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Four New Members Bring a Range of Talent and Expertise to MacDowell Board of Directors

June 15, 2022

Unanimous election brings strengths in development and mission building to nation’s first artist residency program. MacDowell…
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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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Sonia Sanchez, Poet, Lecturer, Activist for Peace and Racial Justice, Will Receive 2022 MacDowell Medal

March 7, 2022

Professor and international lecturer is a Langston Hughes Award and Robert Frost Medal winner and…
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MacDowell Decries Artistic Censorship

February 4, 2022

Freedom to Create has always been a touchstone of MacDowell’s core vision and values. We…
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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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Mahogany L. Browne and Urban Word to Receive Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award at MacDowell Virtual Benefit

November 10, 2021

Second Annual Arts Advocacy Award to be presented during free program of performances, readings, and…
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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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MacDowell Stands With Afghanistan’s Cultural Workers

August 26, 2021

MacDowell has joined hundreds of artists and arts organizations in signing an open letter to…
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MacDowell Aims for Generational Impact with Anti-oppression/Anti-racism Work

June 4, 2021

In the spring of 2019, when Philip Himberg was hired as MacDowell’s new executive director…
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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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Rosanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal in NHPBS Broadcast Featuring Kurt Andersen, Roz Chast and Special Musical Guest

May 18, 2021

Medal Day special to premier on New Hampshire PBS on August 8. Program includes interview…
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92Y and MacDowell Team Up for Second Salon Exploring Identity and Artistic Vision

April 13, 2021

Virtual conversation May 6 on the Enactment of Identity: P. Carl, Michael Chabon, and Chang-rae…
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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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