Fellows Enroll at Gateway College as new Festival Partnership Launches

Our annual Fellowship Program for high school students now offers college credits.

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Fellows Enroll at Gateway College as new Festival Partnership Launches

Our annual Fellowship Program for high school students now offers college credits.

Majora Carter, Visionary Leadership Award Honoree

This year's VLA award was presented January 25th to revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster Majora Carter.

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.

Press Release: 2016 Economic Impact Survey Results

Arts & Ideas Audiences Boost City and State Economy, Impact Jumps 23%

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced the results of a highly successful Festival 21,...

A Summer wrap-up: Festival Life meets Anti-Internationalism

Profoundly symbolic in every way, this banner represented what all of us working in the world of festivals strive for every day: to create a pathway through the arts and humanities that brings the...

Celebrating Our City, All Year!

In our down time, Festival staff get to enjoy tons of amazing things going on in our community. Each week, our Louise Endel Community Engagement Manager Sarah Sherban, will be sharing a few things...

Make the Festival Happen!

It is our privilege to bring a world of arts and ideas together for you each summer. A Festival like this, with 200+ events over 15 days takes years of planning - from the big picture to the small...

Personal answers to big questions create interactive public art

"I didn’t have to tell people I was the creator of the structures for them to turn to me and say something along the lines of, 'I’ve never really thought about this. This is a good question. It’s...

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