Insider Perks

You bring Great Art and Big Ideas to the Festival. Insiders provide our most critical support; in return you have access to discounts and special events that take you behind-the-scenes for unforgettable experiences.

Ticket Discounts

Save on Festival tickets while enjoying special access to the insider pre-sales and special offers to Festival performances. Increasing your level of participation guarantees deeper access to insider-only discounts.

Hospitality Lounge

Enjoy a Headline Concert from the comfort and convenience of our Hospitality Lounge on the New Haven Green, with beer, wine, and snacks included. Each Lounge pass is good for one of the 5 headline concerts.

Insider-Only Events

Receive invitations to Meet-the-Artist events and other special gatherings leading up to and during the Festival.

Insider-Only Discounts

Take advantage of special offers and discounts listed in your member's guide of Festival partners, downtown businesses, and restaurants.

Ampersand Network

Ampersand Network

Join our new Ampersand Network to mix, mingle, and get to know other young professionals and entrepreneurs interested in unique arts and culture experiences.

Ampersand Membership (under 40): $55 individual or $100 dual

  • $25 tickets to Festival productions (one per individual / two per dual)
  • Ampersand-only pricing for Festival special events
  • Invites to Ampersand Network and Festival Meet-the-Artist events
  • Discounts at partner organizations and New Haven area restaurants and shops

Emerging Amp membership (under 30): FREE

  • One $25 ticket to each Festival production
  • Invites to Ampersand Network events
  • Discounts at partner organizations and New Haven area restaurants and shops
Individual Membership

Individual Membership

$75

  • 1 Member Priced Ticket per performance
  • 1 Hospitality Lounge Pass for one of the five Headline Concerts
  • Invitation to Member-Only Events & special discounts at restaurants and shops
Dual Membership

Dual Membership

$125

  • 2 Member Priced Tickets per performance
  • 2 Hospitality Lounge Passes for one of the five Headline Concerts
  • Invitation to Member-Only Events & special discounts at restaurants and shops
Supporting Circle

Supporting Circle

$250-499

  • 4 Insider-Priced Tickets per performance
  • 4 Hospitality Lounge Passes redeemable for any combination of the five Headline Concerts
  • Invitation to the Insider-Only Tour during the Festival
  • Invitations to Insider-Only Artist events & special discounts at restaurants and shops
Family Circle

Family Circle

$500-999

  • Unlimited Member Priced Tickets per performance
  • 8 Hospitality Lounge Passes redeemable for any combination of the five Headline Concerts
  • Concierge Services, which includes staff assistance with Festival planning, during the Insider Pre-Sale Period (March 29-April 18)
  • Invitation to the Insider-Only Tour during the Festival
  • Invitation to Insider-Only Events & special discounts at restaurants and shops
Premiere Circle

Premiere Circle

$1,000-2,499

  • Unlimited Member Priced Tickets per performance
  • 10 Hospitality Lounge Passes redeemable for any combination of the five Headline Concerts
  • Concierge Services, which includes staff assistance with Festival planning, through May 15
  • Invitation to the Insider-Only Tour during the Festival
  • Invitation to a special Premiere Circle event during the Festival
  • Invitation to Insider-Only Events & special discounts at restaurants and shops

Make an Impact

Founders Society $2,500 +

Become one of our most generous patrons who share our passion for the extraordinary, and invest at the highest level to ensure that the Festival can continue to bring the world’s most prominent artists, thinkers, and experiences to New Haven each year. Your participation enhances your Festival experience through unique benefits and special behind-the-scenes events and access, giving you the ultimate up-close look at how the Festival is created each year.

Be a part of the group of leaders who play a major role in the success of the Festival. Contact Patrick J Dunn in our Development office at (203) 498-3704 or pdunn@artidea.org about your Founders Society participation.


Pay it Forward

Support the Festival's work with a gift of any amount. We welcome outstanding artists and speakers from all over the world because we have outstanding supporters. You inspire us to take chances on smart, fun, adventurous programs and you remind us that our most important experiences are the ones we can share together.