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New Bedford Arts and Cultural Emporium Welcomes You

Freshly founded in June 2021, The New Bedford Arts and Cultural Emporium  - NB-ACE is a one stop cultural hub for fine arts, humanities, community enrichment, education, social collaboration, networking and fun. Taking advantage of the beautiful space within Kilburn Mill and the ample parking, our goal is to offer irresistible happenings, keep people coming back for more and bringing their friends with them. We will cater not only to our in-house and local artists and their followings, but to the lifelong learners and insatiably curious of all ages across all of greater New Bedford.

We aim for excellence by drawing from the extraordinary abundance of local talent and intellect. We will strive to become THE place for learning, interacting, entertainment, new experiences and adventure. We offer space to create, a network of fellow makers and a vision to present your art to the masses. We are both affordable and priceless.


Henri Matisse

"Creativity takes courage."

We Offer:
  • Classes and Workshops in Fine art, Fine Crafts and Humanities

  • Organized Social Activities

  • Private and Group Parties and classes

  • We match Artists with the public's needs - Do you need a painting or mural, set of hand thrown dishes or mugs or anything else, a piece of furniture refinished or painted etc., etc., etc....

  • Corporate Bonding Events

  • Much, Much More.

  • See our Policies/ Classes and Workshops / Happenings and Events on the menu bar above for more details.


Come Visit

Opening Hours

We are open whenever there is an event at the Mill, we are also there whenever there are classes running.  774-628-6415 ~ We are a 5 minute phone call away.  We will be there to open the doors and give you a tour of our studio, talk with you about your art needs and set up a private workshop or event.  Also you can call or text any time. 774 628 6415 

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