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New Bedford Whaling Museum Hosts 22nd Scrimshaw Weekend

The New Bedford Whaling Museum is to host Scrimshaw Weekend 2011 on May 13, 2011 – 2nd annual Schrimshaw Antiques Show and Swap-Meet, May 14, 201 – Lectures, Cocktail Reception, Banquet and Consignment Auction and May 15, 2011 – Field – Field Trip to Nantucket, MA.

Scrimshaw Weekend, including admission to the Museum and the Scrimshaw & Marine Antiques Show, scheduled meals, and all plenary sessions is $335 (Museum members $295) prior to May 1st. After May 1st the fee is $370 (Museum members $330). Saturday banquet only, $75.

To register: call 508.997.0046, ext.100 or email: [email protected]

Pirates and Female Pirates on Scrimshaw
“Built” Scrimshaw: Types, Tools, and construction Methods
Care and Feeding: Taking Care of Your Scrimshaw
Pictorial Sources of Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum;
Pictorial sources of Scrimshaw in Institutional and Private Collections;
New insights into the works of several individual scrimshaw artists;
Scrimshaw Market Report;
special Exhibition of Scrimshaw for Sale at Auction;
Update on the Grand Catalogue of Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum;
Collectors’ Show-and-Tell

Full Scholarships are available for students

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