Lecture Series

Local authors and speakers on a range of nautical and historical topics. Lectures are hosted either In-Person, Virtually, or as a hybrid of both. Please check the description for details.


Upcoming Lecture Events

The research team on a “field trip” to the New Bedford Whaling Museum, which holds several hundred whaling logbooks in its archives. From left to right: Justin Buchli, Caroline Ummenhofer, Cali Pfleger, Sujata Murty, Abigail Field, and Timothy Walker. (Photo courtesy of New Bedford Whaling Museum)
Lecture: “Winds of Change: Mining Climate Clues from our Whaling Past” by C. Ummenhofer & T.D. Walker

March 22, 2023 6:00 pm

Lecture: “Building RELIANCE” by Sandy Lee

April 20, 2023 6:00 pm

Lecture: “Golden Age of Newport Yachting” by Bob Mackay

May 18, 2023 6:00 pm

Lecture: “Reading the Glass” by Elliot Rappaport

August 22, 2023 6:00 pm

Lecture: “A Life in Ship Models” by Rob Napier

September 21, 2023 6:00 pm

Lecture: “IYRS’s WEE WINN Replica” by Warren Barker

October 19, 2023 6:00 pm

Lecture: “DORIS Restoration” by Dave Snediker

November 16, 2023 6:00 pm

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