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Heinz Endowments Opening a World of Possibilities for Pittsburgh Artists at Macdowell Colony

April 3, 2012

Fellowships support artist residencies of up to two months for two Pittsburgh-area artists. Peterborough, NH …
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Filmmaker Natalia Almada Receives Fledgling Fund Fellowship

February 7, 2011

Fellowship is the first designated exclusively to support documentary filmmakers at MacDowell. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE …
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Author Michael Chabon Elected Chairman of The MacDowell Colony Board of Directors

December 6, 2010

Robert MacNeil retires from the board after serving as chairman since 1993. Peterborough, NH – Dec…
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The MacDowell Colony Announces Fledgling Fund Fellowship for Documentary Filmmakers

July 14, 2010

Grant to provide a residency for filmmakers working on socially engaged film projects. FOR IMMEDIATE…
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ASCAP Foundation Supports Fellowship for Composers at The MacDowell Colony

May 14, 2010

Yotam Haber named first recipient of The ASCAP Foundation Composer Fellowship. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE …
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The NEA Increases Funding for First-Time Residencies at MacDowell

January 1, 2010

The $35,000 grant will support first-time residencies for 10 artists in 2010. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…
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MacDowell in the Schools Brings Arts Program to ConVal High School Students

November 9, 2009

MacDowell writer Adrian Nicole LeBlanc to lead classroom series on her award-winning book, Random Family. …
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Writer Eva Talmadge Named First Recipient of The Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship

June 30, 2009

MacDowell and The Rona Jaffe Foundation join together to advance opportunities for women writers. FOR…
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Renowned Artist Kiki Smith To Receive 50th Edward MacDowell Medal On Sunday, August 9, 2009

May 8, 2009

The Colony grounds and artist studios are open to the public for the daylong festivities…
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The MacDowell Colony Announces New Support for Filmmakers

January 15, 2009

Grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences supports residencies. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…
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The MacDowell Colony Turns 100

November 13, 2006

Yearlong centennial celebration highlights importance of artistic creation to society. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Peterborough…
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Edward MacDowell Inducted Into Classical Music Hall Of Fame

April 28, 2000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Peterborough, NH — April 28, 2000 -- The MacDowell Colony is…
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The MacDowell Colony Awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton

September 29, 1997

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Washington, D.C. — Sept. 20, 1997 — An artists’ colony which…
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