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MacDowell and 92Y Announce Second Virtual Salon Exploring Identity and Artistic Visio Photo MacDowell and 92Y Announce Second Virtual Salon Exploring Identity and Artistic Vision
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021

Historian, author, visual artist, and MacDowell Board Chair Nell Painter will lead the second in a series of free virtual discussions about the arts and creativity on Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. ET with memoirist and theatre artist P. Carl and novelists Michael Chabon and Chang-rae Lee. 

Brooklyn Public Library to Stream NIGHT OF IDEAS With Patti Smith, Ai Weiwei, Astra T Photo Brooklyn Public Library to Stream NIGHT OF IDEAS With Patti Smith, Ai Weiwei, Astra Taylor and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021

The 2021 edition of Night of Ideas, previously titled A Night of Philosophy and Ideas, will bring together artists, writers, critics, historians, and philosophers from across Brooklyn and around the world for a six-hour exploration of today’s most pressing ideas, coordinated worldwide by the Institut Français.

Whoopi Goldberg, Judith Light, Kelly Ripa and More Announced for 92Y's Upcoming Progr Photo Whoopi Goldberg, Judith Light, Kelly Ripa and More Announced for 92Y's Upcoming Programming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2020

Luminaries from the worlds of dance, TV and theater have been added to 92Y's free December online talks! Whoopi Goldberg, Judith Light, Kelly Ripa and more are set to be featured.

Andrea Martin Will Participate in 92nd Street Y & MacDowell Conversation Photo Andrea Martin Will Participate in 92nd Street Y & MacDowell Conversation
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2020

Historian, author, visual artist, and MacDowell Board Chair Nell Painter will lead a discussion on Wednesday, December 16, at 6 p.m.

First Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award To Be Presented To Ava DuVernay For ARRAY  Photo First Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award To Be Presented To Ava DuVernay For ARRAY At MacDowell Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2020

Filmmaker and founder of ARRAY, AvaDuVernay will accept the inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award during MacDowell's Virtual National Benefit on October 19, 2020. MacDowell Fellow and Madame Chairman of the Board Nell Painter will host a free evening that features presentations from MacDowell Fellows in theater, poetry, film, and music.

MacDowell Drops 'Colony' From its Name to Remove the 'Sense of Exclusion and Hierarch Photo MacDowell Drops 'Colony' From its Name to Remove the 'Sense of Exclusion and Hierarchy'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

The MacDowell Board of Directors voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt an official name change from The MacDowell Colony to, simply, MacDowell.

Roanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal Photo Roanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2020

Composer and performer Rosanne Cash will receive the prestigious Edward MacDowell Medal, but the public celebration a?" with the Medalist in attendance a?" will have to wait a year.

Author Nell Painter Appointed Chair Of MacDowell Colony Photo Author Nell Painter Appointed Chair Of MacDowell Colony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Nell Painter, the author of The New York Times bestseller The History of White People and the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Old In Art School, is The MacDowell Colony's new chairman of the board. She takes over from novelist and screenwriter Michael Chabon, who has held the post of chairman at one the nation's leading contemporary arts organizations since December of 2010. The board unanimously appointed Painter at a meeting earlier this month.

Carol Burnett To Join The 'Art Of Memoir' Evening Salon Photo Carol Burnett To Join The 'Art Of Memoir' Evening Salon
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Television icon and author Carol Burnett will appear at MacDowell NYC on Thursday evening, October 24, 2019, where she will be joined by acclaimed memoirists and MacDowell Fellows Amanda Stern and Nell Painter. The three authors will read from their published memoirs and discuss the unique challenges of the popular non-fiction form. MacDowell, one of the nation's leading contemporary arts organizations, recently opened a new audience engagement space on West 23rd Street.

The Kitchen Presents ON WHITENESS In Collaboration With The Racial Imaginary Institut Photo The Kitchen Presents ON WHITENESS In Collaboration With The Racial Imaginary Institute
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

The Kitchen presents a collaboration with The Racial Imaginary Institute (TRII) that expands upon the Institute's first year of research on Whiteness, what Claudia Rankine has described as  "a source of unquestioned power [that], as a 'bloc,' feels itself to be endangered even as it retains its hold on power."

Photo Flash: Lynn Nottage and More Inducted Into NYFA Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) inducted four arts luminaries into its Hall of Fame during its annual benefit on April 4 at 583 Park Avenue. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!

NJPAC Presents WOMEN IN THE WORLD: A VISUAL PERSPECTIVE, 3/1-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Association with Women in Media Newark Presents an Innovative Art Exhibit "Women in the World: A Visual Perspective" Curated by renowned New Jersey artists Gladys Barker Grauer and Adrienne Wheeler.

NJPAC Presents WOMEN IN THE WORLD: A VISUAL PERSPECTIVE, 3/1-31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Association with Women in Media Newark Presents an Innovative Art Exhibit "Women in the World: A Visual Perspective" Curated by renowned New Jersey artists Gladys Barker Grauer and Adrienne Wheeler.