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.  

Lagoda Centennial

Celebrate the Lagoda exhibit’s second century of service by attending events and programs befitting the grand old ship.

Exhibition Opening Reception

Power, Performance, & Speed: A celebration of 20th Century Yacht Designers
C. Raymond Hunt and W. Starling Burgess

Book Launch and Signing

Around the World in Search of Whales: A Journal of the Lucy Ann Voyage, 1841-1844 by John F. Martin and edited by Kenneth R. Martin.

Members' Holiday Open House

Enjoy seasonal libations and festive hors d’oeuvres while browsing an array of products from the White Whale gift store.

New Year's Eve Bash 2016

Revelers of all ages are invited to end the year with a bang!

21st Annual Moby-Dick Marathon

Experience the 21st annual reading of America’s most iconic novel, Moby-Dick. Come for the opening line, “Call me Ishmael,” and stay for 25 hours of action-packed adventure! January 6-8, 2017

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