Mothers, Daughters, Wives: Songs, Poems & Stories from Women in Fishing Families

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center presents Mothers, Daughters, Wives: Songs, Poems & Stories from Women in Fishing Families on Thursday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m. as part of AHA night.  Poet Charlotte Enoksen, singer Joanne Doherty, and Debra Kelsey will share their stories about the…

READ MORE

Center Hosts Unusual Catches Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host Unusual Catches Day on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Every fisherman has experienced catching a strange object in their net or dredge.  Alan Cass, a retired fisherman and Center volunteer, says he has…

READ MORE

Vacation Week Activities Offer a Boatload of Fun

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to present a boatload of family fun during February vacation week. Visitors can do a scavenger hunt, try on survival suits and fishing gear, and see the newest exhibit Frozen Asset: Ice Making and the New Bedford Fishing…

READ MORE

After the Storm: Lessons from the Northern Edge

New Bedford, Mass.— Join us for After the Storm: Lessons from the Northern Edge as the Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on February 16th at 7:00 p.m. Commercial fishing is one of the world’s most dangerous ways to earn a living. For centuries fishermen have braved the waters of the northeast…

READ MORE