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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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Legendary Playwright Edward Albee to Receive 2011 Edward MacDowell Medal

April 12, 2011

Albee will be on hand to accept the award at The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough…
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Filmmaker Natalia Almada Receives Fledgling Fund Fellowship

February 7, 2011

Fellowship is the first designated exclusively to support documentary filmmakers at MacDowell. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE …
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Author Michael Chabon Elected Chairman of The MacDowell Colony Board of Directors

December 6, 2010

Robert MacNeil retires from the board after serving as chairman since 1993. Peterborough, NH – Dec…
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The MacDowell Colony Announces $13 Million Capital Campaign

August 19, 2010

Campaign for the Second Century to realize a new library center and unprecedented funding for…
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The MacDowell Colony Announces Fledgling Fund Fellowship for Documentary Filmmakers

July 14, 2010

Grant to provide a residency for filmmakers working on socially engaged film projects. FOR IMMEDIATE…
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ASCAP Foundation Supports Fellowship for Composers at The MacDowell Colony

May 14, 2010

Yotam Haber named first recipient of The ASCAP Foundation Composer Fellowship. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE …
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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. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 15, 2010 – The MacDowell Colony…
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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…
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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. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…
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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. …
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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. FOR…
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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…
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The MacDowell Colony Announces New Support for Filmmakers

January 15, 2009

Grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences supports residencies. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…
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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. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — PETERBOROUGH…
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