2017 Past Programs will be listed on this page. If you are looking for information from a previous year, click on a link below.
A daytime lecture series titled Influential Women of the South Coast. Presented in partnership with The Second Half: Lifelong Learning Institute.
The day began with the New Bedford Port Society’s official grand re-opening of the Mariners’ Home and Seamen’s Bethel.
Enthusiasts from across the country and abroad gather to share the enjoyment of this distinctive and beautiful art form.
Featuring hundreds of antiques from some of New England’s most respected dealers.
Exhibition opening, book signing and talk by Slocum biographer Stan Grayson.
Great stories, both fiction and non-fiction, abound as the people behind these narratives were brought to life.
Exhibition reception including a lecture by co-curator Judith W. Rosbe, author of Marion in the Golden Age.
A full week of crafts, hands-on activities and lots of fun for all!
Lecture series on New Bedford’s curious ties to Irish History.
Navigate through a Right Whale obstacle course, climb inside life-sized inflatable Right and Humpback Whales, listen to the story ‘Dario and the Whale’ and make Right Whale magnets or whale origami.
Lively lectures and discussions honored William Bradford and some of the greatest masterpieces in the Museum’s collection.
Adventures at Sea: Local Mariners Take to the Water
His appearance in April, 2017 marked the revivification of the New Bedford Lyceum, a centuries-old New England tradition of learning through intellectual debate.
Curators highlighted an exquisite Ryder painting in the Museum’s collection and discussed his connections to New Bedford.
February 20th kicked off vacation week with activities scheduled from 10 am – 2 pm.
Non-stop action-packed reading of America’s most iconic novel, Moby-Dick, beginning with the opening line, “Call me Ishmael.”
Last modified: January 13, 2017