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Our Mission, Values, and Vision

In the summer of 2021, MacDowell’s staff and board of directors began the process of articulating a shared set of organizational values and revisiting our mission statement. We held our continuing work around diversity, equity, inclusion, and access at the core of these conversations. Read the full “Mission, Values, and Vision” statement here.

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Land Acknowledgement

MacDowell’s staff and board acknowledge that our residency program takes place in Wabanaki, the Dawnland, on the traditional homelands of the Western Abenaki people ...

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A house of dreams untold – It looks out over the whispering treetops and faces the setting sun.
- Edward A. MacDowell