Partner Directory

New Bedford’s creative, cultural, and business communities come together on the 2nd Thursday of each month to present AHA Moments: inspiring, festive adventures filled with art, music and history as well as eclectic dining and shopping.

Cultural OrganizationsGalleries & Artist StudiosYouth & Education

3rd EyE Youth Empowerment

3rd EyE draws inspiration from the 5 Pillars of Hip Hop (Knowledge, MCing, DJing, Graffiti, Bgirl/Bboy) and utilizes these Pillars to create programs that are ...
Galleries & Artist Studios

Alison Wells Fine Art Studio & Gallery

"Alison Wells Fine Art Studio & Gallery" 106 William St. is conveniently located on the cobblestone streets of historic downtown, New Bedford MA. The gallery ...
Boutique Shops

Artemis Cyclery

Mobile bicycle repair service and pop-up shop.
Cultural Organizations

Buy Black NB

Buy Black NB the Southcoast’s go-to resource for Black-owned businesses.
Cultural Organizations

Co-Creative Center

The mission of the Co-Creative Center (CO+) is to establish a footprint for creative enterprise in the historic downtown of New Bedford, which connects, supports ...
Cultural OrganizationsMuseum & AttractionsTheater / Performing Arts

First Unitarian Church in New Bedford

We are a liberal, progressive, religious community. We come together to support one another in building the Beloved Community. We help each other live lives ...
Cultural OrganizationsGalleries & Artist StudiosTheater / Performing Arts

Gallery X

New Bedford’s most accessible and longest running community art gallery and performance venue. Features a rotating schedule of exhibitions, live music, and more!
Youth & Education

Global Learning Charter Public School

We are a public charter school that serves 500 New Bedford students in grades 5-12. We challenge and support all students in an inclusive and ...
Galleries & Artist Studios


Groundwork is a coworking space located just north of downtown New Bedford. In addition to providing shared workspace, we operate a free public gallery where ...
Cultural OrganizationsGalleries & Artist StudiosYouth & Education

Judith Klein Art Gallery

Judith Klein Art Gallery 127 W Rodney French Blvd. Suite 2-87 2nd Floor New Bedford, MA 02744 508-965-7396
Youth & Education

Little People’s College

LPC...Where children are special and learning is fun! At Little People's College we are much more than traditional child care. We strive to create a ...
Museum & Attractions

Massachusetts Design Art & Technology Institute (DATMA)

Massachusetts Design, Art, and Technology Institute (DATMA) presents impactful contemporary art at the intersection of design, art, and technology, combined with related community learning experiences, ...
Museum & Attractions

New Bedford Art Museum

New Bedford Art Museum is dedicated to engaging a diverse audience in relevant exhibitions, exemplary education, and creative experiences as a vital innovative center for ...
Cultural Organizations

New Bedford Creative at the NBEDC

New Bedford Creative is housed at the New Bedford Economic Development Council, and tasked with implementing the city’s first-ever strategic arts and culture plan, published ...
Cultural OrganizationsMuseum & AttractionsYouth & Education

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the ...
Cultural OrganizationsLive / StayMuseum & Attractions

New Bedford Free Public Library

The New Bedford Free Public Library, through free and equal access to materials, information, knowledge and technology, enriches the lives of the community by cultivating ...
Cultural Organizations

New Bedford Historical Society

The New Bedford Historical Society preserves and celebrates the heritage of African Americans, Cape Verdeans, American Indians, West Indians and other people of color in ...
Cultural Organizations

New Bedford Presevation Society

The Preservation Society is a private, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization run by private citizens who volunteer their time and effort to an annual Historic ...
STEM student intern and attendees interact at NBRR
Galleries & Artist StudiosYouth & Education

New Bedford Research and Robotics

NBRR provides access for entrepreneurial and social impact, through education and skill creation, economic empowerment, and corporate engagement.
Cultural Organizations

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

The mission of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is to place the world’s finest music at the center of the cultural life of the South ...