Facility Rentals

The New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! is available for social and business functions. To inquire about facility rentals, please call the Museum at 508-961-3072. We would love to hear from you!


Use of the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! (NBAM/ArtWorks!) for a private event entails a Rental Fee of $450 ($250 for non-profits), a refundable security deposit of $100, and a signed Rental Agreement to be received by NBAM/ArtWorks! at least 30 days prior to the scheduled event.

The $450 ($250 Rental Fee for non-profits) is for a maximum of 4 hours, and a maximum of 100 persons. This includes set-up and clean-up time. Additional time may be added at the rate of $100 an hour. The Museum reserves the right to assess an additional fee if clean-up goes beyond one hour.

Click here to download more information about facility rentals.


Our museum is a great place to plan your next fun party! We offer lots of fun projects for bachelorette parties, birthdays, team building retreats, and kids parties too!

Our experienced staff will work with you for a fun and sucessful art party event. We engage both children and adults in a variety of art experiences in our studios. We offer clay projects, jewelry,  tie-dyeWe require 3 weeks advance notice and a $50.00 non-refundable deposit. Fees are $20.00 per participant with the option to secure a pre-activity party room for for food and cake.  No art experience necessary, all levels welcome!

Call or email us to reserve a spot for your next party. Ask for Deb. 508-961-3072 or email [email protected]

Download information and registration form HERE!