Author: Nick Golebiewski

Director’s Circle
Director’s Circle $10,000 $9,055 tax-deductible All of the above, plus: Exclusive annual Director’s event Special opening exhibition event Opportunity to host an event at the museum
Scrimshaw, mid 19th century, whale tooth, India ink, Gift of Anonymous donor.
Ahab, Tickle Those Ivories
At the peak of the golden age of whaling, 1825-1865, more than 700 whaling vessels sailed the seas. As a reference point, Herman Melville’s Moby Dick was published in 1851. Sailors didn’t hunt whales at night, sightings could be few and far between, and whaling voyages were often 3 years in length. In the downtime,...