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MacDowell Drops Reference Requirement, Restructures Application Deadlines

October 13, 2021

MacDowell, the nation’s first artist residency program, has announced it will suspend a longstanding admissions…
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MacDowell Approaches Full Capacity, Awards Fellowships for Fall-Spring to 136 Artists

September 8, 2021

Record number of applications leads to international contingent of art makers from seven countries and…
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Introducing a Bold Vision for a Twentieth-Century Fellowship

August 10, 2021

Transcript: Nell Painter welcomes guests to Medal Day 2021 in MacDowell’s Bond Hall. Greetings, in person…
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MacDowell Names 47 Artists from 13 States and Three Countries for Rescheduled Summer Residencies

May 26, 2021

One of the nation’s leading arts organizations schedules residencies deferred from 2020 due to the…
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Why MacDowell NOW? The Monster of Monday Music

March 15, 2021

MacDowell landed in my life like a meteor crashing onto the sidewalk before my feet…
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MacDowell Joins Family, Friends of Katherine Min to Celebrate Author’s Life, New Fellowship

March 2, 2021

On Being a Sprinter: The Inaugural Katherine Min Fellowship Celebration – a live reading and memorial…
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MacDowell to Receive $25,000 Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts

February 8, 2021

Essential funding arrives at a critical time to benefit an artist who has never been…
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Why MacDowell NOW? Without Artists There is no Justice

January 19, 2021

Without artists there is no justice – Darren Walker, president of The Ford Foundation Dear MacDowell Family, Nearing…
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MacDowell to Reopen Modified Residency Program for Artists This Month

October 13, 2020

A detailed safety plan developed by staff and medical experts will provide for safe resumption…
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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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Why MacDowell Now? On lockdown, wood pigeons, and grounding ourselves in the natural rhythms of creativity.

August 14, 2020

When Scotland went into COVID-19 lockdown on March 23, 2020 – a date now permanently emblazoned…
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Virtual MacDowell “Residency” to Kick Off in August

July 28, 2020

Virtual MacDowell: Connection through Conversation will begin with eight artists whose residencies were cancelled as…
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Financial Aid at MacDowell: Investing in Artists So They Can Invest in Their Art

March 23, 2020

Since I started working for MacDowell, my favorite part of the job has been learning…
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MacDowell Announces Temporary COVID-19 Closure

March 13, 2020

Artists-in-residence will be assisted with early departures; no new Fellows to arrive until danger of…
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MacDowell Awards Winter-Spring Fellowships to 87 Artists

January 14, 2020

Seven international artists join Americans from across the country The MacDowell Colony has awarded Fellowships…
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