Lagoda Centennial Lecture Series


Evening Lectures: Members FREE, Non-members $15
Lunchtime Lectures: Members FREE, Non-members $10

*Note: Lecture on Thursday, November 10 is free to all Museum visitors

Evening lectures:Reception begins at 6 pm and lecture begins at 7 pm
Brown-bag lunch lectures: 12 pm (Bring your own lunch)

Vision, philanthropy, adventure, and history run through the Centennial Lecture Series. Immerse yourself in 1916 New Bedford, the efforts to preserve our whaling heritage forever and the people that made it happen in this series.

Each lecture will be presented twice; during lunch and in the evening. Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy an abbreviated 30 minute version or join us for light refreshments and an evening lecture.

Thursday, October 6 | 7 pm & Tuesday, October 11 | 12 pm
A Labor of Love: Building the world’s largest ship model by Arthur Motta Jr., Curator, Old Dartmouth & New Bedford History.

Thursday, October 27 | 7 pm & Tuesday, October 25 | 12 pm
Lagoda: A Favored Ship and Her Legacy by Michael P. Dyer, Senior Maritime Historian

Thursday, November 3 | 7 pm & Tuesday, November 8 | 12 pm
A Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World by Christina Connett, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions and Jordan Berson, Collections Manager

Thursday, November 10 | 7 pm & Tuesday, November 15 | 12 pm
Who was Emily Bourne by Peggi Medeiros, Historian and Author

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