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MacDowell Grants Residencies to 129 Artists as Program Returns to Full Capacity

September 14, 2022

Latest group of incoming artists will work in seven disciplines and arrive from 21 states…
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MacDowell’s Philip Himberg to Step Down, Having Fulfilled Charge to Spur Transition to Greater Access and Opportunity Among Artists

September 6, 2022

Executive Director’s three-and-a-half years highlighted by deep dive into diversity, equity, inclusion and access work…
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Frankenthaler Climate Initiative Grant Helps MacDowell Go Greener

September 1, 2022

With a new grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, MacDowell will eliminate the need to…
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Salman Rushdie Attack an Assault on All Artists and the Freedom to Create

August 17, 2022

Author Salman Rushdie (at far right above), who remains in serious condition after being stabbed…
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Susan Unterberg, Founder of Anonymous Was A Woman, Honored with Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award

August 15, 2022

Award highlights MacDowell Fellow and visual artist’s generous support of women-identifying artists and will be…
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Artist Residencies Are Essential to a Burning World

August 2, 2022

Zusha Elinson and I came to MacDowell in March 2022 to work on our manuscript…
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Let us Walk our Brightness as Brothers and Sisters on this Earth

July 29, 2022

Transcript: Sonia Sanchez on the importance of the arts, teaching, and respect for our fellow…
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Poet, Playwright, Songstress, Titan, Warrior, and Mother to Hope

July 29, 2022

Transcript: Introductory speaker, novelist, and MacDowell Fellow Walter Mosley introduces 62nd MacDowell Medalist Sonia Sanchez. Hello…
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Blazing Her Path on Freedom’s Legs

July 29, 2022

Transcript: Nell Painter Welcomes the Crowd Gathered to Honor 2022 MacDowell Medal Winner Sonia Sanchez. Hello…
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Executive Director Philip Himberg Calls Medal Day a Jubilee Celebrating Art’s Power to Transform

July 29, 2022

Transcript: Philip Himberg’s remarks to the Medal Day crowd on July 10, 2022 and his…
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Leading Change from Within at MacDowell

June 30, 2022

In early 2021, Jenni Wu was named the first director of internal communications & human…
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Four New Members Bring a Range of Talent and Expertise to MacDowell Board of Directors

June 15, 2022

Unanimous election brings strengths in development and mission building to nation’s first artist residency program. MacDowell…
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Poetry Foundation Supports Sonia Sanchez Fellowship at MacDowell

June 9, 2022

Honor to coincide with novelist Walter Mosley introducing 2022 MacDowell Medalist Sonia Sanchez during free…
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Firth Studio Upgrade Cuts Carbon Emissions, Increases Workspace and Adds Live-in Comfort

June 3, 2022

Renovation goals included increased usable wall space, improved lighting, and adding a bedroom and full…
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Arrival of 65 Artists at MacDowell Marks Last of COVID-related Reschedules

May 26, 2022

Incoming group of artists working in seven disciplines will arrive from 19 states and eight…
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