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New England is filled with old factory buildings and other remnants of our industrial history. This built environment is one of our distinguishing characteristics, but it also provides challenges as...


How do we honor this landmark in a struggle that began before the “first brick was thrown” and still continues? How do we tribute the indignation, outrageousness (fabulousness) and complexity of ALL...

Thanks for Joining Us!

Thank you for being a part of the 24th International Festival of Arts & Ideas! We explored what makes us human through amazing sounds, fantastic places, and moving ideas.

The Festival is for YOU,...

Thank you to our awesome volunteers!

The Festival couldn't happen without all of our amazing volunteers. Thank you for all that you do to make all of this possible!

Tiempo Libre with New Haven Symphony Orchestra

TONIGHT! at 7pm on the New Haven Green. FREE!

Voices from New Haven

The Yale Choral Artists are ready to Make Music tonight with works by living composers known all over the world for their exciting and innovative contributions to new music, and who all share musical...

What is throat singing?

Watch this video to hear Tanya Tagaq explain throat singing. Come see her perform it tonight at 8pm at College Street Music Hall.

Geoff Sobelle's HOME in New Haven

What is the difference between a house and a home? In this video Geoff Sobelle shares some of the inspiration behind this visual spectacle that is is a magical meditation on the meaning of home....

All Songs Considered - Tanya Tagaq

Tune into NPR’s All Songs Considered for a sample of how Tanya Tagaq uses her breath to create rhythm and texture that dance around the cello’s chilling melody. Tanya’s distinctive sounds come to New...

Kronos Quartet TONIGHT!

David Harrington from Kronos Quartet shares a preview of what crowd favorites will be played at the concert tonight.

What's On This Week: June 18-21

The next week of Festival 2019 has so much in store: sensational performances, discussions of art and purpose, plus unforgettable experiences of food, music and workshops. Scroll through some of the...

So Much To Do in Week Two!

It’s the start of week two and there’s so much to do! Grab your bike and sneakers if you want to get your heart rate up while exploring the city. Or just come ready to use your thinking cap and get...