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Composer/Performer Rosanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal, Celebration Postponed to August 2021

May 18, 2020

MacDowell plans virtual salons and concerts over next few months to highlight more than a…
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Why MacDowell NOW?

April 2, 2020

Letter from the Director: In COVID Times In our first 2020 MacDowell Newsletter, published in January…
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Why MacDowell NOW? Whitman, Melville, the Virus

April 2, 2020

Whitman, Melville, the Virus Decades ago, someone said in a literature seminar I attended that while…
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MacDowell: We Are Here -- COVID-19 Resources

March 19, 2020

Hey, MacDowell Fellows: Interested in virtual gatherings with other Fellows from your time at MacDowell?…
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"Tonal Conversations" Collaboration Sparked at MacDowell is Just the Beginning

March 4, 2020

While in residence at The MacDowell Colony in the winter of 2017, artists Anne Beal…
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MacDowell - Urban Word Present Evening of Afro-Latinx Poetry

February 11, 2020

This Afro-Latinx Poetry Salon pairs literary figures with teen poets as part of yearlong series…
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Best-selling Author and Visual Artist Nell Painter Appointed Chair of MacDowell Colony Board of Directors

January 22, 2020

The award-winning author takes over for novelist Michael Chabon. Nell Painter, the author of The New…
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Why MacDowell NOW?

January 15, 2020

At MacDowell with James Baldwin, to Stop and Do Nothing In Order to Start Anew I…
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MacDowell Awards Winter-Spring Fellowships to 87 Artists

January 14, 2020

Seven international artists join Americans from across the country The MacDowell Colony has awarded Fellowships…
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Laurie Anderson, Margaret Atwood to Join Author Michael Chabon at MacDowell Chairman’s Evening

November 5, 2019

The MacDowell Colony’s Chairman’s Evening on Monday, December 9, promises provocations on art and culture…
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79 Artists Awarded Fall MacDowell Fellowships

October 8, 2019

The MacDowell Colony has awarded fellowships to 79 artists from 19 states and six countries…
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Carol Burnett to Join The “Art of Memoir” Evening Salon With Authors Nell Painter and Amanda Stern at MacDowell NYC

September 10, 2019

Television icon and author Carol Burnett will appear at MacDowell NYC on Thursday evening, October…
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Charles Gaines Accepts the 60th Edward MacDowell Medal

September 3, 2019

Transcript: Conceptual visual artist Charles Gaines addressing the crowd on Medal Day, Sunday, August 11…
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Thelma Golden Introduces 60th Edward MacDowell Medalist Charles Gaines

September 3, 2019

Transcript: Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem Thelma Golden provides context…
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Michael Chabon on the Power of Art in Troubling Times

September 3, 2019

Transcript: Chairman of the Board welcomes the Medal Day 2019 crowd to celebration of 60th Edward…
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