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Apr
9
Thu
New Bedford’s Working Waterfront, a Virtual Illustrated Talk by Phil Mello
Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New Bedford's Working Waterfront, a Virtual Illustrated Talk by Phil Mello

Join us (virtually!) on Thursday, April 9th for an illustrated talk by photographer Phil Mello. Phil has worked on the New Bedford waterfront for 40+ years and has been taking photographs of waterfront fellow workers since 1975. As an insider with direct knowledge of the fishing industry, he has access to what is often a closed community. Phil will share photos and stories about the working waterfront.

Join our Zoom webinar to hear and see Phil’s presentation by clicking here

This program takes place on April’s virtual AHA! Night. Learn more by visiting the AHA! website.

May
14
Thu
We Came to Fish, We Came to Work: Stories of Immigration Exhibit Opening and Concert @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We Came to Fish, We Came to Work: Stories of Immigration Exhibit Opening and Concert @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

Join us for the opening of our latest exhibit, We Came to Fish, We Came to Work: Stories of Immigration. This exhibit explores stories of immigration and cultural heritage on New Bedford’s working waterfront. At 7:00pm, local musicians including Ana Vinagre, Candida Rose, and Johan Gundersen will present songs from and about Portugal, Cape Verde, and Norway.

This program takes place on May’s AHA! Night and is free and open to the public.

The Center’s 2020 exhibits and programs are funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Creative Commonwealth Initiative, and the Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and New Bedford Cultural Councils.

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38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-8894

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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