The Artist Line-Up

Below is the artist line-up for this year’s NEW BEDFORD OPEN STUDIOS tour. An impressive array of resident and guest artists have signed on for this once-a-year unique event. (We still have limited space available. E-mail us at if you’d like to show at our ...

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Create the Vote in New Bedford

By Steven Froias New Bedford Open Studios co-chair NEW BEDFORD, MA – We’ve seen the headlines and shared the stories on social media for years now; New Bedford is nationally recognized as a destination for artists. It’s clear: the arts, cultural, and creative sector in New ...

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This is New Bedford Open Studios...

Get to know your local artists and get to know your city. See how working artists' studios bring beauty, value and vibrancy to an urban environment. New Bedford Open Studios (NBOS) offers opportunities to collect art, get creative yourself, or just to enjoy an experience that's a little out of the ordinary. Our annual tour is free and open to the public; art is available for purchase throughout the weekend. You can find information regarding tour opening events and other NBOS activities on our blog and social media outlets throughout the year.
The 2015 New Bedford Open Studios Tour will take place on three successive November weekends at the following locations:
Kilburn Mills Studios
Sat. Nov. 7 // 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Ropeworks
Sat. Nov. 14 // 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sun. Nov. 15 // 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hatch Street Studios
Sat. Nov. 21 // 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sun. Nov 22 // 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
* Preview Opening Fri. Nov. 20 // 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.