The Whaling Museum’s new “The Hunt for Knowledge” exhibition was unveiled to the public during a ribbon cutting event held on Friday, May 28, after the Museum’s annual meeting. Museum President James Russell, Museum Trustee, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution biologist, Michael Moore, WM VP for Collections and Exhibitions, Greg Galer and WM Science Programs Manager, Robert Rocha, who developed the exhibit, all participated in the ceremony.
This exhibit focuses on a variety of cetacean conservation and research issues, and features many objects donated by a variety of sources. The information on the exhibit panels addresses many of the questions asked by the visiting public. The Museum is proud to expand its role in supporting the understanding of and conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises.