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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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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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MacDowell Presents: Composers Aruán Ortiz and João Luiz – From Contemporary Chamber Music to Avant-Garde Jazz

March 2, 2020

An evening of performances and discussion with a multilayered look into the musical influences and…
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MacDowell - Urban Word Present Evening of Afro-Latinx Poetry

February 11, 2020

This Afro-Latinx Poetry Salon pairs literary figures with teen poets as part of yearlong series…
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Laurie Anderson, Margaret Atwood to Join Author Michael Chabon at MacDowell Chairman’s Evening

November 5, 2019

The MacDowell Colony’s Chairman’s Evening on Monday, December 9, promises provocations on art and culture…
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Carol Burnett to Join The “Art of Memoir” Evening Salon With Authors Nell Painter and Amanda Stern at MacDowell NYC

September 10, 2019

Television icon and author Carol Burnett will appear at MacDowell NYC on Thursday evening, October…
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Charles Gaines Accepts the 60th Edward MacDowell Medal

September 3, 2019

Transcript: Conceptual visual artist Charles Gaines addressing the crowd on Medal Day, Sunday, August 11…
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Thelma Golden Introduces 60th Edward MacDowell Medalist Charles Gaines

September 3, 2019

Transcript: Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem Thelma Golden provides context…
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Michael Chabon on the Power of Art in Troubling Times

September 3, 2019

Transcript: Chairman of the Board welcomes the Medal Day 2019 crowd to celebration of 60th Edward…
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A 2019 Medal Day Reflection

July 24, 2019

As a long-time patron of The MacDowell Colony, I am proud of the roster of…
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Studio Museum Director Thelma Golden to Introduce Charles Gaines to Medal Day Crowd August 11

June 5, 2019

Public invited to tour open studios at free event honoring renowned pivotal conceptual artist. …
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Conceptual Artist Charles Gaines to Receive the 60th Edward MacDowell Medal

April 7, 2019

2019 Medal will be awarded to visual artist at free public event on August 11. …
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Michael Chabon to Host Conversation with Photographer Carrie Mae Weems and Playwright Tony Kushner

November 11, 2018

Sixth Annual Chairman’s Evening on December 4 Promises Wide-Ranging Discussion of the Intersections of Creativity, Culture…
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MacDowell Names Library in Honor of James Baldwin to Celebrate His Extraordinary Cultural Legacy

October 24, 2018

Public Ceremony November 4th at Tod Williams Billie Tsien-designed space to honor three-time Fellow who…
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Art Spiegelman Accepts the 59th Edward MacDowell Medal

August 20, 2018

Transcript: Co-Mix artist Art Spiegelman offers an off-the-cuff acceptance on Medal Day, August 12, 2018 Watch…
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