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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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Christina Choe and Brandon Neubauer Contribute to Film About MacDowell Colony Fellow Marc Brodzik

April 7, 2013

WHYY Friday Arts profile of visual artist features Colony with B-roll footage from filmmakers in…
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Renowned Photographer Nan Goldin to Receive 2012 Edward Macdowell Medal

June 1, 2012

Goldin will be on hand to accept the award at The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough…
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Legendary Playwright Edward Albee to Receive 2011 Edward MacDowell Medal

April 12, 2011

Albee will be on hand to accept the award at The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough…
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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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Legendary Jazz Composer Sonny Rollins Named 2010 Edward MacDowell Medalist

March 10, 2010

The award will be presented to Rollins in a public ceremony at the Colony in…
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