Events

There’s always something fun and creative happening at NBAM/ArtWorks! Check back often for gallery related events such as artist talks, performances, film screenings, discussions and more!


ALZ MEET UP!
Alzheimer’s Association Alz Meet Up Tour
Thurs, Mar 5, 1:30 – 3 PM
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The Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter will host a free program on Thursday, March 5. This free engagement opportunity is part of the Alzheimer’s Association Alz Meet Up program. It is intended for individuals with mild memory loss and their care partners.
Join us for a tour at the New Bedford Art Museum. Located in historic downtown New Bedford, the Museum strives to showcase culturally significant and fascinating pieces from the South Coast and beyond. Exhibits are always changing fast, so the art seen at this visit is guaranteed to be unique.
The event runs from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at 608 Pleasant St. To reserve your spot today call 617-393-2100 during normal business hours.

LGBTQ Winter Film Series 
Signature Move

Sun, March 8, 1 PM – 4 PM
New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill Rd
Free and open to the public
This film contains adult themes
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In Chicago, Zaynab (Fawzia Mirza) is a thirty-something American-Pakistani lawyer who lives with and cares for her recently widowed, TV-obsessed mother (legendary Indian actress Shabana Azmi). Alma (Sari Sanchez) is a free-spirited Mexican-American bookshop owner. After meeting in a bar, the two quickly fall into bed with each other and embark on a romance…but problems aren’t far behind.

Funded by Mass Humanities & the National Endowment for Humanities.


March aha!

Pat Coomey Thornton and John Havens Thornton Artists’ Reception
Thurs, March 12
5 – 7 PM
at City Hall in the Ashley Room  (133 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740)
Free and open to the public
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NBAM/ArtWorks! is proud to curate four exhibitions per year on the 2nd Floor of City Hall and in the Ashley Room. City Hall is located at 133 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740 and is open weekdays from 8 AM – 4 PM.

2nd Floor
Pat Coomey Thornton and John Havens Thornton
Nov 13, 2019 – May 4, 2020

Ashley Room
Small Abstractions by Pat Coomey Thornton
Jan 7, 2020 – May 4, 2020

Pat Coomey Thornton and John Havens Thornton are both New Bedford-based artists who have been a part of the New Bedford creative community for decades. These two exhibitions are a celebration of their works and a testament to the talent that continues to come out of New Bedford.


PATRONS OF THE ARTS
March 27,  6 – 8 PM
Free and open to the public
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Join NBAM/ArtWorks! in celebrating the 2020 Patrons of the Arts Honorees Irene and Norman Buck & New Bedford Symphony Orchestra.