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Eleanor Roosevelt

When October 5, 1996 at 12:00 AM
What Permanent Installation
Who Penelope Jencks
Where Riverside Park
72nd St. and Riverside Drive, New York, NY

The MacDowell Colony Awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Washington, D.C. — Sept. 20, 1997 — An artists’ colony which has nurtured the creativity of some of the United States’ best-known writers, composers, painters, and sculptors has been honored with the country’s highest award for the arts. President Clinton will present the MacDowell Colony with…
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Edward MacDowell Inducted Into Classical Music Hall Of Fame

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Peterborough, NH — April 28, 2000 -- The MacDowell Colony is proud to announce that Edward MacDowell has been included among the American Classical Music Hall of Fame's ten inductees for the year 2000. The announcement was made by the Hall of Fame on February 14…
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In Memory of My Father, Nai-Ling Cheng

When January 30, 2004 at 12:00 AM
What Permanent Installation
Where Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Blvd., Seattle, WA

The MacDowell Colony Turns 100

Yearlong centennial celebration highlights importance of artistic creation to society. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Peterborough, NH — November, 2006 -- The MacDowell Colony, the nation’s first and leading artist residency program, turns 100 in 2007. MacDowell marks its Centennial with a yearlong, nationwide celebration of creativity in honor of the more…
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The Library Of Congress Celebrates Centennial of The MacDowell Colony with Special Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Peterborough, NH – February, 2007 – Highlighting works from noted MacDowell Fellows, as well as featuring archival material from The MacDowell Colony’s storied past, the Library of Congress presents A Century of Creativity: The MacDowell Colony 1907–2007, from February 22nd through August 18, 2007. The exhibition, which is drawn…
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MacDowell Prevails In Legal Case

New Hampshire Supreme Court Confirms MacDowell a Charity. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — PETERBOROUGH, NH — MARCH 14, 2008 – Today the New Hampshire Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a Superior Court ruling and issued an unequivocal opinion declaring that The MacDowell Colony, by promoting the arts, is a charitable institution. The Supreme…
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The MacDowell Colony Announces New Support for Women Writers

Endowed gift from The Rona Jaffe Foundation establishes new Fellowship. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — PETERBOROUGH, NH — June 15, 2008 -- The MacDowell Colony and The Rona Jaffe Foundation are pleased to announce a new Fellowship to support emergent women riters. The Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship will be awarded annually to…
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The MacDowell Colony Announces New Support for Filmmakers

Grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences supports residencies. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 15, 2009 – The MacDowell Colony is pleased to announce new filmmaker support from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A $10,000 grant from the Academy Foundation will help provide residencies for 25 filmmakers…
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