Dabney Days

A week of programming February 16-21, 2013 celebrated the Dabney Legacy. The Executive Council of the Luso-American Foundation and the Trustees of the New Bedford Whaling Museum also cordially invited the public to the launching of a major anthology: 


Celebrating the legacy of friendship between Portugal and the United States as exemplified in the historic American Consulate of the Dabney Family at Horta, Faial – Açores.

Purchase the book via the Museum store The White Whale.

Cover of The Dabneys, A Bostonian Family in the Azores, 1806 – 1871

Book launchings, celebrations and presentations were scheduled in the following locations. 

New Bedford Whaling Museum
Saturday, February 16th, 2:00 pm

Remarks by His Excellency the Ambassador of Portugal to the U.S., Nuno Brito
Sponsored by the NBWM and the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, UMass Dartmouth
18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford

Providence Athenaeum
Tuesday, February 19th, 6:00 pm

Sponsored by the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Brown University
251 Benefit Street, Providence

Jackson Arts Center
Wednesday, February 20th, 7:00 pm

Sponsored by Bristol Community College
In conjunction with an exhibit on the Dabney family, organized by the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery and LusoCentro
Bristol Community College, (Building H, Parking Lots 9, 10, 11), Fall River campus

McMullen Museum of Art
Thursday, February 21st, 5:00 pm

Sponsored by the Luso-American Foundation
In conjunction with a major exhibition “Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods”
Boston College, 140 Commonwealth, Devlin Hall 108, Chestnut Hill




Last modified: August 30, 2016