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The Museum offers a variety of science, history and cultural programs throughout the year. Join us for a lecture, participate in the Moby-Dick Marathon, or enjoy a hands-on learning experience onboard the Lagoda. Please see below for information on upcoming programs or activities scheduled on an annual basis. - (Technology specifications for presenters)
Whaling Museum Members’ Premiere of "In the Heart of the Sea"
Don’t miss this premiere event of the long-awaited film by Ron Howard. December 5th at Flagship Theaters, New Bedford.
The GAEA Summit
The Global Awareness Education and Action (GAEA) Summit, a public 2-day program on the impacts of climate change on the region, takes place December 3rd and 4th.
Party for the Icebergs!
Celebrate whales and learn how we can all play a part in keeping our oceans healthy. Saturday, December 5th. Free
Moby-Dick Marathon 20th Anniversary
Celebrate Herman Melville’s literary masterpiece at the 20th Anniversary of the Moby-Dick Marathon. January 7–10, 2016.
Vacation Week activities and other programs such as the Presidents' Day Birthday Celebration.
The Museum creates or partners with community groups and organizations to present a wide variety of public programming.
The Moby-Dick Marathon and the Old Dartmouth Lyceum Lecture Series are some of the anticipated events along with others throughout the year.