Discover, Learn, Enjoy!

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.  

Exhibition Opening Reception: Out There

Peter Pereira Photojournalist – Simultaneous openings at the Whaling Museum and
The Standard-Times building on Elm Street. June 8th.

Celebrating the Ernestina-Morrissey

A celebration of the 35th anniversary of this generous gift from Cape Verde.

Top of the Hill Summer Gala

Save the Date! Saturday, July 29th.

Economics of Whaling Symposium

The whaling industry as the first venture capital business model in the United States.

9th International Azorean Whaleboat Regatta

This year’s Regatta week will celebrate the Society’s 20th Anniversary and the 20th birthday of the first Azorean whaleboat launched in America – the Bela Vista.

2017 Members’ Trip

The Best of the Azores – tour four islands, including Pico, Terceira, Faial, and Sao Miguel.

Family Activities

Vacation Week activities and other programs such as the Presidents' Day Birthday Celebration.

Community Programs

The Museum creates or partners with community groups and organizations to present a wide variety of public programming.

Annual Events

The Moby-Dick Marathon and the Old Dartmouth Lyceum Lecture Series are some of the anticipated events along with others throughout the year.

Past Programs

Programs offered at the Museum in past years can be found here.

Last modified: July 5, 2016