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Art Spiegelman (MacDowell Medal Day)

  • The MacDowell Colony 100 High Street Peterborough, NH, 03458 United States (map)

Celebrate cartoonist and graphic novelist Art Spiegelman’s contribution to the comic arts canon and American culture on August 12th as we honor him with the 59th Edward MacDowell Medal.

• Medal Ceremony 12:15 pm
• Picnic on the grounds 1:15 pm
• Open Studios 2:00 to 5:00 p.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus will be awarded with the first-ever MacDowell Medal given in comic art at a free public event. After the Medal Ceremony, guests can enjoy picnic lunches on Colony grounds by pre-ordering or bringing their own, and then tour MacDowell's 32 studios on the only day of the year they are open to the public.

Cost: Free and open to the public. Picnic baskets go on sale this summer.

Contact: The MacDowell Colony

Earlier Event: August 14
Steve Almond and Jane Lindholm
Later Event: August 15
Meghan Maclean Weir