COMFORT AND DISPLACEMENT: THE ART OF RICHARD NEAL

Recent abstract paintings and wall hanging sculpture by Richard Neal.
November 17, 2022 - February 26, 2023.
Opening reception, Thursday, December 8, 6-8pm.

LEMUEL ELDRED: WHALE SHIPS AT WHARVES, PAINTER'S PRINTS OF A BYGONE ERA

December 1, 2022 - February 19, 2023

Opening reception, Thursday, December 8, 6-8pm.

YARN/ROPE/STRING

Select artworks from juried exhibits, 2021-2022, organized by Fiber Art Now.
December 8, 2022 - March 12, 2023.
Opening reception, ThursdayDecember 8, 6-8pm.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Party

It's almost that time of year again!
Come celebrate the winter solstice and seasonal holidays at NBAM/Artworks on Thursday, December 15th!
  • Nibble tasty hors d'oeuvres and sip some holiday cheer as you stroll through our galleries.
  • Purchase unique holiday gift items from BuyBlack NB vendors.
  • Watch a cutting edge series of "tiny dance" performances curated by dancer/choreographer Ali Kenner Brodsky.
  • Hear the joyous sounds of holiday singers courtesy of the New Bedford Festival Theater.
  • Taste the masterful confectionary creations of Christopher Furtado-Ambar of the Cake Smith Gallery
  • Participate in artmaking, gallery talks, and watch live demonstrations... all this and more!
Tickets: $80 Members $85 Non-Members
Proceeds from the event support exhibitions and programming throughout the year.
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When are we open?

New Museum Hours 
Thursday – Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM
NBAM is closed Monday – Wednesday

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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.

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 environmental controls to meet museum-quality standards. This will double gallery space, enhance security, and environmental controls to meet museum-quality standards.

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COMING SOON: New merch & Holiday gift items!