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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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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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MacDowell Reaches Full Solar Electrical Generation

February 1, 2021

Last month, MacDowell celebrated the first anniversary of renewably generating all electrical energy powering the…
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92Y and MacDowell Team Up for Discussion on Women, Art & Identity

December 2, 2020

A Conversation on the Enactment of Identity: Andrea Martin, Indhu Rubasingham and Jacqueline Woodson speak…
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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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First Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to be Presented to Ava DuVernay for ARRAY at MacDowell Benefit

September 27, 2020

Inaugural award to be presented by Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, with evening host Nell…
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Virtual MacDowell “Residency” to Kick Off in August

July 28, 2020

Virtual MacDowell: Connection through Conversation will begin with eight artists whose residencies were cancelled as…
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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 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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