In preparation for the Charles W. Morgan’s 38th voyage, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum hosts author Eric Jay Dolin as he presents a lecture on the history of whaling. Mr. Dolin wrote Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America, as well as many other books. He will speak on Tuesday, June 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Federated Church, 45 South Summer street in Edgartown. Admission is $8 for museum members and $12 for nonmembers.

The Charles W. Morgan is set to dock at the Tisbury wharf in Vineyard Haven from June 21 to 24.

For more information, call 508-627-4441.