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Scanning Day Scheduled for May 12th

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host their monthly Scanning Day on Saturday May 12, 2018 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…

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Center hosts Norwegian Rosemaler artist Linda Miller

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center's Resident Artist Series continues in May featuring master artist Linda Miller who will demonstrate rosemåling, a style of Norwegian decorative painting on wood that uses stylized flower ornamentation, scrollwork, lining, and geometric elements. Linda is an award winning artist who…

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Opening of Through the Lens: Our Fishing Heritage – Center’s latest photography exhibit

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to announce the opening of Through the Lens: Our Fishing Heritage on Thursday, May 10th at 6:30 p.m. during AHA.  This juried show captures the working waterfront and our fishing heritage as seen through the lenses of area…

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April Dock-U-Mentaries to feature Counting Fish by Don Cuddy

New Bedford, Mass. — The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, April 20th at 7:00 PM with Counting Fish a film by Don Cuddy.  Dock-U-Mentaries is a co-production of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, and the Working Waterfront Festival.  Films about the working…

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New Bedford, MA 02740
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Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.

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