Art & Exhibitions

New Bedford’s creative community is blossoming, and thanks to local partnerships and collaborations Wicked Cool Places are sprouting throughout the city. Read more

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S.C. Artists - Open Studio Tour

It’s time to get out of your routine and explore your creative community! To do that all you have to do is open your door and discover the 16th South Coast Artists Open Studio Tour on this weekend: July 20-21 and again on August 17-18, from 11-5. Read more

Jul 16, 2019 10:32 AM Coastal Mags

Discover the studios of artists who live and work in the coastal communities of Tiverton, Little Compton, Westport, and Dartmouth Read more

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South Coast Artists

SCA Members Invitational Read more

May 2, 2019 9:13 PM Coastal Mags

The organization will then use campaign funds to install ten large-scale murals around the city. They will employ world-renowned artists who will work in partnership with the local arts community to develop designs that reflect New Bedford's past. Read more

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The photographers hail from countries around the globe and now make their home in Greater Fall River. The collection of 250 photographs and accompanying captions depict family, friends, coworkers, cultural traditions, neighborhoods... Read more

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The advent of the Co-Creative Center this past July means a forging of shared creative energies in an environment that encourages and provides a platform for burgeoning talents and projects. Read more

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FR-ArtWeek Informational Meeting

Wednesday, December 12, 2019 3:00 – 3:45 ArtWeek Presentation and Q & A by Sue Dahling Sullivan, ArtWeek Lead Champion at the Boch Center Read more

Dec 1, 2018 4:51 PM Coastal Mags

The annual studio tour explodes on the scene every summer on both the third weekend of July and August. It attracts thousands of art lovers to an idyllic coastal world that includes the towns of Tiverton, Little Compton, Westport, and Dartmouth. Read more

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Creative Arts Network, Inc., C.A.N. TO PARTNER WITH SPRING 2018 ARTWEEK FESTIVAL Read more

Jan 29, 2018 8:58 PM Coastal Mags

In the South Coast, Fall River’s Festival of Trees and Bristol’s Blithewold both deck the halls in style. But the Fall River Historical Society Celebration and Attleboro’s LaSalette Shrine also shine. Read more

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Taking a vacant historic storefront that had been abandoned and turning it into a modern center was no easy task. Read more

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MA Mini Maker Faire

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. Read more

Aug 9, 2017 7:28 PM Coastal Mags


PARIS IN THE SPRINGTIME TICKETS ON SALE FOR ISLAND MOVING COMPANY’S RAFFLE FOR A TRIP TO PARIS DRAWING: APRIL 9 The Island Moving Co. wants to send an American to Paris – it could be you! Read more

Mar 29, 2017 2:44 PM Coastal Mags

Over the past few years New Bedford has received notable attention for what it has to offer in the arts. In 2011, The Atlantic Magazine rated it as the seventh Most Artistic City in America. Read more

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"Since 1990, 60 percent of the winners of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and fiction have won an NEA fellowship, usually before they got huge. I’m talking the best of the best..." Read more

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Over the past two-and-a-half years, AHA! Fall River has been providing a range of activities and services to the community, while supporting and showcasing the regional arts community. This year may prove to be their aha moment. Read more

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Love Art, Buy Art for your Valentine this year.  Friday, February 10 from 4pm to 8pm join us for a beer tasting courtesy of Mayflower Brewery and a curated collection of artisan work for sale, order or commission. Read more

Feb 6, 2017 8:17 PM Coastal Mags

Maker Fairs are tailored to the average person, made to show people what is going on in the world, showcasing people not afraid to work with their hands or to think outside of the box, those figuring out how to reuse materials... Read more

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The sheer number of venues, performers (both local and visiting,) and variety of performances reveals a vibrant performing arts community across our area. Read more

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