Ideas Events Announced; Member Discount on "Ideas Insider Pass"

The Festival has announced the free Ideas events for the 2010 Festival, which include eclectic and inspiring lectures, panel discussions and dialogues with Lucinda Childs, Philip Glass, Bill T. Jones, Elizabeth Alexander, Jock Reynolds, Philippe de Montebello, Richard Feigen, Elizabeth Kolbert, Paul Goldberger, Marvin Chun, Carol Coletta, Ethan Seltzer, Ben Berkowitz, Matthew Bogdanos, Helen Ibbitson Jessup, Joseph Roach, Charles W. Hoge, Steven Southwick, and Catherine Roach.

Click on the links below for more information about each event:

Sol LeWitt: Transforming Art with Conceptual IdeasSaturday, June 12, 2010 at 3pm
Collaboration & Invention: A Conversation with Lucinda Childs & Philip Glass Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 3pm

African-American Culture in the Obama EraTuesday, June 15, 2010 at 5:30pm
Rebuilding Culture in Iraq & Cambodia: From Crisis to RecoveryWednesday, June 16, 2010 at 5:30pm

The Changing Roles of Private Collections & Public Museums Thursday, June 17, 2010 at 5:30pm

Environmentally Speaking with Elizabeth Kolbert Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 3pm

Livability, Localism & Urban Utopias: What Does It Mean & What Does It Take?Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 3pm

Return from the War Zone: Reintegrating Soldiers, Sharing ExperiencesTuesday, June 22, 2010 at 5:30pm

Memory Games: Visual Experience & The Unwritten History of 19th Century ArtWednesday, June 23, 2010 at 5:30pm

Paul Goldberger: Why Architecture MattersThursday, June 24, 2010 at 5:30pm
Marvin Chun: Visual Illusions - What You See Is Not What You GetSaturday, June 26, 2010 at 3pm

New this year: discounted $25 "Ideas Insider Pass" currently on sale to Members! All Ideas events at the Festival are free, but if you become a Member of the Festival today, you can save on an "Ideas Insider Pass", which guarantees your seat up to 15 minutes before the scheduled start time of any Ideas event. Join the Festival at the $125 level to receive a variety of great benefits, including the chance to purchase tickets to all Festival events before they go on sale to the general public next Tuesday April 6.

Becoming a Member is easy! Click here to purchase a 2010 Festival Membership online. You can also purchase a Membership by calling the Festival office at 203-498-3758 or 888-ART-IDEA. Members can take advantage of ticket discounts, as well as enjoy ticket exchange privileges, through Monday April 5.

Festival Members can purchase a discounted $25 "Ideas Insider Pass" online with their Member password, in person at the Shubert Theater Box Office (247 College Street, New Haven), and by phone at 203-562-5666 or 888-736-2663.