- Digital Scholarship
- The Second Half: Lectures
- WJEC Grand Opening Celebrations
- "Moby-Dick" theatrical performance
- 3rd Annual Haunted Whaleship
- Book Signing: "A Genius at His Trade"
- Film: "Most Likely to Succeed"
- Lecture Series: Whales in the Heart of the Sea
- Cartography Conference
- An Evening of Yoga & Music
- The GAEA Summit
- Annual Family Activities
- Community Programs
- Annual Events
- Moby-Dick Marathon
- Past Programs
Learn about biology, technology, local and global history, art and anthropology as you participate in our school programs. Experience life aboard the whaleship Lagoda and raise the anchor and sails on the replica fo’c’sle. Follow the migratory route of a North Atlantic Right Whale on a map. Come into contact with Inupiat and Native Hawaiians through role-play. Feel the weight of a sperm whale’s tooth. Experience what whale vision is like. Climb into a whaleman’s bunk. Smell the whale oil dripping off a blue whale skeleton. Our hands-on, minds-on learning opportunities enable your students to understand whales and New Bedford history in a unique and memorable way.
History and science programs for specified grade levels, designed to comply with the New Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks / Common Core.
Our standards-based programs in the areas of history, language arts, culture and science are designed to offer hands-on, minds-on learning opportunities.
Museum in the Community
Delivering the wonderful world of whales, whaling and Old Dartmouth history to children and youth.
We aspire to supplement the local school system with high quality skill development programs tied to our unique content, talented staff and volunteers.