Did you get a call from a new non-profit art organization asking to get on your roof this past month? Yes, that was us. February may be a short month, but we were climbing high on every tall structure surrounding Custom House Square.
2018 was an exciting year for DATMA. Thank you to the many businesses, organizations, foundations, and individuals who have signed on to help launch DATMA and prepare us for our inaugural programming season called, Summer Winds.
DATMA was awarded a grant from the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (CFSEMA) recently. The $27,500 in funding will support DATMA’s inaugural exhibit, Summer Winds, taking place in summer of 2019.
The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA) will launch this September. The institute is a 21st century museum based in New Bedford, Massachusetts with a goal to presents international exhibitions and programs showing the impact of new technologies in art and design, on educational, economic, and cultural life in the Southcoast Region and beyond.
It’s not clear if Mary Poppins will be attending next year’s kite festival, but so far we’ve got a good list of kite groups who promise to bring their wildly colorful wings, tethers, and anchors to Fort Taber the last Saturday of July in 2019.
Thanks to “The Z,” the scent of butter is somehow filling my office air. New Bedford’s own, Zeiterion Theater has offered to feature a windy talkie at the 2019 Mayor’s Classic Movie Series. We’re excited to add another Summer Winds collaboration to our list of 2019 events.