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.

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 ...
Boutique ShopsMuseum & AttractionsYouth & Education

New Bedford Whaling Museum

Get ready to explore the rich art, history, science, and culture of the SouthCoast region of Massachusetts and its ties to the rest of the ...
Cultural OrganizationsMuseum & AttractionsYouth & Education

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford was the mid 19th century’s preeminent whaling port and for a time “the richest city in the world.” Come stroll down cobblestone streets, ...
Cultural Organizations

Pilgrim United Church of Christ/Mercy Meals & More

Pilgrim United Church of Christ is an historic church that welcomes and affirms all people regardless of their age, race, class, ability, gender identity, sexual ...

Play Arcade

Locally-owned and operated. Over 50 vintage arcade games, delicious food and tasty nostalgic drinks. Vegan and gluten-free options available. Featuring a relaxing roof deck with ...
Cultural OrganizationsGalleries & Artist StudiosMuseum & Attractions

Queer Arts Council of New Bedford

The Queer Arts Council of New Bedford (QACNB) provides opportunities, networking, and creative avenues for the LGBTQIA+ (queer) communities in South Coast Mass/RI. We work ...
Museum & Attractions

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

As an authentic whaling mansion dating to 1834 and the only estate of this type on its original grounds, the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum ...
Cultural OrganizationsTheater / Performing Arts

Seaglass Theater Company

Creatively staged productions from opera, musical theater and beyond.
Galleries & Artist Studios


Situated within Studio One at the Cummings Building Studios, Sarah G. Kocur (SGKocur) is a self-taught sewist with a passion for textiles. She warmly invites ...
Live / Stay

South Coast Almanac

Through our print publications and online presence, we encourage people to celebrate and explore all that makes the South Coast special, with a focus on ...
Theater / Performing ArtsYouth & Education

Stage Artistry Studios

Stage Artistry Studios’ mission is to provide the highest caliber of performing arts education to students of all ages and abilities, and to foster individual ...
Boutique Shops

Thallo – Home & Garden

Thallo offers a variety of nature-inspired gifts for home and gardens. Birdhouses, live plants, terrariums, botanical candles, seeds, dog and cat beds and treats, books, ...
Galleries & Artist Studios

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room is a curated art & design shop featuring original work by dozens of New England artisans. Stop in and discover something beautiful.
Cultural OrganizationsYouth & Education

The First Unitarian Church in New Bedford

The First Unitarian Church in New Bedford is inspired by a long history of tolerance, social responsibility, and spiritual exploration. We envision a congregation in ...
Boutique Shops

TL6 The Gallery

Owned and operated by artists Arianna Swink and Jenny A Liscombe-Newman, TL6 The Gallery features over twenty different New Bedford-based and local artists. We specialize ...
Cultural OrganizationsGalleries & Artist Studios

UMass Dartmouth University Art Gallery

UMass Dartmouth University Art Gallery, Star Store Campus in Downtown New Bedford
Cultural Organizations

WHALE (Waterfront Area Historic LeaguE, Inc.)

The mission of WHALE is to foster historic preservation and continued use of the city’s architectural heritage to enhance community and economic vitality in New ...
Cultural Organizations

Workers Art Center

The Worker's Art Center (WAC) supports the artistic endeavors of working people focusing on social justice, labor and racial justice, and civil rights. WAC presents ...
Cultural OrganizationsMuseum & AttractionsTheater / Performing Arts

Your Theatre

Non profit community theatre who, in partnership with WHALE, is opening Steeple Playhouse as its permanent home and as a rentable Performing Arts Center for ...