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The MacDowell Colony took part in the 30th annual Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. on March 20-21. The event, hosted by Americans for the Arts, brought together arts educators and arts organizations from across the United States for a day of seminars and offered an opportunity for state delegations…
in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by
its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also
designed the Colony’s Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio,
solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping
views of Pack Monadnock to the east.
small building was originally entered on the…
to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the
half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow
and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was
primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an
early Colony Hall renovation.
studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough
renovation in 1993 and…
Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John W. Alexander and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John W. Alexander is highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served on…
MacDowell and friends named this studio in memory of Anna Baetz, the
nurse who helped care for Edward MacDowell in the waning years of his
generous support from the Garland family, the studio was renovated in
2013 and renamed the Peter and Mary Garland Studio. The inward
opening diamond-pane windows were replaced in…
built near Union Street, the Barnard Studio — which was funded by
Barnard College music students — was re-located to its current site
in 1910. When the small structure was moved to its current location,
its size was doubled with the addition of a second room. This
remodeling, financed by Mrs. Thomas E. Emery…
the winter of 1998, motivated by his passion for reading, Stanford
Calderwood donated funds for a new writers’ studio. Burr-McCallum
Architects of Williamstown, MA, provided the award-winning design in
1999; and the construction of the handsome studio was completed in
time for the first artist to arrive early in 2000.
a series of double-hung casement…
Studio was funded by Mrs. Alice Woodrough Chapman in memory of her
husband, composer George Alexander Chapman.
massed, the building is stuccoed on the exterior with a natural,
unpainted cement. Its unusual half-timbered ornament consists of
slender, knotty spruce poles painted a dark green color. A central,
peak-roofed entrance porch appears on the north side…