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MacDowell to Reopen Modified Residency Program for Artists This Month

October 13, 2020

A detailed safety plan developed by staff and medical experts will provide for safe resumption…
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First Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to be Presented to Ava DuVernay for ARRAY at MacDowell Benefit

September 27, 2020

Inaugural award to be presented by Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, with evening host Nell…
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Why MacDowell Now? On lockdown, wood pigeons, and grounding ourselves in the natural rhythms of creativity.

August 14, 2020

When Scotland went into COVID-19 lockdown on March 23, 2020 – a date now permanently emblazoned…
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Virtual MacDowell “Residency” to Kick Off in August

July 28, 2020

Virtual MacDowell: Connection through Conversation will begin with eight artists whose residencies were cancelled as…
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Why MacDowell NOW? It Has Space to Forge a New National Vision

July 27, 2020

MacDowell Has Space to Forge a New National Vision Today is June 10, 2020 – a day…
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Composer/Performer Rosanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal, Celebration Postponed to August 2021

May 18, 2020

MacDowell plans virtual salons and concerts over next few months to highlight more than a…
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Why MacDowell NOW?

April 2, 2020

Letter from the Director: In COVID Times In our first 2020 MacDowell Newsletter, published in January…
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Why MacDowell NOW? Whitman, Melville, the Virus

April 2, 2020

Whitman, Melville, the Virus Decades ago, someone said in a literature seminar I attended that while…
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MacDowell: We Are Here -- COVID-19 Resources

March 19, 2020

Hey, MacDowell Fellows: Interested in virtual gatherings with other Fellows from your time at MacDowell?…
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"Tonal Conversations" Collaboration Sparked at MacDowell is Just the Beginning

March 4, 2020

While in residence at The MacDowell Colony in the winter of 2017, artists Anne Beal…
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MacDowell - Urban Word Present Evening of Afro-Latinx Poetry

February 11, 2020

This Afro-Latinx Poetry Salon pairs literary figures with teen poets as part of yearlong series…
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Best-selling Author and Visual Artist Nell Painter Appointed Chair of MacDowell Colony Board of Directors

January 22, 2020

The award-winning author takes over for novelist Michael Chabon. Nell Painter, the author of The New…
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Why MacDowell NOW?

January 15, 2020

At MacDowell with James Baldwin, to Stop and Do Nothing In Order to Start Anew I…
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MacDowell Awards Winter-Spring Fellowships to 87 Artists

January 14, 2020

Seven international artists join Americans from across the country The MacDowell Colony has awarded Fellowships…
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Laurie Anderson, Margaret Atwood to Join Author Michael Chabon at MacDowell Chairman’s Evening

November 5, 2019

The MacDowell Colony’s Chairman’s Evening on Monday, December 9, promises provocations on art and culture…
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