Family Design Day x 5 Pillars of Hip Hop Join 3rd EyE, DATMA, and Superflat NB for a night of graffiti, music, and public art — add your creative touch to graffiti walls and community murals during May AHA! All art supplies will be provided at the event. DATMA’s Community Murals highlight the importance of […]
Our Woven Story: Creating Public Art with Maxwell Emcays Learn about the art of weaving & contribute to a new public art installation coming to New Bedford in June 2023. Artist Maxwell Emcays and DATMA will facilitate drop-in weaving sessions at Interwoven throughout the day. All ages and skill levels are invited to join this […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]