New Bedford Art Museum

608 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

508-961-3072

Our Mission
The New Bedford Art Museum engages the public inexperiencing, understanding and appreciating art.

The South Coast is rich in culture, history and diversity. And rich in art!

Since 1996, the New Bedford Art Museum has been a fixture in downtown New Bedford, offering engaging exhibitions of artwork from around the corner and across the ocean.

Linger, learn and appreciate art and artistic expression as you stroll through the Museum's main Skylight Gallery. Discover new delights as you explore the Museum's home, a former bank that includes two vintage vaults, one with a distinctive circular safe door.

The Museum strives to offer dynamic and interactive educational opportunities. Museum education programs reach out to the community through its distinctive ArtMobile summer program as well as creative arts education and lectures for adults and children.

Museum exhibits change three times each year and vary in subject matter and artistic medium. Contemporary and historic art, as well as local, national and international artists, have been displayed.

Come get a taste of New Bedford's artistic culture. 

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