November 28, 2018
  • Sea Glass Pendant Class

    November 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

    Do you have Sea Glass, just sitting around in a Jar? Take this 2 hour workshop and learn how you can transform it into wearable, beautiful jewelry!

    Melonie of Mermaids Baubles will be your instructor and she will bring everything you need to go home with at least 1 (if not 2!) wire wrapped Sea Glass Pendants.
    Sterling Silver plated Wire, optional Accent Beads, Jewelry Bag & Tool use is included with your registration fee along with friendly hands-on assistance. Beginners, ages 12 & up, are warmly welcomed!

    BYO sea glass (a nice triangular shape is easiest for beginners to wrap) to work with and find out which ones are the most desirable, sought after, and desirable in your collection! If you do not have any, basic pieces will be available.

    This class fills quickly so please register ASAP!

    Class Cost: $25/Members and $30 for non-Members.

    Class Limited to 12.  Registration is a MUST.

    Questions? Email Programs@FishingHeritageCenter.org

    Please note:
    This Workshop is for ages 12+ (wire manipulation & sharp tool use)

    If you've taken this workshop with Melonie before, she WILL be bringing supplies to make a different Sea Glass Jewelry design!

     

December 1, 2018
  • Holiday Stroll

    December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Join us during Holiday Stroll as we kick off the season!

    Fun for the kids (and kids are heart!) Take a photo with Salty Santa noon to 4:00 p.m.

    Start your holiday shopping at our gift shop! Enjoy 10% off your purchases plus a free gift with purchase of $25 or more!

     

December 2, 2018
  • Holiday Stroll

    December 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Join us during Holiday Stroll as we kick off the season!

    Start your holiday shopping at our gift shop! Enjoy 10% off your purchases plus a free gift with purchase of $25 or more!

     

  • Poetry Reading with Skye Shirley

    December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

    Join us as poet Skye Shirley reads from her book Hardtack, in which women and the history of coastal Massachusetts are recurring themes.  In this book, the maritime industry serves as a framework for exploring issues of femininity, bisexuality, and motherhood.  The female body is traced along the many branches of its evolutionary past, from sea mammals to the wives and daughters who called the 19th-century boomtown of New Bedford home.  These strands still inform contemporary womanhood as we move through an increasingly technological world. There is a closeness to history that is clasped tightly but can also burden the present if it is not embraced.  Connections between women are central to this text, and transcend the categories of time, species, and heterosexuality as fiercely held bonds fray and are remade.  The culmination of a poetry residency at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, Hardtack is the award-winning poet Skye Shirley's first book. 

     

  • Poetry Reading with Skye Shirley

    December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

    Join us as poet Skye Shirley reads from her book Hardtack, in which women and the history of coastal Massachusetts are recurring themes.  In this book, the maritime industry serves as a framework for exploring issues of femininity, bisexuality, and motherhood.  The female body is traced along the many branches of its evolutionary past, from sea mammals to the wives and daughters who called the 19th-century boomtown of New Bedford home.  These strands still inform contemporary womanhood as we move through an increasingly technological world. There is a closeness to history that is clasped tightly but can also burden the present if it is not embraced.  Connections between women are central to this text, and transcend the categories of time, species, and heterosexuality as fiercely held bonds fray and are remade.  The culmination of a poetry residency at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, Hardtack is the award-winning poet Skye Shirley's first book. 

     

December 8, 2018
  • Scanning Day

    December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

    We invite the public to bring their fishing related photographs, both historic and contemporary, as well as documents such as settlement sheets, union books, or news clippings to be scanned. NBFHC staff and volunteers will scan your materials and record any information you share about what you bring. You will leave with your originals along with a digital copy on a flash drive. We are working to create a digital archive of these materials which will be made available to researchers and the public. These documents will help us to tell the story of the fishing industry. This event is free and open to the public.

     

December 13, 2018
  • AHA Night - Finish your holiday shopping at our gift shop!

    December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

    Enjoy AHA and come finish your holiday shopping at our gift shop! Enjoy 10% off your purchases plus a free gift with purchase of $25 or more!

    Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies to fuel your evening!