The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is a year-round organization that culminates in an extravaganza of performing arts, lectures, and conversations that takes over theaters and open spaces in New Haven, Connecticut each June.

"More Than Summer" Membership

The Festival is launching our 2017 Membership renewals early! You can renew your Membership online. NEW benefits for 2017 promise to enhance your experience and make the Festival better than ever: our all new Member Box Office Hotline, savings on Festival merchandise, AND special “Bring a Friend” offers.

Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie to depart Festival in Spring

Gordon Geballe, Board Chair of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, today announced that Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie, who has served in that post since 2005, will depart the...

Majora Carter will receive the 7th Annual Visionary Leadership Award

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas will present its 7th Annual Visionary Leadership Award to Majora Carter, noted revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody...

Arts & Ideas Shares NEA Grant Spotlight with CT Arts Organizations

Connecticut Secures Federal Grants for 15 Arts Nonprofit Throughout State

We're Getting Hungry for Restaurant Week

Check out these Festival Staff Picks ahead of the festivities Oct 30 - Nov 4.

LA RONDE Review: "the immensity of imagination"

Lucy Gellman of the New Haven Independent ventures through LA RONDE at the New Haven Armory.


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