In 1966 he returned to Israel. He lived in New York City (1974-1977), Paris (1980-1984), Switzerland (1984-1993), and in 1993 moved to Weston, Massachusetts.
Since 1959, Samuel Bak has had solo exhibitions at private galleries in New York, Boston, London, Paris, Berlin, Munich, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Zurich, Rome and other cities around the world. Numerous large retrospective exhibitions have been held in major museums, universities, and public institutions around the Globe. Included among them are: the Bezalel Museum, Jerusalem; the Tel Aviv Museum; the Bronfman Center, Montreal; the Heidelberg Museum; the Germanisches National Museum, Nuremberg; the Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf; the University of Haifa; the Temple Judea Museum, Philadelphia; the Dürer Museum, Nuremberg; the Jüdisches Museum, Stadt Frankfurt am Main; Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, New York; the Spertus Museum, Chicago; the Mizel Museum of Judaica, Denver; the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Los Angeles; The National Catholic Center For Holocaust Education, Seton Hall College, Greensburg, PA; the Holocaust Museum Houston; B’Nai B’Rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, Washington, DC; Phillips Exeter Academy Exeter, NH; the Panorama Museum, Bad Frankenhausen; the Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame; the Florida Holocaust Museum, Saint Petersburg; the National Museum of Lithuania, Vilnius; the University of Scranton, PA; the Neues Stadtmuseum, Landsberg am