Support An Artist
The gift of time
Your gift to help provide financial aid stipends to artists makes it possible for them to accept Fellowships to work at MacDowell. Stipends are especially critical for many emerging artists and those who find it impossible to support themselves solely through the creation of art. By eliminating financial barriers to accepting a Fellowship, you will be helping to provide the opportunity of a residency to...
Maintain A Space
Your gift will support the places where great works of art are being created by some of today’s most talented artists. An important aspect of the “MacDowell experience" resides in the Colony’s 32 separate studio buildings, spread across 450 woodland acres. MacDowell’s facilities are regarded as among the best in the field; its studios are designed for artists of specific disciplines, each of which has...
Lunch for an artist
Your gift will provide an artist with a peaceful day to work undisturbed with the gift of a nourishing lunch basket left on the studio porch. The MacDowell Colony exists to nurture the creative process. Away from the demands of everyday life in a quite, natural setting, artists can focus on their work. Your gift of an artist’s lunch basket supports a time-honored tradition at...
Share the Arts
Arts for five students
This gift will provide 5 underserved students with 1 hour of much-needed arts and leadership instruction. Sing for Hope's arts education approach centers on the concept of arts activism, or art as a means to better our world. Students use basic instruction in music, dance, drama, and the visual arts to address a cause of concern in their community. Each Sing for Hope residency culminates...
Fund new commissions
Enjoy first hand experience of the artistic process – conversation, studio visits, and rehearsals – with Performa Commissioned artists, as they work to realize their visions for an extraordinary new art of the 21st Century. Be directly involved with one of the most dynamic arts organizations working in New York and internationally that is changing the way we view and understand contemporary art. Experience master...
Empower an Artist
Month of Legal Service
Your gift will provide 1 month of access to the Legal Empowerment Network. The Legal Empowerment Network educates artists in impoverished communities on their intellectual property rights. Through an online platform, lawyers work pro-bono to give advice and help artists to mediate their legal agreements. Many people who are born in to slums are without birth certificates or identification. This prevents them from accessing the...
Computer for one week
Ready access to a laptop computer for writing, for working with photographs, video and music, for access to the Internet and email all multiply the breadth and impact of a Fellow's month-long stay in the U.S. At the conclusion of their residencies, the 15 Fellows gather at CEC to share the record of their work, and to talk about the experience of working in a...
One museum admission
Visual artists, curators and critics from Central Europe, Russia and Central Asia visit New York, but there's never enough time to see everything, whether they stay here for a week or 4 weeks. For many, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, the realization of a dream, and a gift they will cherish forever. Your gift will provide museum admission for a visiting artist....
Build Art Libraries
Books and magazines
Books, magazines, CD's and DVD's are precious gifts for visual artists, arts schools and organizations in Central Asia. When we send American specialists to the region, we supply them with as many as they can carry. Your support for this gift will reach hundreds of students, teachers, curators, and aspiring artists.
Support an Artist
Your gift of $15 helps purchase a variety of art supplies. This program enables our Club Members to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts, and creative writing.
Sponsor An Event
Child art exhibition
The organization of exhibition has always been one of the best ways to raise awareness and funds in a city helps us promote our goal of encouraging cross cultural exchanges and understanding. Your donation of 1000 USD will cover the cost of a venue, framing and printing of all the artwork, as well as the marketing material required to promote the event and invite participants....
Sponsor A Country
Inspire our children
The goal is for each child to be able to take photographs and present their country creatively through drawings and poetries. The AiA instructors also conduct interactive artistic activities with the children, presenting to them the lives of children in other countries through photos and other creative material in order to awaken awareness to other cultures worldwide. Afterwards they conduct a training of local teachers...