The New Bedford Whaling Museum hosts a number of special events and lecture series throughout the year, such as the Moby-Dick Marathon, a non-stop reading of Herman Melville’s literary masterpiece, and the Sailors’ Series. Right Whale Day, during Spring Vacation Week, celebrates a highly endangered species and raises awareness of the challenges these animals face.
A weekend of programs surrounding the non-stop reading of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece.
The world’s only forum devoted to the indigenous shipboard art of whalers during the “Age of Sail.”
A centuries-old New England tradition of learning through intellectual debate.
The Sailors’ Series illustrated lectures present a wide variety of experiences and adventures by individuals with lifelong commitments to sailing, boats, and the sea.
Daily hands-on activities and Family Fun Highlights Tour during the months of July and August.
Winter and Spring school vacation weeks at the Museum include daily theme-based activities for the whole family!