In the News - New Bedford Whaling Museum

In the News

The Whaling Museum's activities frequently garner recognition in the press at large. Links included here will bring you to those stories on the providers' website.

Press Releases

2022 - In the News

10 events to visit in Massachusetts this August
New England Magazine
July 21, 2022

7 events to visit in Massachusetts this February
New England Magazine
January 19, 2022

2021 - In the News

  1. Albert Pinkham Ryder’s Once and Future Art

    The Village Voice

  2. A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art – ‘Such a Lovely Turmoil’

    The New York Review

  3. A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder, Century of American Art

    ARTES Magazine

  4. A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art

    Brooklyn Rail

  5. Albert Pinkham Ryder’s “A Wild Note of Longing” — Mysterious to the Point of Holy

    Visual Arts Review

  6. ‘A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art’ Review: An Enigmatic Painter Comes Into Focus

    The Wall Street Journal

  7. In New Bedford, A Rare and Wonderful Exhibition of Albert Pinkham Ryder
  8. A Riveting Ryder Show at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

    National Review

  9. Harvard Squared – Explorations – New Bedford

    Harvard Magazine

  10. How to Keep Kids Cool – Summer Programs on the SouthCoast

    SouthCoast Today

  11. Art Beat: What to know about the Albert Pinkham Ryder show at New Bedford’s Whaling Museum

    The Herald News (subscription required)

  12. A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder Returns to New Bedford


  13. The Critic’s Notebook – “A Wild Note of Longing”

    New Criterion

  14. Current and coming: In New Bedford, Ryder on the Storm

    The Magazine Antiques

  15. Current and coming: In New Bedford, Ryder on the Storm

    The Magazine Antiques

  16. Everyone’s Singing Sea Shanties (or Are They Whaling Songs?)

    The New York Times

  17. This year’s ‘Moby-Dick’ reading marathon going virtual

    The Berkshire Eagle

  18. New Bedford Whaling Museum’s 25th annual ‘Moby-Dick’ reading marathon goes virtual

  19. Moby-Dick Marathon Goes Virtual; At-Home Videos to Bring Theatrical Flair (CAI)

  20. ‘Moby Dick’ read-a-thon is virtual this weekend at New Bedford Whaling Museum

  21. Some museums struggle to survive coronavirus pandemic

  22. The ARTery: 5 Things To Do This Weekend, Including A Virtual Dance Party And A Drive-In Movie


  23. Things to do in the Attleboro area and beyond

    The Sun Chronicle

  24. ‘Moby-Dick’ marathon goes digital with lectures, trivia, and themed food for delivery

    The Boston Globe

  25. New Bedford Whaling Museum’s 25th Annual Moby-Dick Marathon going remote this year

    SouthCoast Today

  26. Community leaders look back on 2020, look forward to 2021

    SouthCoast Today

2020 - In the News

  1. Whaling Museum Art Show Continues Through May 2021

  2. Letter: Gurdon Wattles helped shape the New Bedford Whaling Museum

    SouthCoast Today

  3. Albert Pinkham Ryder: isolato of the brush

    The New Criterion

  4. Virtual performance and talk on the Cabo Verde-United States musical connection legacy

  5. Museums and Cultural Centers Reopen

  6. Open Studios with Jared Bowen: Robert Frank, Elizabeth James-Perry, and more

  7. Arts This Week: Robert Frank Wampanoag Art, And A Photographic History Of Men In Love

    GBH News

  8. Moby-Dick Reading Marathon Returns to Whaling Museum in January

  9. ‘A City for the Arts: Masterworks of Greater New Bedford’ opening Oct 30

    SouthCoast Today

  10. ‘A City for the Arts: Masterworks of Greater New Bedford’ opening Oct 30

    The Herald News

  11. Whaling Museum offers free admission to Westport and Dartmouth residents

  12. Whaling Museum Exhibition Combines Historic And Contemporary Works

  13. Whaling Museum launches initiative to increase voter participation in 2020 election

    SouthCoast Today

  14. Whaling Museum, NBSO pair up for ‘CommonGround: A Musical Mosaic Edition’

    SouthCoast Today

  15. At New Bedford Whaling Museum, a Wampanoag Lens on Land and Sea

    The Boston Globe

  16. 50 Virtual Field Trips Across the U.S.

