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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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Crepe Paper Sunflowers

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

In this class, students will trace, cut, and shape the sunflower disk florets or the center, petals, sepals, and leaves using professional quality crepe paper, wire, pastels, or cray pas.  […]

$55

Ceramic Ornaments Workshop

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

In this class, students will make all sorts of ornaments; birds, fish, stars, animals, shapes, and flakes. They will roll, measure and cut, stamp, and impress, add a simple glaze.  After each piece is fired, students will learn how to string with beads or gold thread to enhance and finish the creations. This workshop is […]

$45

Leaf Lights Workshop

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

These simple yet elegant lights are easy to make and cast a warm and inviting feeling over any evening.  They make great hostess gifts or something to share with friends, neighbors, and family. This workshop is for participants who are 12 or older.

$10

Co-Creative Sessions: Writing About Your Own Art

Zoom Meeting

This free virtual workshop is intended to open up the writing process as a creative process and make space to generate new channels of understanding. Stace Brandt will outline strategies for translating the physical experience of art into words and also debunk some of the misconceptions surrounding art writing formalities.

Free

Pine Cone Owls Craft

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Let your imagination limit the uniqueness of your friendly owl creations. All materials are included with the $5 fee. This workshop is intended for students aged 12 and over.

$5
Recurring

Clarity Through Collage Club

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

In-person collage workshop on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month around an evolving altar, Participants create an individual intuitive art piece, then explore and receive insights through different Oracle and Tarot decks led by Co-Creative member, Melanie McMullin. Doors open at 5:45 pm. All materials are provided. This is a free event open […]

Recurring

Figure Drawing at Co+Creative

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

Figure Drawing with Kat Knutsen starts again this month at Co+Creative. Supplies will not be provided. Participants must bring whatever they enjoy drawing with, such as soft vine charcoal, graphite, watercolor, canvas, drawing paper, etc. Classes will resume on the following Thursdays from 7–9 p.m.: Sept. 15 Oct. 6 Oct. 20 Nov. 3 Nov. 17

$10
Recurring

Learn to Sew Workshop

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Learn the process of sewing straight stitches on a machine. Students will make two tea towels, two square oven mitts, and a simple full apron.  They will learn to thread and maintain a machine, how to avoid accidents, sew straight lines, control speed, turn corners, reverse stitch, turn the sewn fabrics right-side out, to lay […]

$75

Crepe Paper Marigolds

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

In this class, students will trace, cut, and shape the marigold petals, sepals, and leaves using professional quality crepe paper, wire, and any media that will add realism to the creations.  Then the class will assemble the flowers, sepals, and leaves using glue, floral wire, and floral tape. The registration fee is $45 plus $5 […]

$50

Co-Creative Sessions: The Art of Poetry II

Zoom Meeting

The workshop explores the fluid relationship between poetry and imagery. The interactive workshop will take participants on a journey between the different art forms looking at different ways to transition from one art form to another, creating and learning how to enhance each one along the way. The workshop will be led by Iva Brito. […]

Free
Recurring

Learn to Sew Workshop

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Learn the process of sewing straight stitches on a machine. Students will make two tea towels, two square oven mitts, and a simple full apron.  They will learn to thread and maintain a machine, how to avoid accidents, sew straight lines, control speed, turn corners, reverse stitch, turn the sewn fabrics right-side out, to lay […]

$75

Playback Theater: Storytelling in Action

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

The skill-building introduction to Playback Theatre is hosted by artist and therapist Jennie Kristel from Journey Works . The 3-hour program is devoted to enhancing creativity and play as we form a community of storytellers in action. Using Playback Theatre as the core, participants will learn how to use applied theatre to transform personal stories […]

$40 – $65

Recurring

Clarity Through Collage Club

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

In-person collage workshop on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month around an evolving altar, Participants create an individual intuitive art piece, then explore and receive insights through different Oracle and Tarot decks led by Co-Creative member, Melanie McMullin. Doors open at 5:45 pm. All materials are provided. This is a free event open […]

Recurring

Figure Drawing at Co+Creative

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

Figure Drawing with Kat Knutsen starts again this month at Co+Creative. Supplies will not be provided. Participants must bring whatever they enjoy drawing with, such as soft vine charcoal, graphite, watercolor, canvas, drawing paper, etc. Classes will resume on the following Thursdays from 7–9 p.m.: Sept. 15 Oct. 6 Oct. 20 Nov. 3 Nov. 17

$10
Recurring

Clarity Through Collage Club

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

In-person collage workshop on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month around an evolving altar, Participants create an individual intuitive art piece, then explore and receive insights through different Oracle and Tarot decks led by Co-Creative member, Melanie McMullin. Doors open at 5:45 pm. All materials are provided. This is a free event open […]

Recurring

Figure Drawing at Co+Creative

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

Figure Drawing with Kat Knutsen starts again this month at Co+Creative. Supplies will not be provided. Participants must bring whatever they enjoy drawing with, such as soft vine charcoal, graphite, […]

$10

Recurring

Clarity Through Collage Club

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

In-person collage workshop on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month around an evolving altar, Participants create an individual intuitive art piece, then explore and receive insights through different Oracle and Tarot decks led by Co-Creative member, Melanie McMullin. Doors open at 5:45 pm. All materials are provided. This is a free event open […]

Recurring

Clarity Through Collage Club

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

In-person collage workshop on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month around an evolving altar, Participants create an individual intuitive art piece, then explore and receive insights through different Oracle and Tarot decks led by Co-Creative member, Melanie McMullin. Doors open at 5:45 pm. All materials are provided. This is a free event open […]