More Than a Job
June 26 - May 31
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center was created in 2016 to present the story of the local fishing industry to the world. The Center recently celebrated its 5th anniversary on the weekend of June 25 with the opening of its new permanent exhibit, More than a Job. Four years in the making, the exhibit will provide an introduction to the workings of the fishing industry with immersive experiences including a working deck, wheelhouse and focsle. The exhibit explores themes of labor, immigration, and sustainability includes significant digital storytelling, Additional 2021 programming will focus on women’s roles in the fishing community.