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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

The Whaling Museum Celebrates Cape Verdean Recognition Week

With the 40th anniversary of Cape Verde's independence from Portugal coming up this July 5th, the New Bedford Whaling Museum held a presentation to commemorate the day on Tuesday.

The presentation featured Julius Britto, an American-born Cape Verdean

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Getty Images
Getty Images

Berwick To Speak At Whaling Museum Screening

Former gubernatorial candidate and former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, Dr. Donald Berwick, will be speaking Tuesday night at the Whaling Museum.

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Henry,flickr
Henry,flickr

Whaling Museum Event Cancelled

The Whaling Museum says that Tuesday's scheduled events with the U.S. Ambassador to Cabo Verde Donald Heflin have been cancelled.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Whaling Museum Dedicates International Gallery

The Whaling Museum dedicated the newly constructed International Gallery to museum members Friday night.

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Henry,flickr
Henry,flickr

Whaling Museum Receives Federal Grant To Restore Painting

The largest painting in the country will be getting some much needed preservation.

The Whaling Museum has received a $50,000 grant to restore the Purrington-Russel Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World through the National Park Service's Maritime Heritage Program.

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Henry,flickr
Henry,flickr

Whaling Museum Heads To Cape Verde

The New Bedford Whaling Museum is looking to have a permanent presence in Cape Verde.

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Whaling in Japan 1993 / Photo by Mark Votier/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Whaling in Japan 1993 / Photo by Mark Votier/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Industrialized Whalers Kill 3 Million Whales in 20th Century

Two scientists for NOAA Fisheries and a Science Director for the New Bedford Whaling Museum have worked together to determine the number of whales killed during industrial whale hunts in the 20th century

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Robert Barber, Ambassador to Iceland / Jon Faria / TSM
Robert Barber, Ambassador to Iceland / Jon Faria / TSM

U.S. Ambassador To Iceland Visits Southcoast

The U.S.Ambassador to Iceland says there are ways institutions here can benefit from working with entities in Iceland.

Robert Barber says UMass Dartmouth and New Bedford's fishing industry might benefit from working with the IOC, the Iceland Ocean Cluster, which is looking to use 100% of fish to create valuable products

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Facebook/New Bedford Whaling Museum
Facebook/New Bedford Whaling Museum

Chapter Closes On 19th Moby Dick Marathon In New Bedford

An historic claim to fame for New Bedford was relived over the weekend through the Moby Dick Marathon.

The epic novel by Herman Melville endured it's 19th annual readthrough at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, with readers like City Councilor Joseph Lopes trudging through nearly 25 hours of text

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

$160K In Funding For Arts And History In New Bedford

Over $160,000 in state grant money will be flowing into downtown New Bedford. The grants are being awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and were announced by State Representative Antonio Cabral

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