Attend Medal Day

Join us for this annual New Hampshire tradition as we present the Edward MacDowell Medal for Comic Art to Pulitzer Prize-Winning graphic novel pioneer Art Spiegelman. Read the full press release.

Medal Day

Each August art lovers from around the region and around the country converge on the lush Colony grounds to celebrate the achievements of a leading voice in American culture. This event is free and open to the public and includes a picnic and open studios with artists-in-residence.

 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

100 High Street, Peterborough, NH

12:15 Medal Ceremony
1:15 Picnic on the grounds
2-5 p.m. Open Studios

Rain or Shine

Click here to sponsor Medal Day or to purchase picnic baskets.
Basket sales close August 5, 2018.

To learn more about this event or to become a sponsor,
please contact Dean Klingler at events@macdowellcolony.org or 212.535.9690.

Medal Day 2017 Ceremony
Medal Day 2017 Ceremony
Medal Day 2017 Ceremony
Medal Day 2017 Ceremony
Medal Day 2017 Ceremony
Medal Day 2017 Ceremony
Medal Day 2017 Ceremony
Medal Day 2017 Picnicers
Medal Day 2017 Picnicers
Medal Day 2017 Picnicers
Medal Day 2017 Picnicers
Medal Day 2017 Picnicers
Medal Day 2017 Picnicers
Medal Day 2017 Picnicers
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 Studio Tours
Medal Day 2017 VIPs
Medal Day 2017 VIPs

History of Medal Day

The Edward MacDowell Medal in the Arts is a national award presented each summer to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the national culture. The award rotates among the disciplines practiced at MacDowell. Following the ceremony, visitors enjoy a picnic lunch and tour open studios. Both the award ceremony and the open studios are free, and open to the public.

Discover the History of Medal Day