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Colony Opens a Gathering Space in New York City, and Launches MacDowell NOW Yearlong Initiative

July 16, 2018

MacDowell NOW Responds to Today’s Tumultuous Times, When Art, Culture, Expression, and Dialogue Are Essential…
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Literary Scholar Hillary Chute to Introduce MacDowell Medalist Art Spiegelman

July 16, 2018

Medal Day Free Public Ceremony on Sunday, August 12, 2018 WHAT: Literary scholar and comic expert…
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Cartoonist and Graphic Novelist Art Spiegelman to Receive the 2018 Edward MacDowell Medal

May 21, 2018

Pulitzer-winning author of Maus will be honored with the first-ever Edward MacDowell Medal given in…
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Images of The National Benefit in NYC 2018

May 12, 2018

Tap or swipe to see more photos A star-studded group of artists performed and read…
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MacDowell to Receive $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 – Peterborough, N.H. –The National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has…
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Patti Smith, Salman Rushdie & Michael Chabon Riff on Art & Inspiration 5th Annual Chairman’s Evening

November 14, 2017

NOVEMBER 14, 2017 -- NEW YORK: The MacDowell Colony the nation’s first artist residency program…
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Images of Medal Day 2017

September 6, 2017

Tap or swipe above to see a slideshow of images of Medal Day 2017 About…
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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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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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MacDowell Colony to Move into Expanded Chelsea Offices, Elects New President

May 2, 2017

NEW YORK, NY, May 1, 2017 -- The MacDowell Colony, one of the nation’s leading…
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Arts Advocacy Day Kicks Off with "The Art of Democracy"

April 6, 2017

The MacDowell Colony took part in the 30th annual Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C…
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Michael Chabon Reflects On This Hard American Dream

August 23, 2016

Transcript: Medal Day welcome address at The MacDowell Colony on August 14, 2016. Watch the speech here. As…
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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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