Call for Photos for New Exhibit: Taken Out To Sea

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center invites commercial fishermen to submit their original photos for a new exhibit, Taken Out to Sea, opening June 8, 2017.  This exhibit provides fishermen with an opportunity to share their world with those on-shore. Commercial fishermen have a unique view…

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Free April Vacation Week Activities

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will offer free, hands-on activities during April vacation, April 20th - 23rd.   Activities will include scallop shell decorating, a scavenger hunt, rope making, and knot tying. On Thursday, April 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Marlinspike Artist, Barbara…

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Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to announce the opening of Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry. An opening reception will take place on April 13th at 6:30 p.m. during AHA.  The exhibit will run through May 28, 2017. From the…

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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Hosts Scanning Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host Scanning Day on April 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Scanning Day is an opportunity for the public to share and preserve a digital image of their fishing industry photographs, documents, and other records for future generations.…

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