Art of Domingos Rebêlo, Sailing to Freedom, William Shattuck, and Henry Horenstein after-hours. Each exhibit looks at the unique art, history, and cultural connections of Massachusetts' SouthCoast.

Looking for gifts to surprise and delight? From jewelry to books to gifts for kids, there is always something new to discover at the New Bedford Whaling Museum Store. Members that shop during First Fridays will receive 20% off - double the normal discount! Store closes at 7:00pm.

First Fridays is proudly sponsored by: