AHA! Is a monthly FREE celebration of arts & culture in downtown New Bedford.

AHA! Is a monthly FREE celebration of arts & culture in downtown New Bedford.

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MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS | GALLERIES & ARTIST STUDIOS | BOUTIQUE SHOPS | EATERIES
CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS
| LIVE/STAY | BE WELL | SPONSORS & SUPPORTING BUSINESSES

Boutique Shops

The Bedford Merchant
28 William Street
(508) 997-9194

Located in a historical 1880's mercantile shoppe, The Bedford Merchant shines with wonderful gifts for all. You can find candles, clothes, jewelry, signs, candy, collectibles, even amazing furniture pieces. Step into an olde fashioned shopping experience!
Tues - Thurs, 10am-5:30pm
Fri & Sat, 10am-5pm

calico
173 Union Street

(508) 999-4147
New Bedford's premier women's clothing boutique -- stocking fashion-forward brands like BB Dakota, Cheap Monday, Mink Pink, and MORE! Plus on-trend shoes, jewelry, and accessories to complete your look! Follow us on Instagram @shopcalico!
Mon - Sat 10am-6pm
Sunday noon-4pm

Celia's Boutique
800 Purchase Street

(508) 994-3833
Casual and sophisticated women's apparel

Crush Fine Wine
801 Purchase Street
(774) 206-1855

A boutique style wine shop, with most eclectic selection of wine in the South Coast of MA.
Offering more than 450 different selections from around the world. Each wine has been tasted by the resident sommelier to provide you with most recent tasting notes. They take a great pride in their customer service, and feel that this is not just a wine store it is a wine journey when you visit Crush.
Monday noon-6pm
Tues - Fri 10am-8pm
Saturday 10am-7pm

Gatlin’s Framing, Photography, and Art Supplies
209 Union Street
(774) 202-0649

Gatlin’s is a high-end, museum-quality, archival custom frame shop with a focus on great design, presentation, preservation, and excellent customer service. Gatlin’s carries a small, but necessary inventory of art supplies, from charcoal and graphite pencils, to a small assortment of paints, brushes, papers, and canvas. Our inventory is always growing, as we continue to meet the demand of artists in New Bedford. Gatlin’s is the only art supply store in New Bedford and we want to be your source for art supplies.
Tues - Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 11am-5pm

Hippo
741 Purchase St

(508) 858-8522
A gift shop featuring a variety of unique handcrafted goods and independently designed products.
Wednesday - Saturday, noon-7pm & Sunday, noon-4pm

Isabelle Grace Jewelry
498 Pleasant St

(508) 951-1749
Celebrating life, beautifully.
Founded in 2007, we make simple, beautiful, elegant pieces inspired by the most important things in life. Family, children, love, marriage. Our jewelry celebrates life. Your life and what your about. We make jewelry that people connect with.

The Landing Gift Shop & Chandlery
98 Front St

(508) 642-9211
Celebrating life, beautifully.
A local gift shop, screen-printer and commercial fishing supply store.  95% of all items are locally hand crafted. You can also find all local city and town spirit-wear. Specializing in custom apparel printing and commercial fishing gear.
Open 7 days a week!

Moby Dick Retail
27 William Street

(508) 996-1114
Moby Dick Retail carries nautical themed gifts for the whole family including replica model ships in all sizes, harpoons like the famous whaling boats used, decorative fishnet and buoys, shells, jewelry, and much more.
Tues - Thurs, 10am-5:30pm
Fri & Sat, 10am-5pm

Shop NBAM
608 Pleasant Street
(508) 961-3099

Cards, books and museum gifts.
Memorial Day through Labor Day: Daily 10am - 5pm. Thursday 10am - 7pm.
Labor Day through Memorial Day: Wednesday - Sunday, 12pm - 5pm. Thursday, 12pm - 7pm.

Soap La-Tea-Da
187 Union Street
(508) 603-6300

Soap la-tea-da offers a unique bath and body shopping experience. A place where people with all kinds of different skin types unite to aquire healthy, affordable, all-natural handmade soaps, beauty products, bath teas and soy candles. Featuring a large assortment of grab-n-go products, along with products that are custom-made to order, using your preferred scents, so you can experience the joy of having "freshly-made" custom beauty products! All products are made with a combination of locally grown herbs, fresh fruits, beautiful florals & sweet aromas.

Solstice Skateboarding
102 William Street
(508) 994-8675

Just Skating.
Email: solsticeskateboarding@yahoo.com

Sub.Text Book Shop
209 Union Street

(774) 202-0649
Sub.text is dedicated to the art of offering previously owned books for the casual reader and for the collector of art and books on New Bedford history.
Tues - Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 11am-5pm

TL6 the gallery
100 William St.
(508) 992-8100

TL6 The Gallery is a one-of-a-kind shop, specializing in handmade, unique and custom designs. The consigners who put their work in TL6 are local and regional artists making everything from jewelry and pottery, to handmade t-shirts and knits, to fine art paintings and photography. TL6 also carries fine retail lines such as MARUCA handbags, designs by GLASS-EYE STUDIOS, and ELIAS hand-blown glass.
Hours: Tues – Thurs & Sat  11am to 6pm, Fri -11am to 8pm

Travessia Urban Winery
760 Purchase Street
(774) 929-6534

We are a young and small winery but we have big dreams for the future. We are excited to begin a quest for great wine produced with fruit grown right here in Southeast Masschusetts. Open Noon-6pm.

Whaling Museum Store
18 Johnny Cake Hill
(508) 997-0046

Maritime books and unique gifts
Open daily 9am-5pm; till 8pm Thurs. in the summer.

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AHA! Is a monthly FREE celebration of arts & culture in downtown New Bedford.