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Three MacDowell Fellows Named 2017 MacArthur “Genius” Grantees

October 11, 2017

Playwright Annie Baker, Playwright & Performance Artist Taylor Mac, and Architect Damon Rich All Found…
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Autumn MacDowell Fellowships Awarded to 68 Artists in Seven Disciplines

September 14, 2017

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 -- The MacDowell Colony has awarded fellowships to 68 artists…
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Fiction Writer Dominica Phetteplace Among This Year’s Rona Jaffe Award Winners

September 12, 2017

Fiction writer Dominica Phetteplace (16) was named a winner of one of six 2017 Rona…
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Novelist Michael Chabon Wishes Medal Day Visitors the Truth of their Dreams

August 17, 2017

Transcript: Medal Day Welcome Address by Michael Chabon on August 13, 2017 at The MacDowell…
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Kristine McKenna Speaks of the Funny and Generous 2017 Medalist David Lynch

August 17, 2017

Transcript: Journalist Kristine McKenna Talks About David Lynch at The MacDowell Colony on Medal Day…
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David Lynch Biographer Kristine McKenna to Speak at Medal Day August 13

July 25, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Peterborough, NH – July 25, 2017 – Curator, critic, and journalist Kristine McKenna will…
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Netflix Deal Brings MacDowell Fellow Novel Adaptation to Small Screen

July 10, 2017

When novelist Hillary Jordan (MF 10, 14, 17) heard the rapturous applause and watched the…
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Summer Fellowships at MacDowell Awarded to 69 Artists in Multiple Disciplines

June 12, 2017

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., JUNE 12, 2017 -- The MacDowell Colony has awarded fellowships to 69 artists…
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Filmmaker David Lynch Named 2017 Edward MacDowell Medalist

May 14, 2017

Peterborough, NH – May 14, 2017 – This year's Medal Day celebration will honor filmmaker David Lynch…
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J.T. Rogers, Rebecca Taichman, Mimi Lien Win Tonys Among 54 Nominations

May 2, 2017

Updated June 14: J.T. Rogers, Rebecca Taichman, and Mimi Lien picked up individual Tony…
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The Art of Journalism as Practiced by Writer Jennifer Percy

April 19, 2017

Writer Jennifer Percy came to The MacDowell Colony in the summer of 2015 after spending…
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52-Title Donation Courtesy of Honor Moore and Board Member Peter Jachym

April 17, 2017

Thanks to MacDowell Fellow Honor Moore (10x 77-17) for facilitating a recent donation of 52…
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Pulitzer Prizes to Three Fellows in Crowded Field

April 11, 2017

Congratulations to poet Tyehimba Jess (15) who today won a Pulitzer Prize in poetry for…
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MacDowell and Schelling Studio: 110 Years of Working Artists

March 20, 2017

For the Colony’s first three summers, sculptor Helen Mears and writer Mary Mears each worked…
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Jessica Stern Brings a Deep Understanding of Violence to Her Next Investigative Project

February 2, 2017

Jessica Stern, a national expert in terrorism, trauma, and post-traumatic stress, who has written books…
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