Current & Upcoming - New Bedford Whaling Museum

Current & Upcoming Programs

Join the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Chief Curator Naomi Slipp, as she discusses how women of the nineteenth-century were faced with limited opportunities presented during their lifetimes, but how some carved out successful careers as professional artists painting landscapes and still lifes.

Join the New Bedford Whaling Museum and David Weeden, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal HIstoric Preservation Department’s Councilman, as he discusses ties between the Wampanoag Tribe and the museum’s recent exhibition, Re/Framing the View: Nineteenth-Century American Landscapes.

Join the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Chief Curator Naomi Slipp, as she discusses the museum’s recent exhibition, Re/Framing the View: Nineteenth-Century American Landscapes.

Calling All Educators! Visit the Museum for our teacher centered event that mixes fun, connection, and exploration just for you! Join us as we highlight the Museum’s new programs, hands-on activities, and other local organizations that can add learning and fun into your classroom. Featuring music, drinks, games, and raffles underneath the Museum’s iconic whale skeletons!

Explore all three floors of the New Bedford Whaling Museum until 7:00 PM on Thursday, October 13th for FREE. From the largest ship model in the world to displays of fine and decorative arts to five whale skeletons including the rare blue and northern right whale – there is always something new to discover at the New Bedford Whaling Museum!

Join informal conversations with experts, aficionados, librarians, archivists, curators, historic preservation specialists, historians, and collectors.