Nov 2017

American Fringe Film Festival

An Arts Arena Production Created by Richard Peña

Location: Cinémathèque Française, 51 rue de Bercy, Paris 12e

An Official Entry of the Festival d’Automne No one knows how many feature films are made in the United States; hundreds are shown only in small, regional festivals, or in local film programs, or receive their sole public exposure through the new “micro-cinemas” currently sprouting up in the US. Often… View More

The Arts Arena in New York:  PLAYING FOR A CIVIL SOCIETY

Live Music | Lives in Music | Music in Civic Life

Location: The Consulate General of France, 934 Fifth Avenue, New York

The Arts Arena presents a three-day series, PLAYING FOR A CIVIL SOCIETY: Live Music | Lives in Music | Music in Civic Life. Events will include a performance by contemporary string quartet ETHEL and a piano recital by Russian prodigy Nikolay Khozyainov. ENSEMBLES November 7 | 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.… View More

Oct 2017

Galerie dorée de la Banque de France

The Arts Arena Yale School of Music Recital

Location: Galerie dorée de la Banque de France, 3 rue de la Vrillière, Paris, 1er

François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Banque de France and Margery Arent Safir, President of The Arts Arena International, invite you to an exceptional concert. The Arts Arena Yale School of Music Recital will be held in the magnificent Galerie dorée of the Banque de France, a spectacular gilded… View More

Sep 2017

Celebration of the Cinémathèque de la Danse

with Founding Director Patrick Bensard

Location: 10 rue des Ursulines, Paris, 5e

The Arts Arena in partnership with Club 7.5 and the Centre National de la Danse presents a two-day Celebration of the Cinémathèque de la Danse, its team, and its mission. The homage will include the screening of a compilation from its world-renowned collection of dance films ranging from Rudolf Nureyev… View More

The Yale Arts Arena Lecture 9: Robert Storr

Philip Guston: Hilarious and Horrifying

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Eminent contemporary art curator, artist, and author, Robert Storr is one of the world’s most influential voices in contemporary art. He was Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, the first American to be named Commissioner of the Venice Biennale, and for ten years the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Dean… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS:  Nature is Back!

Private visit at H Gallery

Location: H Gallery, 90 rue de la Folie-Méricourt, Paris, 11e

A private ArtsArenaPLUS members-only tour and coupe de champagne with the gallery director Hélianthe Bourdeaux-Maurin and artists of the exhibition Nature is Back!, a group show of cutting-edge Latin American artists. For the first time, H Gallery presents a show of Latin American and Spanish artists, curated by Jodie Dinapoli.… View More

Jun 2017

SPACES THAT MOVE PEOPLE

Stations, Museums, Oceans, Homes

Location: New York City, New York

The Arts Arena International presents a four-part mini-series on four consecutive days in New York City, Spaces that Move People: Stations, Museums, Oceans, Homes. June 12, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. STATIONS The Yale Club (directly across from Grand Central Terminal) 50 Vanderbilt Avenue New York 10017 Conversation 1 Vishaan Chakrabarti,… View More

May 2017

United Nations Association Film Festival 10th UNAFF Traveling Film Festival Paris

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Conceived in 1998 at Stanford University by film critic and educator Jasmina Bojic in conjunction with the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) screens documentaries by international filmmakers dealing with topics such as human rights, environmental themes,… View More

Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Jessica Fulford-Dobson is an award-winning London-based portrait photographer whose exhibit Skate Girls of Kabul has become a worldwide phenomenon. Out of over 4,000 submissions, a Skate Girl portrait won 2nd Prize at The National Portrait Gallery’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize and was exhibited at The National Portrait Gallery. London’s… View More

Apr 2017

L'Europe autour de l'Europe Film Festival

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

For the sixth year, the Arts Arena is proud to participate in the European Film Festival L'Europe autour de l'Europe.  Mirroring current European and global reality, this year's theme is "Migrations exist. Death does not exist." The film Last Shelter will be screened after which there will be a discussion… View More

Mar 2017

America's National Parks, from wilderness to cultural treasures

Location: The Century Association, 7 West 43rd Street, New York City

David Rockefeller Jr. and Arts Arena Chairman Vin Cipolla, a former CEO of the National Park Foundation, host an extremely timely conversation about America's National Parks and the National Park Service.  Speakers are representatives of The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, a non-profit organization that communicates, educates, and advocates for… View More

TAE KIM Live: Classical Pianist and Improvisational Artist

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Hailed by the The New York Times as a "highly skilled improviser" and by The Montreal Gazette as "prickly and explosive," pianist Tae Kim has gained widespread recognition as a classical pianist and improvisational artist.  The Boston Globe singled out for praise his "sparkling performance" of Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto… View More

Christian Lacroix, sets and costumes. Jennifer Tipton, lighting. Sandra Jennings, répétiteur. Ellen Sorrin, The George Balanchine Trust:  In Conversation

ArtsArenaPLUS prior to the premiere of George Balanchine's Le Songe d'une nuit d'été, Paris Opéra Ballet

