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MacDowell and Institute of American Indian Arts Offer New Creative Writing Fellowship to MFAs

December 5, 2022

New Fellowship highlights MacDowell’s desire to support Indigenous voices and continue efforts to improve access…
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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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MacDowell’s Philip Himberg to Step Down, Having Fulfilled Charge to Spur Transition to Greater Access and Opportunity Among Artists

September 6, 2022

Executive Director’s three-and-a-half years highlighted by deep dive into diversity, equity, inclusion and access work…
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Susan Unterberg, Founder of Anonymous Was A Woman, Honored with Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award

August 15, 2022

Award highlights MacDowell Fellow and visual artist’s generous support of women-identifying artists and will be…
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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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