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Turner named director of education at New Bedford Whaling Museum

NEW BEDFORD – Hiring from within, the New Bedford Whaling Museum appointed Christina Turner director of education.Amanda McMullen, president and CEO, said in a...

Whaling museum curator’s book nominated for national award

NEW BEDFORD – “O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt,” written by Michael P. Dyer, curator of maritime...

New Bedford Whaling Museum curator wins maritime research award

NEW BEDFORD – Michael P. Dyer, curator of maritime history at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, was awarded the John Gardner Maritime Research Award...

America’s longest painting reintroduced by New Bedford Whaling Museum

NEW BEDFORD – The longest painting in America will be on display this summer through two exhibitions by the New Bedford Whaling Museum, according...

New whaling museum online database puts research, documents in one spot

NEW BEDFORD – Whaling-history buffs can now find archival ship logbooks, crew lists and voyage information at WhalingHistory.org, a whaling-history database developed by the...
THE MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF TRAVEL and Tourism announced the launch of the Massachusetts Whale Trail, a tourism-destination collaboration that connects and promotes whale-related activities, destinations and businesses in the Bay State. / COURTESY MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Mass. state tourism office launches the Massachusetts Whale Trail

NEW BEDFORD – The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism has created a new initiative and trail to promote whale watches, museums, tours and...
THE NEW BEDFORD WHALING Museum's first "Where the Land Meets the Sea" lecture series event of 2018 will take place April 26. / COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

New Bedford Whaling Museum announces 2018 ‘Where the Land Meets the...

NEW BEDFORD - The New Bedford Whaling Museum's first "Where the Land Meets the Sea,” lecture series of 2018 is about marine wildlife restoration...
MARITIME PHOTOGRAPHY is the focus of the New Bedford Whaling Museum's 28th annual Sailors' Series: Elemental Exposures, which began March 22 and will run through May 10. / COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

New Bedford Whaling Museum hosts 28th annual Sailors’ Series

NEW BEDFORD – Maritime photography is the focus of this year’s 28th annual Sailors’ Series: Elemental Exposures, hosted by the New Bedford Whaling Museum.The...
AS OF MAY 7, 2018, Amanda D. McMullen will take the helm as president and CEO of the New Bedford Whaling Museum. / COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

McMullen to lead New Bedford Whaling Museum

NEW BEDFORD - Amanda D. McMullen has been tapped to lead the New Bedford Whaling Museum as its latest president and CEO, the nonprofit museum's...
THE NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM's 22nd annual celebration of author Herman Melville and his novel "Moby-Dick" begins Jan. 5 with a dinner and reception, followed by a screening and discussion of David Shaerf's "Call Us Ishmael" documentary. The weekend event will be headlined by a 25-hour readathon of the entire 1851 novel. / COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

New Bedford Whaling Museum preps for 22nd annual Moby-Dick marathon

NEW BEDFORD – From Jan. 5-7, the New Bedford Whaling Museum will host its 22nd annual celebration of author Herman Melville and his novel...
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