Craig McDonald is the Director of the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio and the Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations. After earning his BA in Psychology and Public relations from Western Michigan University, he returned to his home town to assist the Dow family in transitioning the Home and Studio, a National Historic Landmark, into a public entity that offers a wide range of educational programming, public tours and research opportunities. Under his direction in 2000, the Home and Studio was awarded recognition for their “preservation and care of collections” from Heritage Preservation and the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Mr. McDonald founded Mid-Century Modern Midland, an organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Midland, Michigan’s Mid-Twentieth Century Modern Architectural heritage. In the spring of 2019, Mid-Century Modern Midland received a Modernism in America Award from Docomomo US.