CURRENTLY ON VIEW AT NBAM:

Yarn/Rope/String: Fiber Art Now Juried Exhibition; Lemuel Eldred: Whale Ships at Wharves, Painter's Prints of a Bygone Era; Comfort and Displacement: The Art of Richard Neal

NBAM WINTER CLASSES:

Explore a range of media and techniques including wheel thrown pottery, printmaking, and textile arts. Upcoming classes this March!

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When are we open?

New Museum Hours 
Tuesday – Sunday: 9 AM – 5 PM
NBAM is closed Monday

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Health & Safety

Here are a few things that will make your visit safe and enjoyable. In accordance with CDC guidance.

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Tickets

Reservations not required. Tickets may be purchased in-person or online.

FriYAYs: Molly O'Leary & John Fernandes

  • Join us this Friday, February 3rd for NBAM's first FriYAY event of the year! A favorite duo returns to the Museum: musicians Molly O'Leary and John Fernandes!

    February 3, 5-7pm

    • Complimentary admission to Museum galleries⁠
    • Cash bar⁠
    • Snacks for purchase⁠

February AHA!:
Richard Neal Artist Talk

  • Richard Neal speaks about his artistic process and sources of inspiration for artworks included in the exhibition, Comfort & Displacement.

    February 9, 7-7:30pm

    Complimentary admission

Visit Us!

  • Masking is now optional. We encourage unvaccinated folks to still wear masks/face coverings to protect themselves and others. 

  • NBAM/Artworks! and the New Bedford Free Public Library partner to present highlights from the city of New Bedford's art collection!

  • Exhibitions in the City Gallery are always free of charge.

MUSEUM EXPANSION PROJECT

In partnership with the Mayor’s Office, the Board of the New Bedford Art  Museum/Artworks! is undertaking a multi-year project to renovate the Anthony S. Catojo Jr. Building to double gallery space, enhance security, and install environmental controls to meet museum-quality standards.

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The Gift Shop
@ NBAM

COMING SOON: New merch & Holiday gift items!