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MacDowell Grants Residencies to 129 Artists as Program Returns to Full Capacity

September 14, 2022

Latest group of incoming artists will work in seven disciplines and arrive from 21 states…
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Poetry Foundation Supports Sonia Sanchez Fellowship at MacDowell

June 9, 2022

Honor to coincide with novelist Walter Mosley introducing 2022 MacDowell Medalist Sonia Sanchez during free…
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Arrival of 65 Artists at MacDowell Marks Last of COVID-related Reschedules

May 26, 2022

Incoming group of artists working in seven disciplines will arrive from 19 states and eight…
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MacDowell Admissions Dept. Ramps Up After Surge in New Applicants

April 7, 2022

MacDowell Admissions Director Courtney Bethel answers our questions after a record number of applications for…
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The Eternal Importance of the Artist’s Mystery

January 27, 2022

Last year in Harper’s, the queer writer Garth Greenwell wrote an essay, “Making Meaning: Against…
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MacDowell to Receive $15,000 Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts

January 12, 2022

First-time Fellows will benefit from newest round of NEA funding. The National Endowment for the…
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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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