ArtWorks! is your community arts center. Come learn, create, and grow with us.
Partners for the Arts and Community, Inc. is a vital community arts center serving the residents and artists of Southeastern Massachusetts. Our goal is to create an accessible environment which promotes participation in the arts through exhibitions and education. ArtWorks! strives to collaborate with diverse cultural groups to spark community engagement.
384 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02740
Monday - Friday 9-5 Office Hours
Tuesday - Saturday Gallery Hours 12-5
ArtWorks! Outreach programs include creative collaborations with New Bedford\'s public schools, free after school arts programs for kids & teens, workshops with residents of the Veterans Transition House, a free early literacy program for children from 0-3, and many others. ArtWorks! seeks to serve local artists through exhibitions in our galleries, representation in our artists\' market, and through educational and professional development initiatives. Consider making a tax-deductible contribution to ArtWorks! Your donation goes a long way to ensuring that ArtWorks! can continue to provide innovative ways to serve the community.
Members are the core of ArtWorks! They offer support and advice on programs, exhibits, and events. Members receive discounts on workshops and classes at ArtWorks! as well as increased commission on gallery sales and deals at local businesses. Members make ArtWorks! New Bedford\'s community art center.
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