Thu, Jul 18|
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Moby Dick & the Story of Whales from Chasing to Cherishing
Spend an evening with Dennis Minsky, Cape Cod's most engaging naturalist, as he reflects on the Moby Dick story with his 25 years of observations from the deck of the Dolphin Fleet's Whale Watch boats. Nature photographer Nat Chamberlain will provide an artful visual reference to the presentation.
Time & Location
Jul 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Ln, Dennis, MA 02638, USA
A life-long student of nature, Dennis Minsky has worked as a naturalist for the Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch since 1995, has been associated with the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, and for many years with the Cape Cod National Seashore, in various capacities. He was the chair of Provincetown’s Conservation Commission for twelve years and is currently the chair of the Town’s Open Space Committee. He is a frequent contributor to our local National Public Radio station's “Cape Cod Notebook” on WCAI and has also published fiction and nonfiction in Provincetown Arts Magazine. He first came to Provincetown in 1968 and became a full time resident in 2005.
Nat Chamberlain is a photographer and naturalist who studies wildlife and captures images, primarily in coastal settings. A life-long conservationist, Nat thoroughly researches the behavior of subject species and places animal welfare and zero environmental impact above the value of obtaining an image. Nat works in the field and on the water year-round, observing and photographing his favorite subjects: Humpback Whales, North Atlantic Right Whales and Wintering Snowy Owls.