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Event Series Event Series: Moby Dick Marathon Weekend

Moby Dick Marathon Weekend

January 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Friday night kickoff opens the event from 7 –8 p.m. with a virtual lecture: The Spouter-Inn Revisited
by Christopher Benfey. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

Moby-Dick Marathon weekend continues with the 25-hour read-a-thon on Saturday and Sunday, with fun Melville-inspired activities, opportunities to chat with scholars from the Melville Society Cultural Project (MSCP), a Melville-inspired trivia game, and more.

The marathon will be streamed for free online via the Museum’s website and YouTube channel.




January 7, 2022
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, MA United States
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