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A 2019 Medal Day Reflection

July 24, 2019

As a long-time patron of The MacDowell Colony, I am proud of the roster of…
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Studio Museum Director Thelma Golden to Introduce Charles Gaines to Medal Day Crowd August 11

June 5, 2019

Public invited to tour open studios at free event honoring renowned pivotal conceptual artist. …
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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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Michael Chabon to Host Conversation with Photographer Carrie Mae Weems and Playwright Tony Kushner

November 11, 2018

Sixth Annual Chairman’s Evening on December 4 Promises Wide-Ranging Discussion of the Intersections of Creativity, Culture…
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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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Art Spiegelman Accepts the 59th Edward MacDowell Medal

August 20, 2018

Transcript: Co-Mix artist Art Spiegelman offers an off-the-cuff acceptance on Medal Day, August 12, 2018 Watch…
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Michael Chabon Celebrates the Territorial Claim of Comic Art for MacDowell

August 20, 2018

Transcript: Chairman of the Board welcomes the Medal Day 2018 crowd to celebration of Art…
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Presentation Speaker Hillary Chute Examines Spiegelman’s Contributions to Culture

August 20, 2018

Transcript: Literary scholar introduces 59th MacDowell Medalist to the Medal Day crowd on August 12…
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Executive Director Cheryl Young Will Retire After 22 Years at Helm

August 13, 2018

Young’s total 30 years at MacDowell is highlighted by growth in support, Fellows served, and…
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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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Literary Scholar Hillary Chute to Introduce MacDowell Medalist Art Spiegelman

July 16, 2018

Medal Day Free Public Ceremony on Sunday, August 12, 2018 WHAT: Literary scholar and comic expert…
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Cartoonist and Graphic Novelist Art Spiegelman to Receive the 2018 Edward MacDowell Medal

May 21, 2018

Pulitzer-winning author of Maus will be honored with the first-ever Edward MacDowell Medal given in…
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Images of The National Benefit in NYC 2018

May 12, 2018

Tap or swipe to see more photos A star-studded group of artists performed and read…
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MacDowell to Receive $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 – Peterborough, N.H. –The National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has…
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Patti Smith, Salman Rushdie & Michael Chabon Riff on Art & Inspiration 5th Annual Chairman’s Evening

November 14, 2017

NOVEMBER 14, 2017 -- NEW YORK: The MacDowell Colony the nation’s first artist residency program…
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