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 creative work of graduating students ranges from traditional media such as painting, sculpture, ceramics, to digital media or site-specific installation. Reception: Saturday, April 2, 3–5 […]
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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 Domingos Rebêlo," runs from March 31–September 22, 2022, in the Wattles Family Gallery at the Whaling Museum. The exhibition opening and artist talk are on […]
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 p.m. on Saturday, April 16.
The College of Visual and Performing Arts presents the culminating 3-part exhibition of UMass Dartmouth graduating BFA students from Graphic Design and Illustration. Works will be on view in the CVPA Campus Gallery on the first floor of the CVPA building. The second part of the exhibit will present students from the areas of Integrated […]
William Shattuck Art Exhibit
The New Bedford Whaling Museum will be exhibiting the luminous landscape paintings of a Dedee Shattuck Gallery favorite: William C. Shattuck. The opening night is from 5–6 p.m. on Friday, June 3 and the closing is Friday, December 30. See more information, and some of the works, here: https://www.whalingmuseum.org/exhibition/wiliam-shattuck/
Susan Darwin: New Bedford Paintings
Artist Susan Darwin's New Bedford paintings will be displayed at the James Arnold Mansion from June 4 to July 23. Susan's works capture the Whaling City from bygone days to the present. This is the second in her series of annual Location Paintings that will span 10 years. Meet the artist at the show’s opening […]