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July Dock-u-mentaries Presents Barge

New Bedford, Mass. — The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, July 20th at 7:00 PM with Barge, a 2015 film by Ben Powell. This intimate portrait of the machinery of American ambitions tells the story of a towboat crew who work the Mississippi River. A towboat drifts down the…

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Center Hosts Scanning Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host their monthly Scanning Day on Saturday July 14, 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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Opening of Newest Exhibit – Rigs, Hulls, and Wheelhouses: The Art of Bob Lavoie

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to announce the opening their latest exhibit  Rigs, Hulls, and Wheelhouses: The Art of Bob Lavoie. An opening reception will take place on July 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. during AHA. The exhibit will run until September 30,…

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Center Presents Larry Kaplan In Concert

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to welcome Larry Kaplan for a concert of folksong on Friday, July 6th at 7:00 p.m. Kaplan’s music is known widely in both the US and abroad for its strong storytelling and for its simple and beautiful melody…

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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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