Location: Opéra Bastille, Paris, 12e

Image:  Costume CHRISTIAN LACROIX, d'après les maquettes originales de Karinska pour  Le Songe d'une nuit d'été de George Balanchine The Paris Opera Ballet performs Shakespeare’s poetic world of A Midsummer Night's Dream (Le Songe d'une nuit d'été) as envisioned by choreographer George Balanchine and danced to music by Mendelssohn, with… View More

Feb 2017

The Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award Concert with La Monnaie de Paris

Location: La Monnaie de Paris, 11 Quai de Conti, Paris, 6e

One of the world’s leading conservatories, the Curtis Institute of Music has produced such legends as Leonard Bernstein and Samuel Barber and current stars Juan Diego Flórez, Alan Gilbert, Hilary Hahn, and Lang Lang. For five years the Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award has recognized a rising Curtis… View More

Richard Elfyn in a solo performance

The Wizard, the Goat and the Man Who Won the War

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

David Lloyd George (1863-1945) was a giant of the 20th-century political world whose extraordinary achievements were rivaled only by his highly controversial personal life. How did a Welsh-speaking chapel boy become the steely Prime Minister who saw Britain through the 1914-18 War? How could the champion of non-conformist Christianity become… View More

Jan 2017

NowYouSeeMe!   International Public Art Short Film Contest

Musée du Louvre: Journées internationales du film sur l'art

Location: Musée du Louvre, Auditorium, Paris, 1er

Public art is a worldwide phenomenon. It can take almost any form or medium---sculpture, mural, installation, land art---but its common denominator is that it has been conceived to exist in the public domain, usually outdoors and accessible to all. A significant art form among artists, curators, civic bodies, and commissioners,… View More

NIKOLAY KHOZYAINOV in Recital

In the Great Tradition of Russian Pianists

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

"The Music World is taking note of Nikolay Khozyainov’s stunning virtuosity and prodigious technique.” New York Times Born in the Russian Far East, at 24 years old Nikolay Khozyainov is already one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. He made his debut with the Handel Piano Concerto at… View More

An Evening with Stuttgart Ballet Principal Dancer FRIEDEMANN VOGEL

in conversation with renowned dance critic Philippe Noisette

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Often called a “ballet superstar,” Friedemann Vogel is one of the most exciting and sought-after principal dancers in the world. On the eve of his performances at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with the Rome Opera Ballet, Mr. Vogel will be in conversation with renowned French dance critic Philippe Noisette and… View More

Dec 2016

RE-SCHEDULED:  Celebrating La Cinémathèque de la Danse

Patrick Bensard, Founding Director

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event is being re-scheduled for early 2017.  The new date will be announced as soon as it is confirmed.  The Arts Arena thanks you for your understanding.                                                              La Cinémathèque de la Danse (Paris) was founded in 1982 by the French Ministry… View More

Orléans Concours International Piano Recital

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Silver-medalist in the 2016 Orléans Concours International, one of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions, Marianna Abrahamyan also received five additional special awards from the Concours. She has also won prizes in Russia and in her native Armenia. In 2016, she made her Paris debut at Théâtre des Bouffes du… View More

Nov 2016

American Fringe:  New Voices and Visions in Cinema

An Arts Arena film festival: Richard Peña and Alessia Palanti, curators

Location: Cinémathèque Française, 51 rue de Bercy, Paris 12e

An Official Entry of the Festival d’Automne No one knows how many feature films are made in the United States; hundreds are shown only in small, regional festivals, or in local film programs, or receive their sole public exposure through the new “micro-cinemas” currently sprouting up in the US. Often… View More

John Ralston Saul

VOLTAIRE'S BASTARDS Revisited

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

An award-winning and best-selling essayist and novelist, as well as International President of PEN International from 2009–2015, John Ralston Saul was declared a “prophet” by TIME magazine, and is included in the prestigious Utne Reader’s list of the world’s 100 leading thinkers and visionaries. A long-term champion of freedom of… View More

Oct 2016

The Arts Arena International

Richard Peña and James Schamus: Behind the Screen

Location: Address to be provided upon RSVP, New York 10022

The Arts Arena and the Arts Arena International will welcome guests to a private conversation and cocktail dinatoire with Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival and for 25 years Programming Director of The Film Society of Lincoln Center. With Professor Peña will be award-winning screenplay writer… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS: Artist Soyeon Cho

Private Tour at H Gallery

Location: H Gallery, 90 rue de la Folie-Méricourt, Paris, 11e

In conjunction with the opening of H Gallery, ArtArenaPLUS members are invited to a private tour of the inaugural exhibition of work by Korean artist Soyeon Cho, "Dans cette vie ou dans l'autre...," followed by a coupe de champagne. The exhibition is curated by art historian Hélianthe Bourdeaux-Maurin, Partner and… View More

Lucinda Childs and Robert Storr:  Sol LeWitt and Beyond

where visual arts Minimalism and contemporary dance converge

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

An Official Entry of the Festival d’Automne Dancer and choreographer Lucinda Childs created the iconic Minimalist production Dance (1979), with music by Philip Glass and sets and films by visual artist Sol LeWitt: “one of the greatest achievements of the 20th Century” (Wall Street Journal). Robert Storr has been called… View More

