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Whaling Museum launches initiative to increase voter participation in 2020 election
SouthCoast Today
October 7, 2020

Whaling Museum, NBSO pair up for ‘CommonGround: A Musical Mosaic Edition’
SouthCoast Today
September 21, 2020

At New Bedford Whaling Museum, a Wampanoag Lens on Land and Sea (pdf)
The Boston Globe
September 20, 2020

50 Virtual Field Trips Across the U.S.
September 14, 2020

Whaling Museum, YWCA present virtual panel discussion on women of color organizing for social justice and equality
SouthCoast Today
September 1, 2020

Whaling Museum Offers Outdoor Exhibitions
August 21, 2020

Moby-Dick in 2020
Radio Open Source
August 20, 2020

5 Ways To Commemorate The Centennial Of The 19th Amendment’s Ratification
August 18, 2020

New Bedford Whaling Museum turns its exhibitions ‘Inside Out!’
The Herald News
August 13, 2020

Letter: Whaling Museum perseveres to achieve goals established a century ago
SouthCoast Today
August 11, 2020

Museum to unveil artwork honoring 2 historic SouthCoast women
The Herald News
August 10, 2020

Meeting Moby Dick
July 24, 2020

Arts This Week: Museum Reopening, Healthy Theaters And Idris Goodwin
July 9, 2020

New Bedford’s arts and culture sectors ‘back in business’
SouthCoast Today
July 9, 2020

New Bedford Whaling Museum set to open its doors as Phase 3 begins in M.A.
July 6, 2020

Gyms, museums, casinos to reopen this week as Phase 3 kicks off
SouthCoast Today
July 4, 2020

New Bedford Whaling Museum reopening with pay-what-you-can model
July 1, 2020

New Bedford Whaling Museum to open in two phases beginning July 9
SouthCoast Today
July 1, 2020

New Bedford humanities groups awarded Coronavirus Aid Relief grants
SouthCoast Today
June 30, 2020

‘Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast’ reaches milestone
SouthCoast Today
June 25, 2020

Book Celebrates New Bedford Artist Albert Pinkham Ryder
June 12, 2020

New book, exhibit showcases painter Albert Pinkham Ryder
The Herald News
June 4, 2020

Whaling Museum extends ‘Be like a Blue Whale’ drive to benefit public school teachers
SouthCoast Today
June 8, 2020

Tourism industry in Bristol County stands to take $256 million hit
SouthCoast Today
May 28, 2020

Arts and culture across the commonwealth coping with pandemic closings
May 26, 2020

Letter: Arts and cultural groups will light New Bedford’s path forward
SouthCoast Today
May 19, 2020

Sailors’ Series highlights marine photographer Onne van der Wal
SouthCoast Today
May 4, 2020

The Hunt for Moby Dick Moves Online
The New York Times
May 1, 2020

Whaling Museum offers ‘museum from home’ with resources for parents, youth and more
The Public’s Radio
April 25, 2020

Vote on prominent SouthCoast women to feature in outdoor art
SouthCoast Today
April 21, 2020

The ‘Moby-Dick’ marathon goes digital
April 18, 2020

Free Fun Fridays lifeline extended to Whaling Museum, Battleship Cove, many more
SouthCoast Today
April 14, 2020

New Bedford Whaling Museum can be enjoyed from home
SouthCoast Today
April 6, 2020

New Bedford Whaling Museum provides “Museum from Home”
April 5, 2020

Beacons of hope: New Bedford Whaling Museum and Southcoast Health shine light in the coronavirus darkness
SouthCoast Today
March 26, 2020

Centennial of women’s suffrage spurs look at local women of achievement
SouthCoast Today
March 4, 2020

Whaling Museum, YWCA showcase works of art inspired by historic SouthCoast women
SouthCoast Today
March 4, 2020

Born to a former slave, Brooks was a social activist who supported African American achievement
SouthCoast Today
March 4, 2020

A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art
March 3, 2020

Why was whaling so big in the 19th century?
February 22, 2020

The Voices of Marine Mammals
February 20, 2020

Youth Voices for the Ocean exhibition raises ocean conservation awareness
SouthCoast Today
February 19, 2020

Whaling Museum hosts Art Week during February vacation
SouthCoast Today
February 17, 2020

Whaling Museum’s Sailors’ Series features Tabor Boy’s adventures at sea
SouthCoast Today
February 12, 2020

Whaling Museum calling young artists inspired by women of the SouthCoast
SouthCoast Today
February 12, 2020

Teachers encouraged to sign up for ‘Teaching Melville’ at New Bedford Whaling Museum
SouthCoast Today
February 7, 2020

New Bedford’s Izzy’s Restaurant, fishing boat Mary K featured on PBS show ‘No Passport Required’
Spotlight on city immigrants (pdf)
SouthCoast Today
February 3, 2020

De Wind is Op!: Climate, Culture and Innovation in Dutch Maritime Painting (pdf)
The Burlington Magazine
February 2020

New Bedford Whaling Museum opens second exhibition in Cabo Verde
SouthCoast Today
January 29, 2020

Whaling Museum’s new book explores past, present, and future of marine mammal sounds
SouthCoast Today
January 28, 2020

PHOTOS: RISD students work at Whaling Museum storage/research facility
SouthCoast Today
January 18, 2020

RISD students are 1st visitors to new Whaling Museum offsite storage/research facility
SouthCoast Today
January 18, 2020

The Moby-Dick Marathon and the Desire for Communal Literary Experiences
Writer’s Bone
January 13, 2020

Column: Looking back at 10 of last year’s most memorable art exhibits
SouthCoast Today
January 9, 2020

PHOTOS: Moby-Dick Marathon @ New Bedford Whaling Museum (2020)
SouthCoast Today
January 5, 2020

Returning to the sea
The Boston Globe
January 2, 2020

WGBH’s Jared Bowen to be honorary Ishmael in New Bedford’s ‘Moby-Dick’ marathon Jan. 4
The Boston Globe
January 1, 2020




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