Current Exhibitions

Skylight Gallery 

11/2/2018 – 3/17/2019
Reception: 11/8/2018 from 6 – 8PM

The artists selected by guest juror Allie Foradas Associate Curator of Visual Art at Mass MoCA for this year’s members exhibition are:

Phyllis Adams, Colette Brésilla, Milton H. Brightman, Mary Belden Brown, Daniel Cooney, Kevin Cross, Scott Currier, Linda DiFrenna, Katrina Ellis, Deb Ehrens, Gabrielle Coyne Giblin, Kim Goddard,Sally Goodman, Helen Granger, Pamela Hoss, Mary N. Hurwitz, Jill Law, Jane McKeag, Dora Atwater Millikin, JP Powel, Corinna Raznikov, Roy St. Christopher Rossow, James R Sears, Robert Sewell, Susan Strauss, Andrew Tedesco , Skip Treglia, Andrea Warner, Nancy Whitcomb, and Nicole Winning


11/30/2018 – 3/3/2019
Reception: Friday, 12/14/2018 from 6 – 8PM
Portion of Proceed will Be Donated To Lighthouse Animal Shelter

Who Saved Who? is an exhibition that explores the bond between humans and their pets that reaches beyond the general use of animals to a strange and magical human-animal attachment. A mix of curated, professional artworks (including renowned artist William Wegman) and images selected from a community open call for creative expressions of beloved pets, this exhibition illustrates the universal bond between humans and their familiars.

Exhibiting Artists:

Abigail Jones, Carol Lew, Colleen Kiely, D.A. Terzian, Dana Schildkraut, Denn Santoro, Erik Grau, Heidi Reynolds, Jane Bregoli, Jane O’Hara, Janice Hodson, Kathleen A. Kneeland, Kim Silva, Lori Bradley, Julian Holland, Margaret Flaherty, Margaret Middleton, Nancy Spears Whitcomb, Penina Gal, and video works by William Wegman.

Werewolf by Erik Grau

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! hopes Who Saved Who? will capture your heart and bring us together over a common love – our pets. We aim to present exhibitions of the highest quality, providing educational activities, lectures, before- and after-hours events, and many others.

Your donation will help support free and reduced cost Who Saved Who? programming for visitors of all ages, from pre-school children to adults. A portion of proceeds will go to the Lighthouse Animal Shelter. 
Boop the Snoot – $75
includes web mention
Paw It Forward – $250
includes web and print mention
Wagging Tails – $500
includes web, print mention, name on the gallery wall

Thank you to our Partners and Sponsors:

Kristina Occhino Fine Art

Kristina Occhino Fine Art






10/17/2018 – 1/13/2019
Reception: 11/8/2018 from 6 – 8PM

Hayley Morris is an animation director that uses mixed media and stop-motion animation techniques to tell stories that unfold through layered textures, hand crafted details, and inventive storytelling. Her studio practice revolves around experimentation with tactile materials, such as paper, fabrics, found objects and natural materials. She runs an animation studio in Providence, RI called Shape & Shadow. Through Shape & Shadow Hayley creates commercials, music videos, tour visuals and short films for a variety of clients.

Hayley has directed work for Sesame Street, Burt’s Bees, Kate Spade, Samsung, Hewlett Packard and many others. Hayley has a passion for creating music videos and tour visuals and has created work for The Smashing Pumpkins,  Iron and Wine, Explosions in the Sky and Grammy-award winning violinist Hilary Hahn, and pianist Hauschka. Morris’ work has been featured in film festivals and museums worldwide. She also teaches animation at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design and previously at the Rhode Island School of Design. 

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! reaches out to the following communities and beyond to engage a diverse audience, offer exemplary educational programming and provide a vibrant center for the arts: New Bedford, Marion, Mattapoisett, Dartmouth, Westport, Rochester, Wareham, Acushnet, Freetown, Berkley, Swansea, Fall River, Middleboro, Bristol, Newport and Providence.