Past Programs 2013
The Museum's 2013 reading of Melville's Moby-Dick.
The 2013 Lyceum focused on the new exhibition Arctic Visions: "Away then floats the Ice-Island".
Presented by the Azorean Maritime Heritage Society. September 4th – 8th
A fun-filled day of activites and crafts in celebration of Melville's birthday.
July 5th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Music by KabuJazz Ensemble and John Miranda's Band. Donations to benefit the Cape Verdean Scholarship Fund.
Family activities and a concert on the plaza featuring the Mac Odom Band.
A performance by folk singer Aoife Clancy, followed by a reception with holiday desserts and teas. December 15th
2013 listing of family activities and programs at the Museum during the summer months.
An event not to be missed – the Whaling Museum's festive and family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration!
This 8 day excursion will offer two half day sightseeing tours of Logao do Fogo and Sete Cidades, and two full day sightseeing tours of Furnas and Nordeste.
The annual Scrimshaw Weekend, held at the Whaling Museum each year since 1989, is the world's only regular forum for scrimshaw enthusiasts.
An enjoyable evening of activities for the entire family, Friday, April 26 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The New Bedford Whaling Museum's special exhibit at the Ellis Boston Antiques Show, October 24–27, 2013
New Bedford residents enjoyed free admission to the Museum January – April, 2013.
An all-new family-friendly Halloween event geared for children 12 & under. October 26th from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A week of programming in February celebrated the Dabney legacy with events at the Museum, the Providence Athenaeum, Bristol Community College, and Boston College.
Held at the Museum with a focus on the New Bedford Port District – October 19th and 20th
This free public event featured talks by two chocolate historians and sampling of authentic colonial chocolate beverage recipes.
The 2013 lecture series featured individuals with lifelong commitments to sailing, boats and the sea.