Media Contacts

Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Stephanie Poyant Moran
?, (508) 997-0046 x139

Director of Marketing and Communications, Arthur P. Motta, Jr., (508) 997-0046 x153


Press Releases


04.01.2014  New Bedford Whaling Museum to host 26th annual Scrimshaw Weekend May 16 -18

03.31.2014  New Bedford Whaling Museum kicks off April vacation week with Right Whale Day celebration!

03.19.2014  New Bedford Whaling Museum receives $10,000 grant from Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation to support High School Apprenticeship Program

03.17.2014  Oracle Team USA’s Dirk Kramers and Scott Ferguson to present Innovations in 21st Century America’s Cup Design, March 27

02.21.2014  Award Winning photographer, Daniel Forster, to kick-off 24th annual Sailors’ Series, Feb. 27

02.13.2014  New Bedford Whaling Museum to host 24th annual Sailors’ Series spotlighting America’s Cup

02.10.2014  Presidents' Day kicks off February vacation programs, Feb. 17-21

02.04.2014  Colonial Chocolate Night mixes old recipes and free samples, Feb. 13

02.03.2014  Museum names Stephanie Poyant Moran, Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations

01.30.2014  River & Rail Symposium examines past, present and future uses of New Bedford harbor, Feb. 15-16

01.02.2014  Media Advisory: Museum closed Friday, January 3 and Moby-Dick Marathon will go on, Jan. 4-5



12.24.2013  New Year’s Swingin’ Eve, a family and friends affair, Dec. 31

12.23.2013  Moby-Dick Marathon celebrates education, Jan. 3-5

12.12.2013  Boston Tea Party ship model unveiled at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

11.26.2013  BayCoast Bank awards $100,000 grant to New Bedford Whaling Museum

11.11.2013  Early Massachusetts food and herbs is topic of lecture and demo, Nov. 14

11.09.2013  Kenn Harper closes 2013 Old Dartmouth Lyceum series, Nov. 14

10.11.2013  Whaling Museum hosts family-friendly Haunted Whale Ship, Oct. 26

10.09.2013  Whaling History Symposium to focus on New Bedford Port District, Oct. 19-20

10.08.2013  Historic New England awards annual Book Prize to Stuart M. Frank

10.01.2013  Media Advisory–New Bedford Whaling Museum remains OPEN during shutdown

09.30.2013  The Art of Arctic Exploration, Oct. 3

09.23.2013  Following Fish exhibit draws from community, opens Sept. 27

09.13.2013  Old Dartmouth Lyceum explores the Arctic, Sept. 19 – Nov. 14

09.12.2013  New Bedford Whaling Museum Apprentice Program to receive $128,000 federal grant

09.09.2013  Local artist debuts children’s whaling adventure storybook, Sept. 12

07.29.2013  Museum apprentices to host lunchtime stories 

07.19.2013  Herman Melville Family Day offers summer fun for the whole family, July 27

07.08.2013  $1.8 million grant will ‘green-light’ Whaling Museum building project

07.01.2013  Concerts, exhibit and program celebrate American and Cape Verdean Independence at New Bedford Whaling Museum, July 4 and 5

06.07.2013  Hon. Armand Fernandes, Jr. elected chair of the New Bedford Whaling Museum

05.15.2013  Free Fun Fridays

04.18.2013  Arctic Visions exhibit reveals 144-year perspective on a changing landscape, opens April 26

04.09.2013  New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Capital Campaign Tops $6 Million

03.30.2013  Scrimshaw Weekend examines tooth sleuths’ new findings, May 17-19

02.22.2013  The Art of the Ship Model opens at New Bedford Whaling Museum, Feb. 28

02.07.2013  Exhibit of Maya textiles features traditional artistry and local weaving demo, March 2

02.06.2013  Presidents’ Day Birthday Bash, vacation week activities kickoff Feb. 18

02.01.2013  Chocolate Primer mixes sweet history and colonial cocoa sampling, Feb. 9

01.28.2013  Ambassador of Portugal to speak at New Bedford Whaling Museum, Feb. 16

01-07-2013  Sailors’ Series features international experts; launches Feb. 28


Last modified: July 31, 2012