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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

Sailing the Globe in a Gallery
The Wall Street Journal
August 3, 2018

Going places: ‘A Spectacle in Motion,’ The Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World is once-in-a-lifetime must-see at New Bedford Whaling Museum
theislandnow.com
July 31, 2018

OUR VIEW: New Bedford has a unique story; Panorama efforts recognize this
SouthCoast Today
July 28, 2018

Open Studio with Jared Bowen
The New Bedford Whaling Museum, Blindspotting, and more…
pbs.org
Aired July 27, 2018

New Bedford Whaling Museum features SouthCoast Artist in exhibition
SouthCoast Today
July 26, 2018

Big: Whaling Museum – This museum pays homage to some of the biggest mammals in the world, and their hearts.
WCVB.com
July 26, 2018

Remembering Newport’s Role in the ‘Middle Passage’
Newport this week
July 19, 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

State debuts Whale Trail with big stops in New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
April 23, 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

Peggi Medeiros: Someone answer the 911 call for New Bedford Armory. Please.
SouthCoast Today
February 10, 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

 2017

School Desk Diaries: Whaling Museum Apprentice
WGBH news
December 18, 2017

The Artist Who Preserved the Vanishing Technology of Knots
hyperallergic.com
December 18, 2017

The Most Amazing Archival Treasures That Were Digitized This Year
Atlas Obscura
December 15, 2017

10 Best Bargain Trips for 2018
budgettravel.com
December 13, 2017

Summer program in New Bedford will help teachers interpret ‘Moby-Dick’
SouthCoast Today

December 12, 2017

New Bedford Whaling Museum digitizes ‘longest painting in North America’
Bostonglobe.com
December 6, 2017

Whaling museum prepares to reveal historic panorama
WPRI.com
November 30, 2017

Museum Restores North America’s Longest Painting
Smithsonian.com
November, 28, 2017

Why volunteering in the arts is critical in SouthCoast
SouthCoast Today
November 28, 2017

A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored
AP News, Business Insider, San Francisco Gate, Boston Globe, Dailymail (Great Britain)
November 24, 2017

New Bedford Whaling Museum wins award for work with youth
SouthCoast Today
November 15, 2017

A whale of a time: a Moby-Dick marathon in Massachusetts
theguardian.com
November 14, 2017

Whaling Museum Apprenticeship Program gets national award, praise from participants
SouthCoast Today
November 10, 2017

New Bedford museum one of 12 winners of prestigious award
WPRI.com
November 9, 2017

Whaling Museum apprentice program awarded national honor
Providence Business News
November 9, 2017

Moby Dick Marathon Set to Return to New Bedford
CapeCod.com
November 4, 2017

New Bedford Whaling Museum collection boasts treasures not often seen by public
SouthCoast Today
November 1, 2017

Fun Museum Exhibits From Around The Country That You Should Visit!
younghollywood.com
November 1, 2017

Museum exhibition honors first Japanese to live in U.S.
International Examiner
October 25, 2017

Traveling film festival will make a brief stop in New Bedford
SouthCoast Today
October 19, 2017

New Bedford Whaling Museum hosting knotting symposium
SouthCoast Today
October 19, 2017

When seeing is restoring: A Midwest visitor renews her love of art at N.E. museums
bostonglobe.com
October 13, 2017

Local authors gathering for Literary Afternoon at UMD’s Carney Library
SouthCoast Today
October 12, 2017

World experts to appear at New Bedford knot symposium
SouthCoast Today
October 10, 2017

Road Trip to the New Bedford Whaling Museum
havekiddoswilltravel.tumblr.com
October 9, 2017

Lineup set for Mountainfilm’s New Bedford stop
SouthCoast Today
October 5, 2017

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport Division Teams with New Bedford Whaling Museum for Marine Mammals Exhibit
www.navy.mil
October 5, 2017

New Bedford Whalers: The Original Venture Capitalists (pdf)
SOCO Magazine
October Issue 2017

The New Bedford Whaling Museum: Looking at the past with an eye to the future (PDF version)
Passagemaker Magazine
October Issue, 2017

Whaling Museum hosts Manhattan Short Film Festival screening
SouthCoast Today
September 28, 2017

On the trail of ‘Moby-Dick’ in three New England towns
The Washington Post
September 19, 2017

Cape Cod Almighty: Chill out on a stunning tour of the Massachusetts coastline by visiting New Bedford, Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod
The Scottish Sun
September 17, 2017

This Fascinating Exhibit Shows How We Nearly Lost Some Of Our Most Valuable Technologies — Knots
forbes.com
September 15, 2017

EBT beneficiaries can now access cultural sites for less
Providence Business News
September 8, 2017

Peggi Medeiros: The business of whaling made New Bedford wealthy, successful
SouthCoast Today
August 27, 2017

Jack Spillane: James Russell’s big New Bedford voyage comes to an end
SouthCoast Today

August 26, 2017

New Bedford Whaling Museum to Receive Two Grants from the NEH
capecod.com
August 20, 2017

Gloria Steinem next New Bedford Lyceum speaker at Zeiterion
SouthCoast Today
August 16, 2017

British Consul General first time visit to New Bedford could mean future opportunities
SouthCoast Today
August 7, 2017

Grants to fund new ‘Moby-Dick’ program, traveling exhibit at Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
August 2, 2017

Last modified: November 16, 2018