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Custom House Square 21 Barkers Lane, New Bedford, MA, United States

DATMA Design Day: Public Art Pop-up! Create your own Door of New Bedford and become part of a pop-up community art installation — happening between the Park Service Garden and Mark Reigelman's “Threshold” sculpture at Custom House Square. Drawing on the unique architecture of New Bedford, Mark Reigelman’s “Threshold” installation represents history, community, and pride […]

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The 10th annual Seaport Art Walk promises an unforgettable experience for art enthusiasts, families, and visitors of all ages. Beginning this July and running through October, immerse yourself in the beauty and creativity of the New Bedford waterfront along the 10th annual Seaport Art Walk.

Past event: New Exhibition

New Bedford Art Museum 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA, United States

Opening Reception: Under the Sheltering Sky Celebrate the opening of Under the Sheltering Sky at the New Bedford Art Museum, featuring prints from the New Bedford Free Public Library’s first edition set of John J. Audubon’s Birds of America, and work by Brooklyn based artist Adrian Brandon. As a part of DATMA’s Shelter 2023 program, […]

Past event: Open House at the Mansions

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum 396 County Street, New Bedford, MA, United States

Join us for an "Open House" day and explore two of New Bedford's most historic properties; the James Arnold Mansion (JAMI) and Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum. The two mansions connected by County Street and marriage (James Arnold married Sarah Rotch, daughter of William Rotch Jr.) are co-hosting a free day of activities. RJD features […]

Past event: Bird Nests: Building for the Next Generation with Mass Audubon

New Bedford Free Public Library 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA, United States

August 26th, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm  New Bedford Free Public Library Meeting Room  Bird nest design and construction are as innumerable and unique as their builders. From highly specialized mud-nests of a colony of cliff swallows to the intentional rudimentary nest of the American Robin, nests assure the continuation of future generations. We will explore […]

Past event: Climate Change in New Bedford; Exploring Probable Futures

Last Round Bar & Grille 908 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA

In partnership with DATMA’s Shelter 2023 program, New Bedford Science Café event will be centered around exploring the impacts and future of climate change in New Bedford. Guest Speaker, Alison Smart, is the Executive Director of Probable Futures, a non-profit climate literacy initiative geared toward helping communities worldwide understand and adjust to climate change.   

Past event: New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Pop-up Performance

Custom House Square 21 Barkers Lane, New Bedford, MA, United States

Experience the synergy of sight and sound in Downtown New Bedford – Join DATMA and New Bedford Symphony Orchestra for a summer musical performance set against a backdrop of Mark Reigelman's vibrant artwork, Threshold. Music is both a doorway and a shelter. New Bedford Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Tim Macri and guitarist Luis Avila will […]

DATMA Design Day: Trash to Treasures

New Bedford Free Public Library 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA, United States

Kids and families can explore the importance of recycling and waste reduction, all while transforming discarded plastics into eco-friendly masterpieces!


Diálogo & Café

DeMello International Center 128 Union Street, New Bedford, United States

We invite all to join us on Friday, June 14th for Diálogo & Café, a conversation about public art with Bordalo ll and Michael Benevides.