The White Whale at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Old Dartmouth Lyceum

Whaling Museum Lecture Series

Old Dartmouth Lyceum

October – November


Established in 1828, the Old Dartmouth Lyceum is the region’s oldest public forum for “the advancement of popular education.” This year’s lecture series focuses on major upcoming projects at the Whaling Museum.

 Each evening begins with a 6 p.m. reception, followed by a 7 p.m. lecture.

 Series Fees & Registration

$15 per lecture (non-members, $20)

$50 for series (non-members, $75)


 Thursday, October 16 | Peter Harrington

A 'Moving' Experience: The 19th Century Panoramas at New Bedford, Providence and Saco

 Thursday, October 30 | Janice Hodson

“A Haven for Art Lovers”: The New Bedford Free Public Library Art Collection

 Thursday, November 13 | Seth Rainville

Of Earth and Sea – A Call to Respond

Tuesday, November 18 | Laela Sayigh and Michael Moore

Whale Science - a Local Acoustic Legacy

To learn more about each lecture, click here.

2014 Holiday Collection


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