COVID-19 WARNING: While we continue to list New Bedford's array of cultural offerings, readers are advised to heed the latest public health recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission, including Bristol County.


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NBAM Annual Member’s Exhibition

New Bedford Art Museum 608 Pleasant St., New Bedford

The annual Member's Exhibition is currently on display at the New Bedford Art Museum from Dec. 4, 2021, to May 8, 2022. Visitors can view both the winning selections and all approved artwork. Juror Stephanie Haboush Plunkett, Deputy Director, and Chief Curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum, led the selection process. The winners are Nancy […]

Christopher Volpe: Loomings Exhibit

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford

Christopher Volpe's Loomings exhibit is on view in the Braitmayer Family Gallery in the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Named after the first chapter of Moby Dick, all of the tar, oil paint, and gold leaf paintings in Volpe's collection allude to the classic novel. The artist's collection suggests disquieting parallels between today's oil-driven industrial age […]


Free virtual addiction recovery meeting


Hello New Bedford: You are invited to a free virtual addiction recovery meeting. Topics include Recovery Coping Skills, Values Building, Mental Health, Trauma, Addiction & Recovery, Harm Reduction, Understanding CORI, […]


New Bedford Schools Facilities Sub-Committee

Paul Rodrigues Administration Building 455 County St, New Bedford

A review of previous minutes, discussion of December projects and a review of the Facilities Work Charts are on the agenda for this meeting of the Facilities, Maintenance and School […]


Cove Street Neighborhood Association Meeting

Howland-Green Library 3 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford

Monthly meeting of the Cove St. neighborhood association is held on the first Tuesday of every month in the Howland Green Library. Contact: Celeine Saraiva at


Tacos and Musical Bingo in the Vault

The Vault Music Hall at Greasy Luck Pub 791 Purchase St., New Bedford

The Vault Music Hall and Pub welcome all for taco Tuesdays and musical bingo. This is a fun, family-friendly event. Cross off five songs in a row to win a […]


Neal and Company at Cork Wine and Tapas

Cork Wine and Tapas 90 Front St., New Bedford

Local legend Neal McCarthy plays acoustic guitar with musicians Marc Friedman and Mark Purrington every Tuesday night at Cork. Reserve a table here.