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Part of the "Nautical Nuances" exhibit at the State Pier terminal. (Jon Faria/TSM)
Part of the "Nautical Nuances" exhibit at the State Pier terminal. (Jon Faria/TSM)

Art Hits New Bedford’s Waterfront

You might want to look twice at the jumble of vines near New Bedford's State Pier terminal.

The giant squid made out of invasive plant life is all a part of the Seaport Artwalk project opened Saturday evening on the downtown waterfront

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Henry,flickr
Henry,flickr

Whaling Museum Receives Federal Grant To Restore Painting

The largest painting in the country will be getting some much needed preservation.

The Whaling Museum has received a $50,000 grant to restore the Purrington-Russel Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World through the National Park Service's Maritime Heritage Program.

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New Bedford High School
New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Middle School Students And Families Invited to NBHS Open House

New Bedford High School is holding an Open House Wednesday night, and is inviting middle school students and their families from across the city. The event runs from 6-8pm.

School officials said in a press release,  the Open House will highlight the high school's rigorous academic programs, its career academies in such areas as Engineering, Finance and Information Technology, and the largest selection of Advanced Placement classes in the area

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Statue of Perseus and David on Piazza della Signoria
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Gardner Museum Exhibit Features Italian Masters

BOSTON (AP) — The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new exhibit features works by Michelangelo, Donatello and other Italian Renaissance masters.

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Arruda (left), Cordeiro (right), Westport Police
Arruda (left), Cordeiro (right), Westport Police

Two Arrested In Connection With ‘Sailors Valentines’ Theft

Westport Police have arrested two men in connection to the missing art pieces taken from a local restaurant.

The break-in to Marguerite's Restaurant on Main Road took place August 15, where over $15,000 worth of art work known as "Sailors Valentines

Sailors Valentines/Westport Police
Sailors Valentines/Westport Police

Reward Offered For Capture And Conviction Of Westport Art Thief

Westport Police are investigating an apparent art theft that occurred in the town last week.

The theft was reported at Marguerite's Restaurant on Main Road Friday morning, after the staff there noticed eleven "Sailors Valentines" that were on display had disappeared

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Students unveil mural at State Pier in New Bedford. (Photo by Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media)
Students unveil mural at State Pier in New Bedford. (Photo by Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media)

“Fishing City” Artwork Displayed At State Pier

 

Young people enrolled in the Mayor's Summer Youth Enrichment Program have created a giant-sized piece of art that's currently hanging on the State Pier Terminal  building in New Bedford. Its

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Alex Jardin/New Bedford Mayor's Office
Alex Jardin/New Bedford Mayor's Office

Mural Chosen For New Bedford Public Art Project

The New Bedford Public Art Committee has selected a mural design to be painted on the walls of the North Front Street overpass.

The committee sifted through a number of submissions, ultimately choosing a design created by New Bedford artist Alex Jardin, a 2007 New Bedford High School graduate

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Elephants Get New Toys

Legendary pacyderm citizens Emily and Ruth are enjoying some new toys thanks to the hard work of students at MassArt.

For the fourth year in a row, the students designed and constructed oversized toys for the elephants at Buttonwood Park Zoo

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savebuzzardsbay,flickr
savebuzzardsbay,flickr

Steel “Habitat” Latest Public Art Display In New Bedford

A new display of public art in Downtown New Bedford carries an environmental theme.  "Habitat" includes seven steel and masonry representations of eelgrass. 

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