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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Two of a Kind at CVPA

The Two of a Kind exhibit features large-scale photographs of paint by Abelardo Morell in conversation with paintings by Anthony Fisher. Opening reception: AHA! Night, Thursday, Feb. 10, 6–8 p.m. […]

Whale Scroll: One Whale Makes Seven Shores Prosperous

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford

This exhibit is from the New Bedford Free Public Library's art curator, Allie Copeland. Beginning in the 18th century, Japanese feudal lords who oversaw whaling efforts commissioned emakimono, or picture […]


The Art of 2 Mad Women No. 2: Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford

Susan Hauck is a self-taught, lifelong learner. As she describes,  her work focuses on the mid-century "Atomic Age" with a healthy dose of humor. Susan also respects the far east […]


Fresh Art: New Worx at Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford

A community art exhibition of newly created works by artists working in any medium. The open receptions are on Feb. 5  and AHA! Night Feb. 10. The exhibit runs from […]


Papier Mache Mask Workshop

Kilburn Mill 127 West Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford

Instructor Karen Zukas teaches participants (aged 10 and up) about the art of papier-mache. The goal of the event is to create a giant celebratory head to be worn or […]


Clark’s Point Neighborhood Association

Wastewater Treatment Plant 1000S S Rodney French Blvd, new bedford

Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Waste Water Treatment Center. For more information, contact: Celine Saraiva at


Dallas Corbin & BBQ Wednesdays

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford

Country performer Dallas Corbin brings a touch of Nashville to the Cisco Brewery every Wednesday. A special menu of house-made bbq is also featured.


A-Ok Karaoke at Pour Farm

Pour Farm Tavern 780 Purchase Street, New Bedford

A-Ok Karaoke hosts a music-filled night every Wednesday at The Pour Farm Tavern. Sing along and perform to a wide variety of karaoke songs, with music and lyrics.