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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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 […]

SEMAYO Summer Camp Registration

UMass CVPA Main Campus 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth

Registration is now open for the 2022 SEMAYO Summer Camp . The camp offers multiple performing groups of various skill levels to string, wind, and percussion students. Participants must have […]


UMass Dartmouth 2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition

UMass Dartmouth Star Store Campus 715 Purchase St., New Bedford

The UMass Dartmouth 2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition is a much anticipated and celebrated annual event showcasing the artwork of graduating students from the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The […]


The Azorean Spirit: The Art of Domingos Rebêlo

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford

Domingos Rebêlo (1891-1975) created thousands of works of art that reflected his Portuguese identity and culture and honored his Azorean roots. The seminal exhibition, "The Azorean Spirit: The Art of […]


Thresholding, New Work by Mark Phelan

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford

Local artist Mark Phelan returns for his second solo exhibition at the Co-Creative Center. The event will debut in April and continue through May, with an opening reception at 7 […]


Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries Book Sale

Southworth Library 732 Dartmouth Street, Dartmouth

The Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries will hold their spring book sale at the Southworth Library on April 27–30. Wednesday, April 27, from 4–7 p.m. is the members’ preview; by […]


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.