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2019

Eat, see, hear like North Atlantic right whale at the Whaling Museum (pdf)
SouthCoast Today
April 11, 2019

Free school vacation week science event set in New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
April 11, 2019

Designing a better future
Block Island Times
April 4, 2019

‘Dolphin Politics in Shark Bay’ is a must read
SouthCoast Today
March 30, 2019

Dolphin expert to share 30 years of discoveries about dolphins at Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
March 26, 2019

New Bedford Museum receives $1.5 million gift
wickedlocal.com Marion
March 22, 2019

New Bedford Museum receives $1.5 million gift
SouthCoast Today
March 22, 2019

Opening Our Ears to the Ocean
capeandislands.org
March 14, 2019

AHA! celebrates ‘I Am New Bedford: Herstory, History, Ourstory’
SouthCoast Today
March 11, 2019

New Bedford Whaling Museum lecture series kicks off with the Research Vessel Abel-J
SouthCoast Today
March 6, 2019

Have toddler, will travel: Here’s where to beat cabin fever with small fry
bostonglobe.com
March 6, 2019

American whalers recorded voyages in Australian rock art, study reveals
National Geographic
March 1, 2019

30 Ultimate Things to Do in New England
Fodor’s Travel
February 26, 2019

Young writers to “light up” the night in spoken word contest
SouthCoast Today
February 18, 2019

New Bedford Whaling Museum appoints Tiffany Henriksen as manager of young adult programs
The Herald News
February 18, 2019

World’s Only Scrimshaw Forum Coming [Around Town with Phil]
WBSM.com
February 15, 2019

MLK commemoration turns out to be a family affair
NewportRI.com
February 15, 2019

Vacation Week Spike Of Activities At Whaling Museum
capenews.net
February 13, 2019

NUWC Division Newport experts to speak at New Bedford Whaling Museum Navy Day
NAVSEA News
February 11, 2019

Whaling Museum celebrates Westport’s Paul Cuffe on vacation week
SouthCoast Today
February 9, 2018

Whaling Museum’s February Vacation Week features Paul Cuffe Day and free ‘Whales Today’ fun
SouthCoast Today, and Herald News
February 6, 2019

Opera San Jose mounts ‘visceral’ epic ‘Moby-Dick’
The Mercury News
February 5, 2019

New Bedford Whaling Museum offers free admission to federal workers
SouthCoast Today
January 23, 2019

Tri-town takes part in Moby-Dick Marathon
Sippican Week
January 8, 2019

New England whaling museum hosts ‘Moby Dick’ read-a-thon
AP News, Washington Post, ABC.com, The New York Times, The Seattle Times
January 5, 2019

On your mark, get set, READ!
SouthCoast Today
January 5, 2019

PHOTOS: 23rd annual Moby-Dick Marathon
SouthCoast Today
January 5, 2019

Charting the course for the future: A Moby-Dick Marathon story
SouthCoast Today
January 4, 2019

New Bedford’s “Moby-Dick” returns
Providence Journal
January 2, 2019

A Whaling Tale
National Parks Conservation Association
Winter 2019

2018

Whaling Museum’s Annual Moby-Dick Marathon coming soon
SouthCoast Today
December 30, 2018

‘Moby-Dick’ Marathon Set For January 5, 6 In New Bedford
CapeNews.net
December 29, 2018

A Whale of and Archive
American Libraries Magazine
December 27, 2018

A year you had to see: 12 memorial SouthCoast exhibits
SouthCoast Today
December 27, 2018

Moby-Dick Marathon returns to New Bedford Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
December 26, 2018

23rd Annual Moby-Dick Marathon
Dartmouth Week
December 26, 2018

Podcast Episode 19: The 23rd Annual Moby Dick Marathon
aroundthebuoy.com
December 21, 2018

Day Trips & Getaways: Escape to New Bedford
SentinalSource.com
December 21, 2018

How to be a part of the 23rd Moby-Dick Marathon
SouthCoast Today
November 15, 2018

Declining species’ future tops agenda at whale of a meeting
AP News, U.S. News & World Report, bostonherald.com
November 8, 2018

‘A Plastic Ocean’ screening slated for New Bedford Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
October 31, 2018

Want to be a reader for the Moby-Dick Marathon?
SouthCoast Today
October 31, 2018

Mountainfilm On Tour returns to New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
October 24, 2018

Archeologist, historian to speak at Whaling Museum about 20th century arctic fur trade
SouthCoast Today
October 24, 2018

Visit New Bedford to enjoy its glorious past, vibrant present
bostonherald.com
October 18, 2018

Whaling Museum exploring Spooky Science of the Sea
SouthCoast Today
October 16, 2018

