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92Y and MacDowell Team Up for Second Salon Exploring Identity and Artistic Vision

April 13, 2021

Virtual conversation May 6 on the Enactment of Identity: P. Carl, Michael Chabon, and Chang-rae…
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Why MacDowell NOW? The Monster of Monday Music

March 15, 2021

MacDowell landed in my life like a meteor crashing onto the sidewalk before my feet…
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Why MacDowell NOW? Without Artists There is no Justice

January 19, 2021

Without artists there is no justice – Darren Walker, president of The Ford Foundation Dear MacDowell Family, Nearing…
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Why MacDowell NOW? Let the Circle Be Unbroken

November 19, 2020

Before I traveled my road, I was my road. – Antonio Porchia Last August, while moving my…
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Why MacDowell NOW? "Covid Journals" a Testament to Seeing Acutely

November 6, 2020

In March of this year I was sitting in my studio in New York under…
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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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