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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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 […]

William Shattuck Art Exhibit

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford

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 […]

Susan Darwin: New Bedford Paintings

James Arnold Mansion 427 County St., New Bedford

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 […]


Losing Stories: Paintings by Molly Judd

Dedee Shattuck Gallery 1 Partners' Lane, Westport

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery presents the works of Irish painter Molly Judd, one of the most gifted young figurative painters working today. The artist talk is on Sunday, June 12 […]

DATMA: Shelter 2022

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

DATMA is launching its 4th year of exhibitions and programs on June 16, 2022. SHELTER 2022 will feature free exhibitions and programming all summer. The SouthCoast region is rooted in […]


Drawings by Kristen Palana at Narrows

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

The Narrows is pleased to present the current artwork of Malawi Africa-based artist Kristen Palana. The opening reception and artist meet/greet is Saturday, June 18, from 1–3 p.m. Here and […]