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Comfort and Displacement Exhibit at NBAM

New Bedford Art Museum 608 Pleasant St., New Bedford, MA

Thursday, Dec. 8, is the opening reception for the exhibition Comfort and Displacement: The Art of Richard Neal. The exhibition will feature recent abstract paintings and wall-hanging sculptures by Richard […]

Fiber Art Exhibit at NBAM

New Bedford Art Museum 608 Pleasant St., New Bedford, MA

The upcoming fiber arts exhibition: Yarn/Rope/String! The Fiber Art Now Yarn/Rope/String was designed to encourage the innovative use of fibers⁠ that artists incorporate into new and exciting works of art. […]

AHA! Night: We HeArt NB

Downtown New Bedford Union St. /Purchase St. Area, New Bedford, MA

We HeArt NB is all about art, history, culture, and our love of New Bedford. The monthly celebration offers many opportunities to embrace your creative side. Find the full schedule […]

Behind-The-Scenes: The Laundry Room and Summer Kitchen

Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum 396 County St., New Bedford, MA

Get a glimpse of museum areas and objects not normally on view. The lower level of the Museum used to function as the laundry area and summer kitchen. See the […]

Broken Glass Projections, AHA! We HeART NB

Wings Court Union St., New Bedford, MA

In partnership with the City of New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing, Broken Glass Projections brings 3D projection mapping to downtown New Bedford during February’s AHA! Night, themed We […]

AHA! Night: Let’s Draw a Lighthouse Tonight

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

Bob Bowers, featured artist in “Fishboats: Art of the Industry,” will teach how to draw a lighthouse in just a few easy steps. Supplies provided. Appropriate for ages 10 and […]

The AHA! Seaport Sessions with Djim Job

Alison Wells Gallery 106 William St., New Bedford, MA

This month’s AHA! Alison Wells Fine Art Studio and Gallery hosts Seaport Sessions (formerly the AHA! Mini-Concert). Djim Job will perform. Born on the Island of São Vicente and raised […]

Behind the Scenes: The Attic and Cupola

Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum 396 County St., New Bedford, MA

Get a glimpse of museum areas and objects not usually on view. The third floor housed domestic staff during the Jones residency, and the cupola was added simultaneously for its […]