Massachusetts Design Art & Technology Institute, DATMA, presents contemporary art with the convergence of design, art and technology through exhibitions, performances and education for all ages and cultural backgrounds in the SouthCoast region and beyond.

Massachusetts Design Art & Technology Institute, doing business as (dba) DATMA, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2016, with an office in the Co-Creative Center on Union St., New Bedford.

Lindsay Miś

A longtime New Bedford artist, comes to DATMA from the Society of Arts & Crafts where she was the Director of CraftBoston for the past three years. In this role she managed the development, marketing, budgeting and implementation of the semi-annual weekend-long exhibition and sale of contemporary craft which drew more than 8,000 visitors each year. She has also worked at peer art institutions such as New Bedford Art Museum, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Ise, ME, and the Visual Art Center of Richmond, VA. Miś received her MFA in Jewelry/Metals from UMass Dartmouth and her BFA in Craft/Material Studies from VCU. She maintains her metalsmithing practice, locally, at Hatch Street Studios.

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774 264 3696

Did you know DATMA is a not-for-profit organization?

DATMA is a 501(c)(3), which means we rely on the support of foundations, businesses, and individuals like you! We appreciate support at any level. For questions, call 774.264.3696. Join our mission in promoting public art and supporting DATMA's efforts!


Steven Ashley
Michael Benevides
Walter S. Bernheimer, II
Iva Brito
Elizabeth Chace
Harvey Goldman
Jocelin Hamblett
Elizabeth Huidekoper, Treasurer
David Jeffrey
Michael Keating
Timothy Mahoney
Pamela A Murray
Sadia Shepard
Nicholas Sullivan, Secretary
Pat Thornton
Gayle Mandle, Co-founder
Roger Mandle, Co-founder & Chair

Sincere THANKS To Our 2020 Supporters

Rebecca Barnes
Jean & Arthur Bennett
Bill & Nan Braucher
Luiza deCamargo
David Fentress
Fabio Fernandez
John & Tally Garfield
Beth & Chuck Gormley
Nick & Marjorie Greville
Brian Adams & Edwina Kluender
Frances Levin
Demarest Lloyd Macdonald
Margaret Palmer
Susan Doyle & Dan Shed
Alexander Pendleton
Betty & Ronald Rosbottom
John Spooner
Robert & Elizabeth Wax
Peter & JoAnn Wooding
Vince Mor & Margaret Wool

in Loving Memory of Travis Taylor Brown & Ann Huidekoper Brown

City of New Bedford
Massachusetts Cultural Council

& DATMA's incredible Board of Directors

Interested in joining our team?

Thanks to our experienced task force, DATMA presents big ideas to reach a wide audience. Our team of staff and volunteers work from the Co-Creative Center in the historic district of New Bedford. From high school seniors to seniors, we are in need of help from a variety of skill sets. We just ask you have an interest in art. There are 2 ways you can pitch in;

1) Apply for a semester-long fellowship. We currently are seeking a Marketing Fellow and an Exhibition Research Fellow. Learn more HERE.

2) Consider signing on and visit our volunteer form HERE.


Tori Mulhern, Administrative Assistant

Fellowship application cycle- is OPEN


For media inquiries, please contact: Edwina A. Kluender, KLÜNDER Communications: 617.888.5859 or [email protected]


774 264 3696

336 Acushnet Ave. Suite C
New Bedford, MA