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MacDowell Awards Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship to Cathleen Bailey

April 26, 2016

NEW YORK, April 26, 2016 – Writer Cathleen Richardson Bailey has been named the first recipient…
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Toni Morrison to Receive 2016 Edward MacDowell Medal

April 7, 2016

Nobel and Pulitzer winner joins venerated group of recipients and will be honored at free…
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MacDowell Turns On the Power of the Sun

January 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Jan. 28, 2016 -- A new half-acre array of solar panels…
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68 Artists in Varied Disciplines Awarded Fellowships

January 4, 2016

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., JANUARY 4, 2016 -- The MacDowell Colony named sixty-eight artists who have been…
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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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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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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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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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Tree Harvest at MacDowell Colony to Revitalize Depleted Woodland

February 21, 2014

Winter tree harvest necessitates temporary closure of four studios and will improve health of forest. …
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The MacDowell Colony Receives NEA Art Works Grant to Support First-Time Residencies for Artists

January 14, 2014

Grant is one of 895 awarded by National Endowment for the Arts Art Works nationwide. …
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Library for The 21st Century at The MacDowell Colony Nears Completion

March 20, 2013

Peterborough, NH – Come August, Medal Day visitors will find a new kind of library at…
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Renowned Photographer Nan Goldin to Receive 2012 Edward Macdowell Medal

June 1, 2012

Goldin will be on hand to accept the award at The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough…
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Heinz Endowments Opening a World of Possibilities for Pittsburgh Artists at Macdowell Colony

April 3, 2012

Fellowships support artist residencies of up to two months for two Pittsburgh-area artists. Peterborough, NH …
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The MacDowell Colony Awarded $1 Million Grant From The Kresge Foundation

June 29, 2011

Funds to go toward enhancing and maintaining MacDowell’s facilities Peterborough, NH -- June 29, 2011 …
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