Chairman's Evening

From left: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Martin Scorsese, and Michael Chabon had a wide-ranging and fascinating conversation during the 2015 evening.
From left: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Martin Scorsese, and Michael Chabon had a wide-ranging and fascinating conversation during the 2015 evening.

Patti Smith, Salman Rushdie and Michael Chabon

On Monday, December 4, 2017 Patti Smith, Salman Rushdie, and Michael Chabon will be in conversation for an extraordinary event. This is an intimate evening with limited seating so RSVP today so you can listen in to the kind of enlightening conversation about creativity that takes place at the Colony every day.

The Chairman’s Evening is a membership program and reception for the Friends of MacDowell, who make a total annual commitment of $2,500 or more per person, or $5,000 for a dual membership. To join the Friends, contact Stacey Bosworth by email or phone at 212-535-9690.

To watch last year’s program with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Lena Dunham, click here.

This exclusive annual member event brings together two iconic artists of our time to engage in the kind of high-octane conversation about creativity that takes place at the Colony every day.

“Whether you can change things or not, that does not relieve you of responsibility. You have to fight.”

– Ta-Nehisi Coates

Watch an excerpt from the 2015 program below.

Lin-Manuel Miranda explains the thread from Last Temptation of Christ to Hamilton at the third annual Chairman's Evening on December 7, 2015.