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Swimming in It: Art and (Im)Morality

April 21, 2022

It’s early spring in Paris, and the days are cold and rainy. When the sun…
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Sonia Sanchez, Poet, Lecturer, Activist for Peace and Racial Justice, Will Receive 2022 MacDowell Medal

March 7, 2022

Professor and international lecturer is a Langston Hughes Award and Robert Frost Medal winner and…
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MacDowell Decries Artistic Censorship

February 4, 2022

Freedom to Create has always been a touchstone of MacDowell’s core vision and values. We…
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The Eternal Importance of the Artist’s Mystery

January 27, 2022

Last year in Harper’s, the queer writer Garth Greenwell wrote an essay, “Making Meaning: Against…
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Librarian’s Probe into Photographer Leads to Discovery of 1925 Painting of MacDowell Grounds

November 1, 2021

A question about an early 20th-century photographer and a 12-year curiosity about a map have…
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Invisible No More!

September 22, 2021

The historic appointment of Deb Haaland as U.S. Secretary of the Interior can be traced…
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MacDowell Approaches Full Capacity, Awards Fellowships for Fall-Spring to 136 Artists

September 8, 2021

Record number of applications leads to international contingent of art makers from seven countries and…
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MacDowell Stands With Afghanistan’s Cultural Workers

August 26, 2021

MacDowell has joined hundreds of artists and arts organizations in signing an open letter to…
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Freedom to Connect

August 17, 2021

It was a different world: February of last year. We were in the final days…
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Walking Each Other Home Through this World

August 10, 2021

Transcript: Rosanne Cash on being honored with the Edward MacDowell Medal on July 1, 2021…
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Rosanne Cash – A Truly American Artist with a Body of Work of Incredible Breadth and Depth

August 10, 2021

Transcript: Kurt Andersen introduces the 61st Edward MacDowell Medalist Rosanne Cash on July 1, 2021…
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New Americana

July 20, 2021

"The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new…
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MacDowell Aims for Generational Impact with Anti-oppression/Anti-racism Work

June 4, 2021

In the spring of 2019, when Philip Himberg was hired as MacDowell’s new executive director…
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MacDowell Names 47 Artists from 13 States and Three Countries for Rescheduled Summer Residencies

May 26, 2021

One of the nation’s leading arts organizations schedules residencies deferred from 2020 due to the…
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Rosanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal in NHPBS Broadcast Featuring Kurt Andersen, Roz Chast and Special Musical Guest

May 18, 2021

Medal Day special to premier on New Hampshire PBS on August 8. Program includes interview…
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