Join us on AHA! 

NOTE: AHA! 2017 begins in February. No AHA! in January.

AHA! (Art, History & Architecture) is New Bedford’s free Downtown Cultural Night and Collaborative Cultural organization

  • Presenting second Thursday FREE cultural nights
  • Local and regional artists, cultural groups and educators to present what they do
  • Being a forum for the AHA! Partners to convene around shared topics
  • Contributing to the City’s Creative Economy initiatives


Past Museum Events in 2016

October 13
Portuguese from Soho- A story that changed its geography
Free and open to the public
Movie Screening at 7:00 pm
Reception at 6.00 pm | Duration: 60 minutes
Spoken in Portuguese with subtitles in English
Presented in partnership with the Portuguese Consulate of New Bedford and ArteInstitute.

Synopsis | The documentary “Portuguese from Soho- A story that changed its geography” tells the story of the Portuguese emigrants that arrived to SoHo after the Second World War. Through their story we discover the history of this neighborhood and of the city of New York. View the trailer here.
Portuguese from Soho



August 2014 Kids Rule, The Sound of Music preview on the Museum Plaza. Video by Arthur Motta

Last modified: January 11, 2017