The grand finale: Whaling Museum packs up panorama
SouthCoast Today
October 15, 2018

BackStory releasing episodes on whaling
cbs19news.com
October 8, 2018

Concert inspired by Panorama
capenews.net
October 5, 2018

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, Whaling Museum joins forces to send Grand Panorama exhibit out in style
SouthCoast Today
October 2, 2018

Smithsonian paleontologist to speak about the past, present and future of whales
SouthCoast Today
October 2, 2018

Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to New Bedford Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
September 26, 2018

Learn how to save artifacts at Dartmouth Historical & Arts Society
SouthCoast Today
September 25, 2018

Capt. Paul Cuffe Park promotes ‘a man ahead of his time’
SouthCoast Today
September 21, 2018

Gallery: Cuffe
SouthCoast Today
September 21, 2018

Over 1,500 Museums Across the U.S. Will Open Their Doors for Free This Saturday
Smithsonian.com
September 19, 2018

Expert to share research on historic Indian mariners at Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
September 19, 2018

Westport Captain Paul Cuffe is getting a bigger park in New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
September 13, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum to Officially Open Expansion of Paul Cuffe Park
capecod.com
September 9, 2018

‘On Hallowed Ground’: Brightman’s love of his world shines through (pdf)
SouthCoast Today
September 6, 2018

Whaling Museum Curator’s Book Shortlisted For Alice Award (pdf)
Antiques and The Arts Weekly
August 24, 2018

A Paleontologist Digs Into The Science Of Whales
Connecticut Public Radio
August 23, 2018

Marblehead’s Stan Grayson to be awarded at Boat Festival
Wicked Local Marblehead
August 21, 2018

Making her-story (pdf)
The South Coast Insider
August 2018

Make your own crankie or mini-panorama at free Whaling Museum workshop
SouthCoast Today
August 14, 2018

Driving Massachusetts’s New ‘Whale Trail’
Condé Nast Traveler
August 10, 2018

This document of whaling history has a really big story to tell
bostonglobe.com
August 9, 2018

Egalitarian arts & culture in New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
August 9, 2018

Whaling Museum hosting Party for the Ocean
SouthCoast Today
August 7, 2018

The Alice Awards 2018 Short List Announced
Fine Books & Collections Magazine
August 6, 2018

The Longest Painting in America
graphicarts.princeton.edu
August 6, 2018

The city that lit the world
bbc.com
July 20, 2018

Grand Panorama on Display in New Bedford [Townsquare Sunday]
WBSM.com
July 20, 2018

PHOTOS: A Spectacle in Motion: The Original
SouthCoast Today
July 16, 2018

Exhibit draws viewers into ‘Grand Panorama’ in New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
July 14, 2018

New Bedford’s Grand Panorama Opens To The Public
Rhode Island Public Radio
July 13, 2018

Building a home for the Grand Panorama in New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
July 12, 2018

‘Lighting the Way’: SouthCoast women have left a lasting mark
SouthCoast Today
July 11, 2018

Long Hidden From View, Longest Painting in North America—Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World—Returns
ARTnews
July 9, 2018

Get the first look at project Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast
SouthCoast Today, heraldnews.com
July 5, 2018

10 Brilliant U.S. Art Exhibitions Worth Traveling for This Summer
msn.com
June 27, 2018

Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast Launches July 12
sippican.villagesoup.com
June 27, 2018

Did North America’s Longest Painting Inspire Moby-Dick?
JSTOR Daily
June 20, 2018

Things to do in Greater Boston this summer (PDF version)
Boston Globe Magazine 
June 15, 2018

New whaling museum online database puts research, documents in one spot
Providence Business News
June 13, 2018

A Spectacle in Motion: The New Bedford Whaling Museum resurrects America’s longest painting.
US Harbors
June 8, 2018

Wareham Historical Society to host talk on New Bedford Whaling Museum
Wareham Week
June 12, 2018

‘Too big and expensive’: Historic New Bedford churches in danger
SouthCoast Today, usnews.com
June 9, 2018

Big: New Bedford Whaling Museum / This museum pays homage to some of the biggest mammals in the world, and their hearts.
Chronicle 5 wcvb.com
May 22, 2018

Grand Panorama exhibits slated for July
SouthCoast Today
May 22, 2018

Whaling Museum’s big exhibition landing in South End arts space  (PDF version)
SouthCoast Today
May 17, 2018

$300K coming to Whaling Museum, Zeiterion, The Strand
SouthCoast Today
May 11, 2018

New Bedford’s Poseidon still waiting for new home
SouthCoast Today
May 11, 2018

3 city institutions welcome new female leadership
The Standard-Times
May 7, 2018

Underwater Yellowstones are off New England coast
SouthCoast Today
May 5, 2018

A whale of a heart: Life-size model of a blue whale heart arrives at New Bedford Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
May 3, 2018

