Center Hosts Traditional Artist Jonathan Perry in April

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center's Resident Artist Series continues in April featuring artist Jonathan Perry.  A member of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe, Jonathan is a traditional singer, dancer, speaker, and carver who is grounded in the traditions of his ocean-going ancestors.   He will demonstrate the…

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Matthew Byrne in Concert

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to announce the return of Matthew Byrne in concert. A singer, guitarist and storyteller from Newfoundland who interprets traditional songs with reverence and respect, his beautiful voice captivates his audience.  The concert will take place on Thursday April…

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Center Seeks Seafood Workers from 1970 - 1981 to Interview for Oral History Project

New Bedford, MA—The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center has began a major research initiative, exploring the history and role of unions and other industry organizations from the 1930s to the present through a combination of archival research and oral history interviews.  The resulting documentation will become part of the Center’s…

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Dock-U-Mentaries: A Fish Story

New Bedford, Mass.— The Dock-U-Mentaries film series continues with A Fish Story on March 16th at 7:00 p.m.  This film is part of a series of programs focused on Women in the Industry in celebration of Women's History month.  Dock-U-Mentaries is a co-production of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park…

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