We are building the Keybank Stage on the New Haven Green!

Doug Harry (Festival Production Manager) and Rebecca Bombero (Director of Parks, Recreation & Trees for New Haven) give a sneak peak of the construction of the Key Bank Stage on the New Haven Green.

Tim Snyder - On Tyranny

Author Tim Snyder is excited to share his new book, "On Tyranny: 20 Lessons from the 20th Century" with the festival audience at his upcoming Ideas event on June 13.

Explore New Haven by bike!

Paul Proulx and Laura Burrone from Elm City Cycling discuss some of the upcoming bike tours around New Haven.

Behind the Scenes with Manual Cinema

Manual Cinema company member, Julia Miller, takes us on a tour behind the scenes of "The End of TV," their newest production which premieres at the Arts & Ideas June 19-22, 2017.

Go behind the scenes at a rehearsal of (Be)longing.

"The process of putting the show together has been emotional and inspiring."

10 DAYS to Festival 2017!

10 DAYS to Festival 2017! It's getting tougher to cover everything we have to tell you in the time we have left, but Chad thinks he can squeeze in our TREX in and around New Haven in just 10 SECONDS...

Festival Countdown: 15 days!

FIFTEEN DAYS until the Festival, and we only have 15 seconds to share ALL of our Ideas Events with you. Get your IDEAS FAST PASS today to be sure you don’t miss a thing!

It's 20 days until the start of Festival 2017!

There are only 20 days until the start of Festival 2017 and Chad Herzog, our Programming Director, is here to tell you all about our signature headline concert series in 20 seconds.

25 days until Festival 2017

25 Days. TWENTY FIVE until new programs start at Festival 2017. Chad's back with an even faster countdown to introduce our ALTAR's Spaces performance series.

It's 30 days until the start of Festival 2017!

30 DAYS. That's right. Thirty Days until Festival 2017 kicks off in New Haven. Our Director of Programming, Chad Herzog is counting us down - in just 30 seconds. Here we go.

June is Festival Month!

Welcome to YOUR Festival

There’s so much to experience. We hope you are empowered through the rhythms of BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, healed through the communal music of (Be)longing, and surprised...

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.