New Bedford Free Public Library Presents


Since 1852, the library has amassed extensive holdings of printed works, manuscripts, graphics, fine art, and objects used for research, exhibit, and educational purposes. The art collection is on public view at the Main Library, and special exhibitions, curated by Allie Copeland, are showcased in the City Gallery at the New Bedford Art Museum.

She Persisted: Women Artists of New Bedford, 1900-2019
Feb 5, 2020 – Jul 26, 2020

She Persisted: Women Artists of New Bedford, 1900-2019, and highlights female-identified artists from the Library’s collection.

Read more about She Persisted in the digital catalog!

Check out the Library’s collection on the 3rd floor, Main Library (613 Pleasant Street ).
Monday & Thursday: 1:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00pm – 6:00pm
Friday & Saturday: Limited hours

Click here, for more information about the Library’s collection.