James Russell

Whaling Museum Partners With Cape Verde For Exhibits
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is assisting the Cape Verdean government in creating permanent exhibits on Cape Verde on whales and whaling.
The exhibits are set to officially open next month featuring some of the Whaling Museum's vast collection and resources...
Theme For 2014 Moby Dick Marathon Is Education
New Bedford Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin kicked off the 2014 Moby Dick Reading Marathon Saturday at the Whaling Museum with the famous words, "Call Me Ishmael. "
The theme of this year's Marathon is education, wtih Museum Director James Russell announcing a spring groundbreaki…
Whaling Museum To Upgrade Exhibits Honoring Immigrant Whalers
The New Bedford Whaling Museum has been awarded a $300,000 grant over three years to upgrade exhibits that highlight the contributions of Cape Verdean and Portuguese immigrants to New Bedford's whaling history.  The grant comes from the William Wood Foundation and was announced Friday...