Upcoming - New Bedford Whaling Museum

Upcoming Programs

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The Museum offers a variety of art, science, history and cultural programs throughout the year.

Upcoming Programs

In this two-part program, explore Ryder’s prophetic vision through his poetry, the poetry of others (including your own), and poetic themes in his paintings.

The New Bedford Whaling Museum is seeking recorded submissions of spoken poems, recited by the authors, that draw inspiration from the visual art and writings of Albert Pinkham Ryder

Explore amazing marine mammals online and in-person this summer during Creature Feature, the Whaling Museum’s weekly video and activity series. Each week we’ll explore a different creature and learn how we can help our underwater friends.

Gather your pod under the tent in Paul Cuffe Park on Johnny Cake Hill for Picnic on the Hill. Celebrate summer, relax, reconnect and enjoy haute picnic foods, cocktails, live music, and conversation. At-home Picnic-on-the-Go option available.

Enjoy an exclusive exhibition viewing, then unwind with a signature cocktail while you paint your own masterpiece.

Unleash your creativity at a fun, no-experience-needed painting class just for kids

The Annual Moby-Dick Marathon The Annual Moby-Dick Marathon A celebration of all things Moby-Dick and Melville 2022 Dates: Friday, January 7 – Sunday, January 9, 2022 View 2021 Moby-Dick Marathon Program Page HERE The Annual Event 2022 Moby-D …

The Local History Guild The Local History Guild The Local History Guild takes place on AHA! Nights. Join informal conversations with experts, aficionados, librarians, archivists, curators, historic preservation specialists, historians, and collectors. …

Collecting and sharing stories of the community. SHARE YOUR STORY!