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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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MacDowell Colony Chairman Welcomes Medal Day Crowd with Some Big, Universal Questions

August 20, 2015

Transcript: Michael Chabon reflects on mortality Thank you, thank you all for being here on this…
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Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship Supports Diverse New Literary Voices

July 8, 2015

Michael Chabon announces anonymous gift in honor of agent Charlotte Sheedy expands MacDowell Colony’s commitment…
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Medal Day to Celebrate the Late Gunther Schuller's Life in Music

June 24, 2015

Yehudi Wyner, Terrance McKnight to celebrate work of late composer during MacDowell Colony public event…
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New Journalism Fellowship Honors Distinguished Editor John S. Carroll

June 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – June 18, 2015 – The he MacDowell Colony, the nation’s first artist residency program…
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Jasper Johns, NEA Chair, and BBC Television Visit Colony

June 10, 2015

A busy three days sees visits from painter and printmaker Jasper Johns, National Endowment for…
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Meredith Monk Celebrates 50 Seasons Coast to Coast

May 15, 2015

Extraordinary series from Carnegie Hall to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco …
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National Benefit in New York City Raises the Roof

May 15, 2015

Comedian and Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman made for a supremely entertaining emcee at MacDowell’s…
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Pulitzer Prizes in Poetry and Music to Two MacDowell Fellows

May 8, 2015

The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced in April, and among them were works by two…
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Guggenheim Fellowships to 14 MacDowell Fellows

April 20, 2015

Filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu is among 14 MacDowell Fellows who’ve recently won 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships…
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Calderwood Grant Challenge Supports Writers of Long-Form Journalism

March 17, 2015

MacDowell launches Art of Journalism Initiative dedicated to narrative reporting. A new initiative at MacDowell…
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Renovations to Shop Studio Will Result in Bright, Weathertight Eastman Studio

March 15, 2015

Refitting and improvements make 100-year-old building most energy efficient on The MacDowell Colony grounds A century-old…
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Nine Fellows in Utah Presenting New Works at the Sundance Film Festival

January 24, 2015

Nine MacDowell Fellows presented work over at The Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah…
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MacDowell Colony Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

January 23, 2015

Grant to support first-time residencies for 10 artists from diverse backgrounds. Ten artists from across…
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Arnold T. Schwab Bequest Enriches Savidge Library for Future Generations of Artists

November 7, 2014

MacDowell Colony Fellow leaves legacy in new library expansion to engender collaboration and inspire creativity. …
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