New Year’s Eve Bash 2015

PRESENTED BY THE WHALING MUSEUM & THE ZEITERION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Thursday, December 31 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the New Bedford Whaling Museum Revelers of all ages rang in the new year with a bang! Live music by the Becky Chace Band and Bird Talk, delicious food, dancing, various live performers, kids’ entertainment, and fireworks from the best view of the New Bedford Harbor.…

Cultural Communities

African-Americans  |  Azoreans  |  Cape Verdeans  |  Japanese  |  Native Americans Overview A haven for immigrants Since the seventeenth century, New Bedford has been a major destination for immigrants, a city shaped by the diversity of its residents. Today, new arrivals live alongside descendants of Wampanoag Indians and the many ethnic groups that have made New Bedford home over more than 300 years.…

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Over the Top Summer Gala

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2015  from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Guests were invited to the 10th Anniversary of our annual summer event, the Over the Top Gala!  This year, everyone was able to experience a "sneak peek" of the near-finished Wattles Jacobs Education Center with special hard hat tours.…

Melville Society Cultural Project

(under construction) The Melville Society Cultural Project (MSCP) is a research-oriented group of scholars within the Melville Society dedicated to fostering a critical understanding of Herman Melville’s writings, life, and times. The Project, in affiliation with the New Bedford Whaling Museum, collects scholarly and artistic texts related to Melville, oversees the Melville Society’s Archive, and contributes to a wide variety of programming at the Whaling Museum and elsewhere.…