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New Bedford Art Museum

608 Pleasant St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6204
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Small but powerful museum

We visited the museum as they advertised a Bierstadt display (look him up, he was an important... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Bruce O
Binghamton, New York
Small but neat

NBAM currently runs several interesting and unique exhibitions that includes Janet Pritchard's... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
New York City, New York
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18 Aug 2016
“Small but powerful museum”
23 Jul 2016
“Small but neat”
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608 Pleasant St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6204
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited the museum as they advertised a Bierstadt display (look him up, he was an important artist in promoting the US West and eventual development of national park system in 19th century). There were other displays as well, celebrating the centennial of the US...More

Thank Bruce O
Reviewed 24 July 2016

NBAM currently runs several interesting and unique exhibitions that includes Janet Pritchard's contemporary photographic work on Yellowstone Park, Albert Bierstadt's artwork done in the 1850's, and Andre Smits' photographs of people who work in the Visual Arts. Very varied and offers interesting perspective by different...More

Thank rex8888
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The New Bedford Art Museum highlights local artists as well as thematic curated exhibits of high caliber. The Museum is a worthwhile destination when visiting New Bedford.

Thank Joseph I
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The museum contains modern art that has little connection to New Bedford. We found it disappointing given the number of wonderful artists and crafts people who have lived and worked in this seaport city, and continue to do so.

Thank JaneLopes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

So if you come to town for the whaling museum, walk down the main street to this museum. Its kind of a bookend to the bigger one. Its small, just one floor, but when we were there, there were excellent exhibits. Also a nice little...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 7 May 2014

One floor museum displaying one artists work. 5 admission fee..luckily we got in on a free Sunday.. Would not have spent the money

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 24 November 2013

This small City owned gallery has a series of shows throughout the year that are mostly well worth seeing. They solicit well known artists and curators and put on numerous shows in their various galleries as well as always having a single local artist in...More

Thank Denn S
Reviewed 16 May 2013

i come from a family of historian and i love history and this was the place to go for me 'well new bedford has a history off fishing and theres lot of evidence and the museum and lot s off other amasing things.

Thank jacob b
Reviewed 4 December 2012

we had a wonderful time with the kids at the new bedford art museum but felt we had finished our tour very fast!

Thank glenbush12
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Although this museum is small and had limited physical space it had a show that was thought provoking. The theme of the current exhibition was Drawing. The graphics were unconventional, semi-abstract. Artists from Southern Massachusetts were featured.

Thank SHHS_11
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