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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Nancy Holt Symposium and Exhibit

UMass CVPA Main Campus 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA

UMass Dartmouth hosts a multi-part exhibition Nancy Holt: Massachusetts, a major celebration of the renowned multimedia artist Nancy Holt and her connections to Massachusetts, and the Southcoast region. The Thursday, Nov. 11 symposium happens at noon on the main campus and the opening reception at 6:30 p.m. at the Star Store location on the same […]

Man & Beast Exhibit at Narrows

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

Man & Beast is a collection of paintings, drawings, and masks created by Fall River artist, David R. Mello. The exhibit features dreamlike images of man, animals, and imaginary creatures in ceramic, acrylics, and ink.  

Turn The Tide: Courtney Mattison Exhibit

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

Courtney Mattison defines herself as both an artist and an ocean advocate. Her work illustrates the widespread and devastating effects of ocean warming and pollution on marine species, including corals and other invertebrates. The Los Angeles-based ceramicist and sculptor’s touring exhibit “Turn of the Tide” is on display in the Herman Melville Room at the […]

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Light Show Exhibit at DeDee Shattuck Gallery

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents Light Show, a multimedia exhibit that showcases work by Adam Frelin, Kristian Brevik, Linda Schmidt, Megan Mosholder, and Steven Pestana. Each artist utilizes either artificial or natural light as a key component of their work. The opening reception is on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5–7 p.m. Masks are required indoors. […]

NBAM CAIR: Deana Tavares

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

The New Bedford Art Museum is happy to introduce the next Community Artist in Residence, Deana Tavares. The talented visual artist is also a published poet, singer/songwriter, and actor. Her exhibitions and performances have a strong focus on nature, social issues, and our interconnectedness with all of humanity. Deana's work is currently displayed at NBAM. […]

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

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

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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Eadweard Muybridge: Animal Locomotion

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

This is the latest exhibition at NBAM by the New Bedford Library’s art curator, Allie Copeland. "Eadweard Muybridge: Animal Locomotion" features historic photographic studies of animals in motion and early motion-picture projection. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.  

$5 – $8
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Light Show Exhibit at DeDee Shattuck Gallery

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents Light Show, a multimedia exhibit that showcases work by Adam Frelin, Kristian Brevik, Linda Schmidt, Megan Mosholder, and Steven Pestana. Each artist utilizes either artificial or natural light as a key component of their work. The opening reception is on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5–7 p.m. Masks are required indoors. […]

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

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

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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Light Show Exhibit at DeDee Shattuck Gallery

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents Light Show, a multimedia exhibit that showcases work by Adam Frelin, Kristian Brevik, Linda Schmidt, Megan Mosholder, and Steven Pestana. Each artist utilizes either artificial or natural light as a key component of their work. The opening reception is on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5–7 p.m. Masks are required indoors. […]

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

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

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

Recurring

Light Show Exhibit at DeDee Shattuck Gallery

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents Light Show, a multimedia exhibit that showcases work by Adam Frelin, Kristian Brevik, Linda Schmidt, Megan Mosholder, and Steven Pestana. Each artist utilizes either artificial or natural light as a key component of their work. The opening reception is on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5–7 p.m. Masks are required indoors. […]

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December Artist of the Month: Eileen Riley

MaiatoFitz Art Gallery & Studio Kilburn Mill, Studio 2-62

Eileen Riley has spent her entire life embracing art and nature. Growing up in Westport, her backyard became her inspiration. The ocean, wooded retreats, farmland, and suburbia acted as a springboard for her past and current work. “Recycled Stories” by Eileen Riley will be displayed throughout December at the MaiatoFitz Art Gallery & Studio. The […]

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

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

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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December Artist of the Month: Eileen Riley

MaiatoFitz Art Gallery & Studio Kilburn Mill, Studio 2-62

Eileen Riley has spent her entire life embracing art and nature. Growing up in Westport, her backyard became her inspiration. The ocean, wooded retreats, farmland, and suburbia acted as a springboard for her past and current work. “Recycled Stories” by Eileen Riley will be displayed throughout December at the MaiatoFitz Art Gallery & Studio. The […]

Free
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Light Show Exhibit at DeDee Shattuck Gallery

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents Light Show, a multimedia exhibit that showcases work by Adam Frelin, Kristian Brevik, Linda Schmidt, Megan Mosholder, and Steven Pestana. Each artist utilizes either artificial or natural light as a key component of their work. The opening reception is on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5–7 p.m. Masks are required indoors. […]

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Light Show Exhibit at DeDee Shattuck Gallery

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents Light Show, a multimedia exhibit that showcases work by Adam Frelin, Kristian Brevik, Linda Schmidt, Megan Mosholder, and Steven Pestana. Each artist utilizes either artificial or natural light as a key component of their work. The opening reception is on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5–7 p.m. Masks are required indoors. […]

Recurring

Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

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

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

Recurring

Light Show Exhibit at DeDee Shattuck Gallery

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents Light Show, a multimedia exhibit that showcases work by Adam Frelin, Kristian Brevik, Linda Schmidt, Megan Mosholder, and Steven Pestana. Each artist utilizes either artificial or natural light as a key component of their work. The opening reception is on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5–7 p.m. Masks are required indoors. […]

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

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

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.