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.
Help DATMA bring free & public art to the SouthCoast
Join our mission in promoting public art and supporting DATMA’s efforts! 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.
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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Board of Directors
Walter S. Bernheimer, II, Secretary
Elizabeth Huidekoper, Treasurer
Pamela A Murray
Sincere THANKS To Our LIGHT: 2020 Supporters
Nancy Train Smith & Chris Gustin
Bill & Nancy Hammer
David & Hobby Jeffrey
Martha & Michael Keating
Roger & Gayle Mandle
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT)
Pam Murray & Jay MacLaughlin
Stuart & Nancy Murphy
Sincere THANKS To Our 2020 Supporters
Jean & Arthur Bennett
Bill & Nan Braucher
John & Tally Garfield
Nick & Marjorie Greville
Brian Adams & Edwina Kluender
Demarest Lloyd Macdonald
Susan Doyle & Dan Shed
Betty & Ronald Rosbottom
Robert & Elizabeth Wax
Peter & JoAnn Wooding
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:
Help DATMA create our next project!
Because we are an institute without walls, we don’t get to greet you by a door or hear your thoughts about the artwork we present. We want to hear from you! Tell us a bit about the art that inspires you. What artwork should DATMA present next? Where should art live? These are conversations we wish we could have with you. CLICK HERE to share your comments and ideas with DATMA’s Program Committee. Your feedback will help shape our upcoming exhibitions.