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Finbarr O'Reilly Comes To the Art of Longform as Both Writer and Photojournalist

November 17, 2016

Photojournalist Finbarr O’Reilly was in residence at MacDowell this fall finishing the book Shooting Ghosts…
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Shane Bauer Reflects on Long-Form Journalism and Having Time to Dig Deep

September 17, 2016

Journalist Shane Bauer came to The MacDowell Colony this summer to transform his recent blockbuster…
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Peter Sellars Talks About the Triumph of Fine-Ness

August 20, 2016

Transcript: Introduction of Toni Morrison at The MacDowell Colony on Medal Day 2016 as a…
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Toni Morrison Describes How She Began to Be a Writer

August 15, 2016

Transcript: The 57th Edward MacDowell Medalist explains the genesis of The Bluest Eye on August…
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Toni Morrison to Receive 2016 Edward MacDowell Medal

April 7, 2016

Nobel and Pulitzer winner joins venerated group of recipients and will be honored at free…
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Meehan Crist Wins Rona Jaffe Award

November 20, 2015

MacDowell Fellow secures Jaffe Award for work on head injury inquiry Meehan Crist was in Fiji…
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Robert Dell Papers to be Part of Smithsonian Archives of American Art

October 13, 2015

Sculptor who became inventor and director of Center for Innovation and Applied Technology at The…
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He Was the Whole Man and a Remarkable, Majestic Human Being

August 21, 2015

Transcript: Fellow composer Yehudi Wyner and friend of the Medalist reviews the genius that was…
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Music is a Force that Brings Humans Together

August 21, 2015

Transcript: WQXR Radio Host Terrance McKnight explains the universe of activity that was Gunther Schuller. …
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Recent MacDowell Projects Reflect Often Painful Work of Journalists

November 7, 2014

Writers Amos Kamil and Zahir Janmohamed were both at work this fall on non-fiction accounts…
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Bobby Previte Records First Solo Improvisational Work at The MacDowell Colony

June 9, 2014

Six-disc set began in improvised recording studios created by the composer and bandleader during residencies. …
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Fellows Marry During MacDowell Residency After 15-year Partnership

June 5, 2014

Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell decide to elope while developing new theatre work at MacDowell. …
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Betye Saar to be Presented MacDowell Medal by Michael Chabon on August 10

April 20, 2014

Public invited to free ceremony and open studios at Medal Day honoring visual artist Betye…
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Fort Worth Opera to Premiere Herschel Garfein’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

April 18, 2014

MacDowell Colony Fellow says idea to re-create the Tom Stoppard play as an opera came…
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Bryan Cranston as LBJ in Robert Schenkkan’s "All the Way" on Broadway

February 20, 2014

MacDowell Fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winner brings newest play to Neil Simon Theatre after successful American…
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