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The Birth of an Exhibit: “Classic Whaling Prints”

“Classic Whaling Prints” opens at the Whaling Museum on February 27, 2009, and runs through the end of the year. The exhibition, organized and written by Dr. Stuart M. Frank, traces the most important and most influential pictorial images of whaling through four centuries, from one highlight to the next.

Members Preview and Curator’s Tour: Thursday, February 26, 200, 6PM

Here’s a sneak peak at what’s going on in the Gratia Houghton Rinehart Gallery:

a gallery model for the show

gallery model (constructed by intern Evan Price)

Preparator Scott Benson

Preparator Scott Benson, (photo by volunteer Herb Andrew)

Preparator Scott Benson

Preparator Scott Benson (photo by volunteer Herb Andrew)

Stay tuned for more!