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Conceptual Artist Charles Gaines to Receive the 60th Edward MacDowell Medal

April 7, 2019

2019 Medal will be awarded to visual artist at free public event on August 11. …
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MacDowell Names Library in Honor of James Baldwin to Celebrate His Extraordinary Cultural Legacy

October 24, 2018

Public Ceremony November 4th at Tod Williams Billie Tsien-designed space to honor three-time Fellow who…
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Colony Opens a Gathering Space in New York City, and Launches MacDowell NOW Yearlong Initiative

July 16, 2018

MacDowell NOW Responds to Today’s Tumultuous Times, When Art, Culture, Expression, and Dialogue Are Essential…
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MacDowell Fellow Donates Father’s Thornton Wilder Collection to Colony

November 14, 2017

Composer Joel Harrison (MF 7x 02-14) has donated a box full of limited-edition Thornton Wilder…
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Images of Medal Day 2017

September 6, 2017

Tap or swipe above to see a slideshow of images of Medal Day 2017 About…
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MacDowell Colony to Move into Expanded Chelsea Offices, Elects New President

May 2, 2017

NEW YORK, NY, May 1, 2017 -- The MacDowell Colony, one of the nation’s leading…
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MacDowell and Schelling Studio: 110 Years of Working Artists

March 20, 2017

For the Colony’s first three summers, sculptor Helen Mears and writer Mary Mears each worked…
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Delta Omicron: Deep Energy Retrofit for Next Century

December 9, 2016

More energy efficient and comfortable live-in creative space opened for artists. In July, Delta Omicron…
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Architects of MacDowell Library Will Design Obama Presidential Library

July 11, 2016

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., JULY 11, 2016 -- President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have chosen…
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MacDowell Turns On the Power of the Sun

January 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Jan. 28, 2016 -- A new half-acre array of solar panels…
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Renovations to Shop Studio Will Result in Bright, Weathertight Eastman Studio

March 15, 2015

Refitting and improvements make 100-year-old building most energy efficient on The MacDowell Colony grounds A century-old…
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Chinese TV Crew Films on MacDowell Colony Grounds for Documentary About Eileen Chang

June 9, 2014

Visit part of a research trip for one-hour film scheduled to broadcast in China this…
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Tree Harvest at MacDowell Colony to Revitalize Depleted Woodland

February 21, 2014

Winter tree harvest necessitates temporary closure of four studios and will improve health of forest. …
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Library for The 21st Century at The MacDowell Colony Nears Completion

March 20, 2013

Peterborough, NH – Come August, Medal Day visitors will find a new kind of library at…
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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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