AHA! Night

5PM

Pathfinders: Paving the Glass Revolution in the U.S.

This exhibition chronicles the revolutionary impact Dale Chihuly and his peers had in reshaping the view of glass from the realm of craft into a valid artistic medium for sculpture. Runs April 11 – July 14. For more info, visit Pathfinders: Paving the Glass Revolution in the U.S. Art Credits: KéKé Cribbs – Persephone, 2022 Glass Mosaics, reverse fired vitreous enamels on glass  

5:30PM

Behind the Scenes: The Carpenter’s Son Restoration

Get a glimpse of museum collections and archives from an insider’s perspective. The Carpenter’s Son, a painting by Edward Simmons would only return to the walls of the RJD Museum after it had been terribly vandalized and restored. Hear the story of its conservation from Jeremy Fogg, Lead Conservator, Northeast Painting Conservation. Donations are accepted in lieu of a fee, as part of AHA Night.

Free Henna by Mandy

All ages are welcome to get a free henna tattoo by Mandy from Wicked Good Henna! Registration is not required and will be available while supplies last. Hope to see you there! This program is supported by a grant from the New Bedford Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Walking Tour and 50th Anniversary Party!

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE NEW BEDFORD PRESERVATION SOCIETY New Bedford Preservation Society (NBPS) will have special events and programs in celebration of their 50th year! Join them on AHA! Night for a walking tour of Bruce Barnes’ Favorite Five Historic Buildings. The tour steps off from the James Arnold Mansion, 427 County Street at 5:30pm.  After the tour, the public is invited to join the NBPS Board of Directors, friends, and supporters for cake and refreshments at the Rotch-Jones-Duff Museum Garden tent, 396 County Street.

Behind-The-Scenes: The Carpenter’s Son Restoration

Get a glimpse of museum collections and archives from an insider’s perspective. The Carpenter’s Son, a painting by Edward Simmons would only return to the walls of the RJD Museum after it had been terribly vandalized and restored. Hear the story of its conservation from Jeremy Fogg, Lead Conservator, Northeast Painting Conservation. Donations are accepted in lieu of a fee, as part of AHA! Night.

5:45PM

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6:00PM

Jazz Jam!

The Z invites musicians and music lovers to grab your instruments for a jam session led by sax player and music educator Emmanuel “Manny” Escobar! Shed all your cares, enjoy live music, improv and jam out with us. Musicians, vocalists, visual artists, and audience welcome. No prior jam experience or tickets necessary. The free Jazz Jam is from 6:00 – 7:00PM on AHA! Nights; May 9, June 13, July 11 and August 8 at The CO+ Creative Center.

6:15PM

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6:00pm

Jazz Jam!

The Z invites musicians and music lovers to grab your instruments for a jam session led by sax player and music educator Emmanuel “Manny” Escobar! Shed all your cares, enjoy live music, improv and jam out with us. Musicians, vocalists, visual artists, and audience welcome. No prior jam experience or tickets necessary. The free Jazz Jam is from 6:00 – 7:00PM on AHA! Nights; May 9, June 13, July 11 and August 8 at The CO+ Creative Center.
5:00pm

Pathfinders: Paving the Glass Revolution in the U.S.

This exhibition chronicles the revolutionary impact Dale Chihuly and his peers had in reshaping the view of glass from the realm of craft into a valid artistic medium for sculpture. Runs April 11 – July 14. For more info, visit Pathfinders: Paving the Glass Revolution in the U.S. Art Credits: KéKé Cribbs – Persephone, 2022 Glass Mosaics, reverse fired vitreous enamels on glass  
5:30pm

Behind-The-Scenes: The Carpenter’s Son Restoration

Get a glimpse of museum collections and archives from an insider’s perspective. The Carpenter’s Son, a painting by Edward Simmons would only return to the walls of the RJD Museum after it had been terribly vandalized and restored. Hear the story of its conservation from Jeremy Fogg, Lead Conservator, Northeast Painting Conservation. Donations are accepted in lieu of a fee, as part of AHA! Night.
5:30pm

Walking Tour and 50th Anniversary Party!

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE NEW BEDFORD PRESERVATION SOCIETY New Bedford Preservation Society (NBPS) will have special events and programs in celebration of their 50th year! Join them on AHA! Night for a walking tour of Bruce Barnes’ Favorite Five Historic Buildings. The tour steps off from the James Arnold Mansion, 427 County Street at 5:30pm.  After the tour, the public is invited to join the NBPS Board of Directors, friends, and supporters for cake and refreshments at the Rotch-Jones-Duff Museum Garden tent, 396 County Street.
5:30pm

Free Henna by Mandy

All ages are welcome to get a free henna tattoo by Mandy from Wicked Good Henna! Registration is not required and will be available while supplies last. Hope to see you there! This program is supported by a grant from the New Bedford Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
5:30pm

Behind the Scenes: The Carpenter’s Son Restoration

Get a glimpse of museum collections and archives from an insider’s perspective. The Carpenter’s Son, a painting by Edward Simmons would only return to the walls of the RJD Museum after it had been terribly vandalized and restored. Hear the story of its conservation from Jeremy Fogg, Lead Conservator, Northeast Painting Conservation. Donations are accepted in lieu of a fee, as part of AHA Night.