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MacDowell Removes “Colony” from Name

July 7, 2020

Board of Directors of 113-year-old artist residency program votes unanimously to remove terminology with oppressive…
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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 Colony 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 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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Best-selling Author and Visual Artist Nell Painter Appointed Chair of MacDowell Colony Board of Directors

January 22, 2020

The award-winning author takes over for novelist Michael Chabon. Nell Painter, the author of The New…
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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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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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79 Artists Awarded Fall MacDowell Fellowships

October 8, 2019

The MacDowell Colony has awarded fellowships to 79 artists from 19 states and six countries…
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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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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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93 Artists Awarded Summer MacDowell Fellowships

May 21, 2019

More than $1 Million in Support to be Given for Residencies The MacDowell Colony has awarded…
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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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MacDowell Receives $30,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

March 13, 2019

Annual funding assistance will bring 10 artists to MacDowell March 13, 2019 – New York …
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MacDowell Names Philip Himberg New Executive Director

February 19, 2019

Head of Sundance Institute’s theatre program to take reins from retiring Cheryl Young June 1. February…
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