Silver Current by Patrick Shearn of Poetic Kinetics, installed over Custom House Square in New Bedford, MA

Summer Winds 2019

DATMA’s inaugural public events are taking place as part of Summer Winds 2019—a celebration of New Bedford’s emerging leadership in wind energy. Alongside wind-themed international exhibitions and collaborative programs with partners from arts and culture, science, and technology, the site-specific signature Skynet Silver Current, is on view in Custom House Square now through September.

All events are free! Plan your summer & browse for the perfect family event or night out. Check back for the latest updates or have them sent straight to your inbox via newsletter. Sign up at the bottom of this page.

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Silver Current
July 1 – September 30
Custom House Square

Patrick Shearn, of Poetic Kinetics, will reveal a site-specific Skynet installation in Custom House Square—dramatically revealing the coastal wind currents …

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Some Things We Do Together
August 7 – November 11
New Bedford Art Museum

Multimedia artists Megan and Murray McMillan are teaming up with NBAM/ArtWorks! to create sculptures that will engage and delight museum visitors …

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Summer Winds is graciously supported by many individuals, foundations, and businesses. Without the support from these generous art supporters, none of this would be possible. Thank you!

Neilson Abeel
Melinda Ailes
Lisa Schmid Alvord & Joel Alvord
Travis Brown & Teresa Barger
Gale & Thomas Beaton
Philip Beauregard
John Bullard
James & Mary Faughnan
John & Tally Garfield
Peggy M. Gildersleeve
John and Vanessa Gralton
Jocelin Hamblett
Jonathan & Elizabeth Howland
Michael S. Hudner
James Hughes
Susanna Jacobus
David & Hope Jeffrey
Rick Kidder
Lloyd & Ann Macdonald
Julia Mandle
Roger & Gayle Mandle
Nancy & Stuart Murphy
Nunes & Charrier
Pappas Family Charitable Fund
Patrick & Ute Prevost
Don & Genie Rice
Whitt Barnard & Susie Rogers
Paul & Tina Schmid
Joan Shafran
Dan & Susan Shedd
Joan Underwood
Robert & Elizabeth Wax
Russ & Jane Weigel
Anna Whitcomb
Peter & JoAnn Wooding
DATMA's Dedicated Board Members

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