Current & Upcoming Programs

Visit the New Bedford Whaling Museum after hours! This 21+ event mixes art, history, science, and entertainment into the First Friday of every month over the summer. Each night will feature music, signature cocktails, and lots of fun!

The New Bedford Whaling Museum has teamed up with Machado Silvetti Architects to explore areas for expansion and renovation. The team from Machado Silvetti will share insights to the project and invite attendees to voice their thoughts and feedback directly to the group.

Join us in-person or watch on Zoom as we welcome Museum Members to the 119th Annual Members’ Meeting. Hear from our Featured Speaker, Matthew Fisher, the Principal of Night Kitchen Interactive, and our Keynote Speaker, Daniel H. Weiss, the President & CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Join us to discuss this groundbreaking exhibition that expands our understanding of how freedom was achieved by sea, and what the journey looked like for many African Americans.

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