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Marian MacDowell

Marian MacDowell

American musician
Marian MacDowell was an American pianist and philanthropist. In 1907, she and her husband Edward MacDowell founded the MacDowell Colony for artists in Peterborough, New Hampshire.Wikipedia
BornNovember 22, 1858
HometownNew York City, New York (state), United States
SpouseEdward MacDowell
ParentsCornelia Leonard Nevins
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MacDowell artist retreat org taps Chiwoniso Kaitano to lead

  • MacDowell, one of the oldest artist residency programs in the U.S., has tapped Chiwoniso Kaitano as its new executive director, the organization announced Friday. Kaitano joins MacDowell with a mandate to “intensify outreach to traditionally underrepresented artistic voices,” among other charges, a release said. Kaitano is the former executive director of Girl Be Heard, a nongovernmental organization that uses theater and the performing arts to advocate for social change.
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