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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...

One Paper, Many Moments - Alex Ripp, Ideas Program Manager

Every time I look at the large sheet of paper still hanging on my office wall, different memories spill into my consciousness, but today, these are the ones that surface.

Finding Peace in Movement and Adventures in Stillness: An Interview with Pico Iyer

As previously mentioned on this blog, I am a podcast junkie. While scrolling through the past episodes of one of my favorite shows, Krista Tippett’s On Being, I came across an interview with Pico...

"Girls: Who Run the World" Not all women believe in the same path to gender equality.

Hillary Clinton seems poised to accept the nomination of the Democratic party, but it isn’t as clear as it may seem what this, and her potential presidency, means for feminism in the U.S.

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George Clinton on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Funk Buzz

Since announcing Festival 21 a couple of weeks ago it has been so much fun for me to walk around New Haven, show up at events, or grab a cup of coffee and hear to the reactions to everything we...

Re-defining "Home Turf"

Given the heat of presidential primaries, the word “immigration” is in the air these days. It’s attached to candidates’ views on safety, jobs, education, and more. It brings voters together and...

Festival Partner JUNCTURE Co-Presents Yale Symposium April 7-8

This week's symposium at Yale features interdisciplinary discussions with JUNCTURE’s visiting artists, international artists, human rights advocates, and curators. Poet, teacher, and activist...

Festival 21 is Unveiled!

Our 2016 season launched at last night’s kick off party. We’ve come of age. We’re taking our place: in our city, in our state, and on the world stage. Great art meets big ideas addressing pressing...

Explore the greater New Haven area on our Bike Tours!

New Haven is a vibrant cycling community! See the sights, explore bike trails and paths, and discover a piece of local history.

Enjoying Headline Concerts on the Green

The Festival's headline concerts on the New Haven Green—the big shows on Saturday and Sunday evenings (and this year, one on Friday!)—are among the most visible and exciting parts of each year's...

Dino Brunch!

Join the cute baby dinos and teeth-gnashing giants of ERTH’s Dinosaur Petting Zoo for a special "dino-mite" brunch in support of the Festival's family programming. Experience ERTH's amazing...

Sunday Fun-day! Come Play on the Green!

Join us on the green TODAY (June 19) 3-6pm for exciting and interesting activities and performances fit for children and adults of all ages!

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