We Bet You Didn’t Know This Small Town In New Hampshire Was Home To The Oldest Artists’ Retreat In America

The town of Peterborough, New Hampshire is well-known for being a prosperous mill town in the 19th century. It’s also home to one of the first public libraries in the nation. But Peterborough is also where some of the most famous artists in history have worked.

To learn more about MacDowell and to apply for a Fellowship, visit their website. The public is welcome to visit with artists with advance notice. The Peterborough Town Library also houses a permanent collection of works by MacDowell Fellows.

Address: MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 03458, USA

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