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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.



Call for Art: Gallery X Remembers

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

Over the past few years, several Gallery X friends and former members have passed away. The gallery has decided to organize a sizeable memorial exhibit to remember them. Gallery X […]

Call for Art: A Roomful of Blue

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

A Roomful of Blue is the first Gallery X exhibition of 2023. What does blue mean to you? The color? The music? The emotion? Something else? Gallery X has left […]

Kahn Artist at Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

In a time long ago and far away, Eden Casteel was a frustrated teenage soprano until a Madeline Kahn beer commercial forever changed her life. With iconic songs, compelling stories, and hilarious anecdotes, "Kahn Artist" is an intimate look at the trials and triumphs of Oscar nominee Kahn...and Eden too. With Jim Rice on piano. […]


La Tragédie de Carmen

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

La Tragédie de Carmen is a pared-down version of Bizet’s well-known opera, trimming away the chorus and lavish sets to focus on the relationships, motivations, and drama of the four main characters. Set in an intimate space with piano accompaniment, the 70-minute production uses Carmen's most famous tunes and musical moments to thrill the audience […]

Free – $30