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.  Click here to view the Museum Calendar. Or visit Museum from Home for our latest online offerings.

Inside Out! Virtual Curator Talks

For each two-week outdoor exhibition, join us via Zoom for a virtual curator talk.

Lighting the Way for All

Honoring the unfinished legacy of the women’s suffrage movement through public art.

Virtual Program: Ripples. Through a Wampanoag Lens.

Join artist, Aquinnah Wampanoag whaling descendant, and marine scientist, Elizabeth James Perry, for a discussion of her art and the concept for the show, Ripples. Through a Wampanoag Lens.

Lectures: Sailors' Series

The Museum’s annual lecture series presents a wide variety of experiences and adventures by individuals with lifelong commitments to sailing, boats, and the sea.

The Local History Guild

Each moderated 30-minute program will feature two specialists who will discuss the topics of their interest, trends, initiatives or projects – of relevance to our local historical landscape.

Annual Events

The Moby-Dick Marathon, Sailors’ Series illustrated lectures and Scrimshaw Weekend 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.