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NEA Grant Supports 10 MacDowell Artists from Diverse Backgrounds

March 13, 2017

When composer Travis Alford came to The MacDowell Colony for the first time last year…
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Jessica Stern Brings a Deep Understanding of Violence to Her Next Investigative Project

February 2, 2017

Jessica Stern, a national expert in terrorism, trauma, and post-traumatic stress, who has written books…
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MacDowell Fellowships Awarded to 74 Artists In Multiple Disciplines

January 11, 2017

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., JANUARY 11, 2017 -- The MacDowell Colony has awarded fellowships to 74 artists…
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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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Finbarr O'Reilly Comes To the Art of Longform as Both Writer and Photojournalist

November 17, 2016

Photojournalist Finbarr O’Reilly was in residence at MacDowell this fall finishing the book Shooting Ghosts…
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New Funding: Middle Eastern Artists, Artists with Children, and Oregon Visual Artists

November 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Nov. 16, 2016 -- The MacDowell Colony is proud to announce…
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Shane Bauer Reflects on Long-Form Journalism and Having Time to Dig Deep

September 17, 2016

Journalist Shane Bauer came to The MacDowell Colony this summer to transform his recent blockbuster…
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Michael Chabon Reflects On This Hard American Dream

August 23, 2016

Transcript: Medal Day welcome address at The MacDowell Colony on August 14, 2016. Watch the speech here. As…
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Peter Sellars Talks About the Triumph of Fine-Ness

August 20, 2016

Transcript: Introduction of Toni Morrison at The MacDowell Colony on Medal Day 2016 as a…
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Toni Morrison Describes How She Began to Be a Writer

August 15, 2016

Transcript: The 57th Edward MacDowell Medalist explains the genesis of The Bluest Eye on August…
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Director Peter Sellars to Introduce Toni Morrison to Medal Day Crowd August 14

July 24, 2016

Public invited to tour open studios at free event honoring Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning…
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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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Journalism Initiative Support Makes Finding the Long Arcs Possible

June 19, 2016

Deep reporting in writer's project about U.S.-Canada border is one of 15 fellowships assisted by…
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Lincoln Financial and MacDowell Team Up to Engage Students With the Arts

June 9, 2016

Grant seeks to get more students involved in Medal Day honoring novelist Toni Morrison PETERBOROUGH…
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MacDowell Awards Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship to Cathleen Bailey

April 26, 2016

NEW YORK, April 26, 2016 – Writer Cathleen Richardson Bailey has been named the first recipient…
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