- Cultural Communities
- Digital Scholarship
- 25th Annual Sailors’ Series
- Lifelong Learning Lecture Series
- Where the Land Meets the Sea
- Watkins Bioacoustics Symposium
- Nautical Antiques Show
- 27th Annual Scrimshaw Weekend
- Painting with a Splash FOR KIDS
- Right Whale Day
- April Vacation Week
- A Grateful Dead Yoga Experience
- Portuguese Theatrical Performance
- Over the Top Summer Gala
- Members’ Trip to Porto, Portugal
- Family Activities
- Community Programs
- Annual Events
- Moby-Dick Marathon
- Past Programs
2015 Past Programs are listed on this page.
If you are looking for information from a previous year, click on a link below.
Of Earth, Sea and Fire: A Symposium of Makers
The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Pre-conference Symposium at the Museum, led by artists from the exhibition Of Earth and Sea.
Painting with a Splash
A night out at the Museum with step-by-step painting instructions and a lot of fun!
Presidents' Day kicks off February vacation programs
Presidents’ Day kicked off a week of events during February school vacation that included special tours and hands-on activities each day.
A Community Dialogue with Dr. Antonia Darder
Her presentation featured a discussion on language, culture and education, and the continued relevance of the work of Paulo Freire. Free Event
An introduction for newcomers and a refresher for seasoned hands, presented by Stuart M. Frank, PhD, Senior Curator Emeritus of the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
Moby-Dick Marathon 2015
The 19th annual Moby-Dick Marathon set sail January 2-4, celebrating readers of all ages during a weekend of programs surrounding the nonstop reading of Herman Melville’s literary masterpiece.
"The Hunt for Moby-Dick", Lecture by Philip Hoare
This pre-marathon lecture featured celebrated author Philip Hoare, with a screening of his film titled The Hunt for Moby-Dick.
Renew & Celebrate
A New Year’s yoga and meditation class at the Museum, appropriate for all levels of experience.