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Partners for the Arts and Community, Inc.
384 Achushnet Avenue
(508)-984-1588 fax: (508)984-1498
ArtWorks! Partners for the Arts and Community, Inc. is a vital community arts center serving the residents and artists of Southeastern Massachusetts. Our goal is to create an accessible environment which promotes participation in the arts through exhibitions and education. ArtWorks! strives to collaborate with diverse cultural groups to spark community engagement.
Located in an historic 130 year old building in downtown New Bedford,
our four floors are filled with galleries, classrooms, a ceramic studio
and teen arts center. Exhibitions change every six to eight weeks, and are open
free of charge to the public Tuesday through Saturday, noon-5pm.
Throughout the year, arts education classes, artist talks, special events and workshops are planned to compliment and expand our exhibits. ArtWorks!
is a special place to experience the creative process, meet working
and make or buy a work of art of your own!
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Corner of William Street and Johnny Cake Hill (directly across from Whaling
Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-5pm; Sun. seasonal schedule.
Works of art by Arthur Moniz. Graphite & watercolor paintings depict
natural and rural scenes. Plus local artisan crafts, antiques and antique
Crowell's Fine Art and Custom Framing
382 Acushnet Avenue
Fine Art - Museum Quality Restoration - Archival Custom Framing
Featuring the Artists Diane Cournoyer, Peter Dickison, Kate Levin, Stephen Remick, John Robson and John Vliet.
Cummings Building Artist Studios
96 William Street, 2nd floor
Open AHA! Nights & other Downtown events plus by appointment.
- Studio 3 Arts - Artist Alison Wells
Trinidadian Painter explores personal examinations of inner and outer experiences through juxtapositions of color, texture, figurative abstractions and visual movement. MFA UMASS Dartmouth, Adjunct Professor at Bristol Community College.
- Studio 10 Arts - Artist Karen Graca
Artist and certified art educator teaching children
k-12, adults and special ed populations, currently working in mixed media
using acrylics, plastics and polystyrene.
Gallery 65 on William
65 William Street
Tues-Sat 11am-5pm, until 9pm on AHA! Nights
A lively Artists Cooperative featuring fine arts and crafts from Cape Cod and the Southcoast. Featured artists offer lectures, demonstrations, and conversation during AHA! Night.
169 William Street
Gallery X is a contemporary, cooperative art gallery of Visual, Performing
and Literary artist members and volunteers. A non-profit, tax-exempt
organization, Gallery X promotes a mission of cultural outreach through
community partnerships, educational programs, and monthly exhibits.
The former church building at 169 William St. has been transformed by
Gallery X into two wonderful exhibition spaces: the Main Gallery upstairs
is a large wide open space with high ceilings and two movable walls,
and the Frederick Douglass Gallery located on the lower level. Each
gallery space contains a stage for performances. There is a full kitchen
on the lower level making the facility an ideal venue for hosting events.
The building is fully handicapped accessible with an access ramp, a
restroom and a wheel chair lift.
Gallery X collaborates with local arts and cultural organizations to
promote and stimulate artistic awareness in the community. As a member
and active participant of AHA!, Gallery X provides both art and culture free to the public.
Gatlin Framing and Photography
209 Union Street
Specializes in archival, custom framing, as well as photography for artists who need professional digital portfolios.
Judith Klein Art Gallery
98 William Street
Featuring a collection of fine art and high craft from SouthCoast artists.
79 North Water Street
for print and internet, advertising, marketing, corporate identity,
etc. with performance / gallery space featruing local to national music
and local area artists.
Paradise McFee Gallery
106 William Street
7 Days a Week, 1-8pm
TL6 the Gallery
100 William St.
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
246 Union Street
The UGLYgallery mission is to provide you with a brand that is always innovative, fresh, cultured street culture. Championed by purpose driven art, our design is focused to energize and inspire the soul of the revolutionary with an ambition to change perception and challenge the status quo.
We are a gallery & boutique alike with a focus on hand rendered art for canvas, clothes, and community with a focus on Urban Contemporary Art. We are a gallery rooted and established to showcase and expand what progressive thought, dedication, and imagination can ultimately produce. Local, National, and International Street Artists will be on hand to share their work every AHA!
UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts STAR STORE Campus
715 Purchase Street
The University Art Gallery is located on the first floor in the Star Store in downtown New Bedford. The five story building
also holds studios for the ceramics, printmaking, textile design/fiber
arts, jewelry/metal, wood/furniture design, painting and sculpture programs.
Also located on the first floor
are the Crapo Gallery, Gallery 244, the Spring Street Gallery, a lecture
hall, a computer room and offices.
University Art Gallery features exhibition of local, national and international
art. Catalogs, lectures and other educational programming is provided
in connection with each exhibition. All exhibitions and events are free
and open to the public. When an exhibition is on view, the gallery is
open daily from 2-5pm. We often feature extended hours.