In our 30+ years Gallery X has organized hundreds of exhibitions covering almost every topic or subject you can think of with perhaps one glaring omission – Moby-Dick. Curator Chuck Hauck sought to fix that by organizing, The Moby Show, A Whale’s Tale. Originally planned as Mobys at the Melville, an exhibition of sculptures by select artists inside The Whalehouse AirBNB last summer, the show evolved into an open call community exhibition taking place both in the Main Gallery at Gallery X as well as the garden of The Mobyhouse.

This exhibition will be on view at Gallery X (and the garden of the Whalehouse at 100 Madison Street) from June 27 through August 1.

Join us for an opening reception, Saturday, July 3 (5-8pm) at Gallery X.
A second reception will be held during July’s Aha! Night – Thursday, July 8 (5-8pm) and will feature a performance by Hula La!

The Moby Show, A Whale’s Tale features works of all styles, interpretations, and media from a wide array of artists from the Southcoast and beyond. The exhibition can be viewed in person during gallery hours, by appointment, or in the slideshow below.

The Whalehouse is a grand Victorian built in 1855 located on the southwest corner of Madison and Orchard streets in historic New Bedford, Massachusetts. It’s the former home of Herman Melville’s sister, Catherine, and this is where he used to stay while visiting her.

The garden sculptures at the Whalehouse can be viewed from the sidewalk along Madison and Orchard streets.

For inquiries or more information please contact Gallery X (508-992-2675 or
The curator, Charles Hauck, can be reached at

Click on any image below to enter the slideshow of works.

Thank you to our 2021 Supporters, The Island Foundation, and the Schrafft Charitable Trust.
Special Thanks to James Correia for photographing in-gallery submissions.