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The Azorean Spirit: The Art of Domingos Rebêlo

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

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, MA

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 […]

DATMA: Shelter 2022

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

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 […]


Summer Exhibition at Judith Klein Gallery

Judith Klein Art Gallery 127 West Rodney French Blvd., Suite 287, New Bedford, MA

The Judith Klein Gallery's Summer Exhibition will run from June 25 to August 20. The opening receptions will occur on Saturday, June 25, from 4–7 p.m., and AHA! Nights July […]


2022 Seaport Art Walk

New Bedford Seaport Cultural District New Bedford, MA

The 2022 Seaport Art Walk "Open Spaces" officially opens during the July 14 AHA! Night. Sculptures and murals reflect the idea of creating open space for our minds and souls, […]


Coming Full Circle at Dedee Shattuck Gallery

Dedee Shattuck Gallery 1 Partners' Lane, Westport, MA

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery is coming full circle with works from the artists of the inaugural exhibition in June 2011. From August 6 until Sept. 16, the gallery will highlight […]


Call for Short Plays

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

Culture Park Theatre calls for short plays for the first in-person Short Plays Marathon since 2019. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Cook Memorial Theatre at […]


Pitch Black All Ideas Pitch Contest

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

EforAll South Coast has teamed up with BuyBlackNB to host an outdoor Pitch Contest on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5–7 p.m. at the Rotch Jones Duff House to engage and […]


4th Annual Wet Paint Padanaram Plein Air

Dartmouth Cultural Center 404 Elm Street, Dartmouth, MA

The public is invited to the 4th Annual Wet Paint Padanaram Plein Air on Saturday, Sept. 24. Artists will meet at the Dartmouth Culture Center, then head out to set […]


Thursday’s New Bedford Food Pantry

Please follow each food pantry's rules and regulations, including how often they can be accessed. Many require photo ID for adults and MA Health cards for children and some require a proof of address and/or income. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., House of Hope, 306 Mount Pleasant Street, New Bedford, 508-996-6814 10 a.m. to Noon: […]


Henry Horenstein Exhibit

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

Henry Horenstein is a professional photographer, filmmaker, and teacher. The New Bedford native studied at RISD in the 1970s under Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, and Minor White. He is also […]

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Call for Art: Four-Legged Friends

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

Gallery X is seeking artwork depicting or inspired by our animal friends. While the show may be called Four-Legged Friends participants are free to include any animal, regardless of leg […]


NB Farmer’s Market at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Coastal Foodshed is hosting the New Bedford Farmer's Market. Shop with our local farmers and food makers while enjoying live music and a cooking demonstration. Multiple payment options are available, […]


Lighting the Way to Justice Walking Tours

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

Educators from New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and NBWM explore New Bedford through the stories of women who fought for Justice. These free 1-hour tours begin at the NBWM […]


Butch McCarthy at Seaport Inn

Seaport Inn and Grill 110 Middle Street, Fairhaven, MA

Butch McCarthy is a New Bedford musician who’s been performing throughout New England since the 1970s. The popular singer/songwriter/guitarist plays with various bands and solo.

Greg Mattson at Cisco

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Greg Mattson is a Connecticut-based singer/songwriter who performs with his band, Mattson. The group delivers both recognizable and unique musical sounds.


Yoga at Haskell Gardens

Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens 787 Shawmut Ave,, New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Wellness Initiative and Haskell Gardens have partnered again this summer to provide the community with free yoga. Every Thursday evening from 5:30–6:30 p.m., a lineup of different teachers […]


New Bedford Zoning Board


The New Bedford Zoning Board will meet remotely via Zoom at 6 p.m. on Aug. 18. To participate, copy and paste this link: and enter Meeting ID: 843 5007 […]

Wire Ring Making Workshop

Viva Fall River Pop Up 333 South Main Street, Fall River, MA

Jesi’s Jewels will hold a wire ring-making workshop at the Viva Fall River Pop Up Shop on August 18 from 6–8 p.m. Each participant will go home with two self-designed […]


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 […]


The Concept Duo at Rose Alley

Rose Alley Ale House 94 Front St., New Bedford, MA

The Concept Duo performs at Rose Alley Ale House every Thursday. The popular party band plays Top 40, Rock, Alt Rock, dance, and sing-along style music from the ’80s until […]