Views to the Harbor

Exhibition Dates: September 26th, 2011 – June 2012

The Museum’s Davis Observation Deck provides one of the best views in New Bedford – a view in which the city’s current and historic maritime heritage plays out before you, a living portrait of the city’s economic engine.  What better place, then, to explore historic views of the harbor and its activities?  The exhibition included well-knowns such as William Allen Wall, Charles Henry Gifford, and Clifford Ashley as well as some less familiar artist such as Francisco Rapoza, and Theodosia Potter Chase.

Painting titled "Centre Street, New Bedford."
"Centre Street, New Bedford", Sylvia, Louis, ca. 1958 (2001.100.43)