  17. Whaling Museum, YWCA present virtual panel discussion on women of color organizing for social justice and equality

    SouthCoast Today

  18. Whaling Museum Offers Outdoor Exhibitions

  19. Moby-Dick in 2020

    Radio Open Source

  20. Museum to unveil artwork honoring 2 historic SouthCoast women

    The Herald News

  21. 5 Ways To Commemorate The Centennial Of The 19th Amendment’s Ratification

  22. New Bedford Whaling Museum turns its exhibitions ‘Inside Out!’

    The Herald News

  23. Letter: Whaling Museum perseveres to achieve goals established a century ago

    SouthCoast Today

  24. Meeting Moby Dick

  25. Arts This Week: Museum Reopening, Healthy Theaters And Idris Goodwin

  26. New Bedford’s arts and culture sectors ‘back in business’

    SouthCoast Today

  27. New Bedford Whaling Museum set to open its doors as Phase 3 begins in M.A.

  28. Gyms, museums, casinos to reopen this week as Phase 3 kicks off

    SouthCoast Today

  29. New Bedford Whaling Museum reopening with pay-what-you-can model

  30. New Bedford Whaling Museum to open in two phases beginning July 9

    SouthCoast Today

  31. New Bedford humanities groups awarded Coronavirus Aid Relief grants

    SouthCoast Today

  32. ‘Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast’ reaches milestone

    SouthCoast Today

  33. Book Celebrates New Bedford Artist Albert Pinkham Ryder

  34. Whaling Museum extends ‘Be like a Blue Whale’ drive to benefit public school teachers

    SouthCoast Today

  35. New book, exhibit showcases painter Albert Pinkham Ryder

    The Herald News

  36. Tourism industry in Bristol County stands to take $256 million hit

    SouthCoast Today

  37. Arts and culture across the commonwealth coping with pandemic closings

  38. Letter: Arts and cultural groups will light New Bedford’s path forward

    SouthCoast Today

  39. Sailors’ Series highlights marine photographer Onne van der Wal

    SouthCoast Today

  40. The Hunt for Moby Dick Moves Online

    The New York Times

  41. Whaling Museum offers ‘museum from home’ with resources for parents, youth and more

    The Public’s Radio

  42. Vote on prominent SouthCoast women to feature in outdoor art

    SouthCoast Today

  43. The ‘Moby-Dick’ marathon goes digital

  44. Free Fun Fridays lifeline extended to Whaling Museum, Battleship Cove, many more

    SouthCoast Today

  45. New Bedford Whaling Museum can be enjoyed from home

    SouthCoast Today

  46. New Bedford Whaling Museum provides “Museum from Home”

  47. Beacons of hope: New Bedford Whaling Museum and Southcoast Health shine light in the coronavirus darkness

    SouthCoast Today

  48. Centennial of women’s suffrage spurs look at local women of achievement

    SouthCoast Today

  49. Whaling Museum, YWCA showcase works of art inspired by historic SouthCoast women

    SouthCoast Today

  50. Born to a former slave, Brooks was a social activist who supported African American achievement

    SouthCoast Today

  51. A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art

  52. Why was whaling so big in the 19th century?

  53. The Voices of Marine Mammals

  54. Youth Voices for the Ocean exhibition raises ocean conservation awareness

    SouthCoast Today

  55. Whaling Museum hosts Art Week during February vacation

    SouthCoast Today

  56. Whaling Museum’s Sailors’ Series features Tabor Boy’s adventures at sea

    SouthCoast Today

  57. Whaling Museum calling young artists inspired by women of the SouthCoast

    SouthCoast Today

  58. Teachers encouraged to sign up for ‘Teaching Melville’ at New Bedford Whaling Museum

    SouthCoast Today

  59. New Bedford’s Izzy’s Restaurant, fishing boat Mary K featured on PBS show ‘No Passport Required’ Spotlight on city immigrants

    SouthCoast Today

  60. De Wind is Op!: Climate, Culture and Innovation in Dutch Maritime Painting

    The Burlington Magazine

  61. New Bedford Whaling Museum opens second exhibition in Cabo Verde

    SouthCoast Today

  62. Whaling Museum’s new book explores past, present, and future of marine mammal sounds

    SouthCoast Today

  63. PHOTOS: RISD students work at Whaling Museum storage/research facility

    SouthCoast Today

  64. The Moby-Dick Marathon and the Desire for Communal Literary Experiences

    Writer’s Bone

  65. Column: Looking back at 10 of last year’s most memorable art exhibits

    SouthCoast Today

  66. PHOTOS: Moby-Dick Marathon @ New Bedford Whaling Museum (2020)

    SouthCoast Today

  67. Returning to the sea

    The Boston Globe

  68. WGBH’s Jared Bowen to be honorary Ishmael in New Bedford’s ‘Moby-Dick’ marathon Jan. 4

    The Boston Globe