One classroom visit
Many artists-in-residence volunteer to present current work to community members in a relaxed and informal setting. MacDowell's outreach programs mirror the “open studios" held at the Colony. Through MacDowell in the Schools, your support provides students with opportunities to meet talented artists and explore their evolving ideas about the process and creation of new art that happens daily at MacDowell. “We’ve been delighted to have...
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...