Standard Times staff writer Steven Froias celebrates New Bedford’s “coming of age” summer arts programming.
On the latest episode of the NewTV series Museum Open House, producer Jay Sugarman talks with DATMA founder Roger Mandle about Summer Winds, and how ‘Silver Current’ has transformed New Bedford.
Much like Patrick Shearn’s ‘Silver Current,’ these sculptures, created by students at Tabor Academy, were designed with the wind in mind!
DATMA has made a huge splash in the growing New Bedford arts scene with Summer Winds – and we’re not stopping anytime soon! Boston Globe staff writer Cate McQuaid reflects on some of the incredible art that’s already captivated audiences this summer, and looks ahead to the future of DATMA—and the city as a whole.
Passersby in Downtown New Bedford react to the mural in progress, “Winds of Change,” one of the final Summer Winds exhibits to be unveiled.
WGBH’s Jared Bowen and Margery Eagan caught up with DATMA Executive Director Lindsay Mis to discuss the many wind-themed pieces of art that have adorned New Bedford as part of Summer Winds, and what they reveal about the city’s history.