New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center announces summer programs; search for permanent home

NEW BEDFORD, MA – The story and history of New Bedford’s culturally rich and diverse fishing community is now being shared through the efforts of a newly established non-profit organization, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Inc. (FHC).

FHC activities already underway include:

  •   A monthly film series;
  •   A 12-week school residency;
  •   A 2-week summer camp; and
  •   Two temporary exhibits.

The center will also be conducting an inventory of fishing community artifacts, and developing an interactive website with digital exhibits and current industry information.

Even more exciting, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is looking for a permanent home.

The FHC plans to establish a physical facility with archives, exhibits, and programs dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the history and culture of New Bedford’s fishing industry…


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