Latest News & Press Releases
Type: Press Releases
ASCAP Foundation Supports Fellowship for Composers at The MacDowell Colony
May 14, 2010
Yotam Haber named first recipient of The ASCAP Foundation Composer Fellowship.
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Chairman Robert MacNeil and President Carter Wiseman to Retire from MacDowell Leadership
April 15, 2010
Susan Davenport Austin named as president-elect.
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Legendary Jazz Composer Sonny Rollins Named 2010 Edward MacDowell Medalist
March 10, 2010
The award will be presented to Rollins in a public ceremony at the Colony in…
The NEA Increases Funding for First-Time Residencies at MacDowell
January 1, 2010
The $35,000 grant will support first-time residencies for 10 artists in 2010.
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MacDowell in the Schools Brings Arts Program to ConVal High School Students
November 9, 2009
MacDowell writer Adrian Nicole LeBlanc to lead classroom series on her award-winning book, Random Family.
Writer Eva Talmadge Named First Recipient of The Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship
June 30, 2009
MacDowell and The Rona Jaffe Foundation join together to advance opportunities for women writers.
Renowned Artist Kiki Smith To Receive 50th Edward MacDowell Medal On Sunday, August 9, 2009
May 8, 2009
The Colony grounds and artist studios are open to the public for the daylong festivities…
The MacDowell Colony Announces New Support for Filmmakers
January 15, 2009
Grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences supports residencies.
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The MacDowell Colony Announces New Support for Women Writers
June 15, 2008
Endowed gift from The Rona Jaffe Foundation establishes new Fellowship.
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MacDowell Prevails In Legal Case
March 14, 2008
New Hampshire Supreme Court Confirms MacDowell a Charity.
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The Library Of Congress Celebrates Centennial of The MacDowell Colony with Special Exhibition
February 10, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Peterborough, NH – February, 2007 – Highlighting works from noted MacDowell Fellows, as well…
The MacDowell Colony Turns 100
November 13, 2006
Yearlong centennial celebration highlights importance of artistic creation to society.
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Edward MacDowell Inducted Into Classical Music Hall Of Fame
April 28, 2000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Peterborough, NH — April 28, 2000 -- The MacDowell Colony is…
The MacDowell Colony Awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton
September 29, 1997
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Washington, D.C. — Sept. 20, 1997 — An artists’ colony which…