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Scrimshaw Lecture Series: Whaling Captains of Color Presented by Skip Finley

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Freedom Hall
976 Main Street
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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Author of the book, Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy, Finlay has culled the best stories from the lives of over fifty whaling captains of color to share the history of the participation of men of color in the American whaling enterprise.

The Cahoon Museum Lecture Series presents expert voices on important topics related to the exhibition, Scrimshaw: The Whaler’s Art, on view from June 29 through October 30, 2022. Researchers, best-selling authors, and field experts bring national perspective to the history and artistry of scrimshaw, the maritime art and antiques market, and more!

The Lecture Series will take place at Freedom Hall, 976 Main Street, Cotuit, and registration is required.
$25 per person | $20 for museum members

Programs and performance dates and times are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
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