Whaling Museum setting sail on a panoramic ‘voyage’
SouthCoast Today
May 2, 2018

What Is Scrimshaw? | The Whaler’s Art
New England TODAY
April 26, 2018

Grand Panorama sneak peek a call for inspiration
SouthCoast Today
April 26, 2018

Right Whales Under Stress Mean Fewer Calves
WCAI All Things Considered
April 25, 2018

Map highlights maritime history (pdf)
The Boston Globe
April 24, 2018

Whaling Museum should bring statue by great woman sculptor out of dark
SouthCoast Today
April 21, 2018

Whaling museum explores life and work of esteemed maritime photographers
SouthCoast Today
April 18, 2018

Lectures at New Bedford Whaling Museum will focus on restoring ocean health
SouthCoast Today
April 17, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Connett on Current Highlights & Upcoming Exhibits
GoLocal Prov

April 16, 2018

Visiting the New Bedford Whaling Museum while reading Moby-Dick
medium.com
April 16, 2018

Speak, the Tooth | Up Close
New England TODAY
April 11, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum breaks ground on expanded Capt. Paul Cuffe Park
SouthCoast Today
March 26, 2018

American Alliance of Museums Recognizes Excellence in Museum Educators and Programs
American Alliance of Museums Press Release
March 26, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum Releases Comprehensive Whaling History Database (pdf)
Antiques and The Arts Weekly
March 23, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Sailors’ Series to Focus on Photography
CapeCod.com
March 18, 2018

Whaling Museum names new leader
SouthCoast Today
March 16 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum releases world’s most detailed whaling database
SouthCoast Today 
March 13, 2018

Women’s history musical to ‘open hearts, educate minds’
SouthCoast Today
March 12, 2018

Second Half Movie Series Kicks Off in March at New Bedford Whaling Museum
CapeCod.com
March 10, 2018

Exhibit features photographs by Nicholas Whitman
SouthCoast Today
March 8, 2018

Musical showcases influential women in history (pdf)
SouthCoast Today
March 8, 2018

‘Lighting the Way’: Group sheds light on SouthCoast women
SouthCoast Today
March 5, 2018

We Did it For You! comes to the Cook Memorial Theater
The Herald News
March 1, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum readies for 30th annual Scrimshaw Weekend
SouthCoast Today
February 27, 2018

African Children’s Choir experience the Whaling City
SouthCoast Today
February 25, 2018

Teachers have one last chance to apply for ‘Moby-Dick’ summer program
SouthCoast Today
February 20, 2018

In Edo Japan, Artists Captured Whales Like Never Before
Hyperallergic
February 20, 2018

One Square Mile: Walk A Mile In Ishmael’s New Bedford
WBUR The ARTery
February 19, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum has your family covered for school vacation week
SouthCoast Today
February 14, 2018

One Square Mile: New Bedford’s ‘Grand Panorama’
Rhode Island Public Radio
February 9, 2018

One Square Mile: Walk A Mile In Ishmael’s New Bedford
Rhode Island Public Radio
February 5, 2018

One Square Mile: Scott MacKay Commentary: New Bedford’s Rich Past And Present
Rhode Island Public Radio
February 5, 2018

Why Knot? New Bedford’s Fit to be Tied (pdf)
Artscope Magazine
January/February 2018

How The Moby Dick Marathon In New Bedford Celebrates An American Literary Classic
news.wgbh.org
January 16, 2018

New Bedford whale makes it into Ripley’s
abc6 NEWS
January 16, 2018

Moby Dick Marathon: Celebrating an American Literary Classic
capeandislands.org
January 15, 2018

Whale skeleton drips its way into Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
SouthCoast Today
January 11, 2018

‘Moby-Dick’ marathon a big draw despite arctic temps
SouthCoast Today
January 6, 2018

Restoring North America’s Longest Painting
WGBH News
January 5, 2018

Whaling Museum’s 22nd annual Moby-Dick Marathon will draw international audiences
SouthCoast Today
January 4, 2018

Pursue your passions: ‘Moby-Dick’ remains inspiration for those who inspire
SouthCoast Today
January 4, 2018

The hunt for the white whale returns to New Bedford in 22nd ‘Moby-Dick’ Marathon
SouthCoast Today
January 3, 2018

5 Things To Do This Weekend, From A ‘Moby-Dick’ Marathon To Anime Art
wbur.org (The ARTery)
January 3, 2018

Learning the Ropes (pdf)
Sea History Magazine
Winter 2017–2018

Last modified: April 19, 2019