Sep 2016

ArtsArenaPLUS:  Les Décorateurs des années 60-70

Guy Bloch-Champfort: Talk and book signing

Location: the author's home, Paris

The 1960s and 1970s are a turning point in the history of decoration. The invention of plastics and other new materials, combined with the mix of Scandinavian, French, Italian and Anglo-American taste opened new ways to decorate interiors.  It is an exceptionally rich period in design and decoration, marked by… View More

The Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award Concert

Allen Boxer, baritone, and Michael Schuetze, piano

Location: Hôtel de Talleyrand, 2 rue Saint Florentin, Paris, 1er

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level. One of the world's leading conservatories, it has produced such legends as Leonard Bernstein and Samuel Barber and current stars Jonathan Biss, Juan Diego Flórez, Alan Gilbert, Hilary… View More

Jun 2016

The Arts Arena Watermill Performance

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Each year, a performance developed at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center in Water Mill, Long Island, New York, is selected for a European premiere at the Arts Arena. Past Arts Arena Watermill Performances include Girlmachine. by Charles Chemin and Carlos Soto; excerpts from the dance-opera Wolf-in-Skins by choreographer Christopher Williams and… View More

May 2016

The City (Paris), the Poet (Paul Celan), and the Artist (Alexander Polzin)

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

At the end of May, the City of Paris will unveil a bronze sculpture honoring the post-war poet Paul Celan in the Anne Frank Garden in Paris’s 3e arrondissement. The artwork is by German sculptor, painter, set designer, and director Alexander Polzin, known by Parisians for his sculpture The Couple… View More

United Nations Association Film Festival / 9th UNAFF Traveling Film Festival Paris

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Conceived in 1998 at Stanford University by film critic and educator Jasmina Bojic in conjunction with the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) screens documentaries by international filmmakers dealing with topics such as human rights, environmental themes,… View More

Apr 2016

L’Europe autour de l’Europe film festival

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

The Arts Arena is pleased to be part of the exciting L’Europe autour de l’Europe European Film Festival for the fifth year, presenting, screening, and discussing a selection from the Festival’s documentary films. This year's selection is Jungle Sisters (80 mini.), an Indian/UK production, directed by Chloe Ruthven. The screening… View More

Mar 2016

The Arts Arena Yale School of Music Recital

Mezzo-soprano Evanna Chiew, accompanied on piano by last year's recitalist, Yevgeny Yontov

Location: Georges C. Marshall Center, Hôtel de Talleyrand, 2 rue Saint-Florentin, Paris, 1er

A versatile performer, mezzo-soprano Evanna Chiew is at home on both the operatic and concert stage. Her 2015-16 engagements include chamber and art song recitals in Sweden, France, Poland, and the United States. She began her operatic career as the Abbess in Suor Angelica with the University of British Columbia… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS at Centre Georges Pompidou

LES ANNÉES 1980 L’INSOUTENABLE LÉGÈRETÉ PHOTOGRAPHIES, FILMS: a private visit

Location: Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris, 4e

Heterogeneous, elusive, painful, fantastical, still too close, as light-hearted as they were serious, the '80s were full of contrasts and paradoxes. With films and photographs from its collections, the Centre Pompidou casts a fresh eye on this decade in an exhibition featuring over 20 artists and some 60 works in… View More

The Arts Arena International:  Visual Arts Minimalism: What Impact on Contemporary Dance?

With dancer/choreographer Lucinda Childs and curator, artist, scholar, and Dean of the Yale School of Art Robert Storr

Location: to be confirmed, New York City

Two stellar figures in the arts--dancer and choreographer Lucinda Childs and curator, artist, scholar, and Dean of the Yale School of Art Robert Storr--one in the world of dance, the other in the visual arts, in an Arts Arena Interdisciplinary Conversation, followed by a Q&A with the audience and a… View More

POSTPONED - Bob Wilson Back at the Arts Arena

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Considered the world's foremost avant-garde theater artist, Robert Wilson ranges across opera, theater, visual arts, video, furniture and set design in his pursuit of astounding multimedia spectacles. Susan Sontag wrote of his career, "It has the signature of a major artistic creation. I can't think of any body of work… View More

Feb 2016

POSTPONED - Yale Arts Arena Lecture 8

Robert Storr, Dean of the Yale School of Art

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Dean of the Yale School of Art, curator, artist, and author, Robert Storr is one of the world’s most influential voices in contemporary art. He was Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, the first American to be named Commissioner of the Venice Biennale, and the first Rosalie Solow… View More

The Arts Arena International at SCAD deFINE ART 2016

Location: SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia

The Savannah College of Art and Design, SCAD, presents the seventh edition of deFINE ART, the university's annual fine and contemporary art showcase. Taking place Feb. 16-19, 2016, at SCAD US locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, and in Hong Kong, this year's deFINE ART will feature renowned artist Carrie… View More

Jan 2016

Martha Fiennes, Nativity, an artwork.

Music by Magnus Fiennes

Location: Sotheby's - Galerie Charpentier, 76 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, 8e

After previews at the Victoria and Albert Museum,the National Gallery, and Sotheby’s in London, The Arts Arena in association with Sotheby’s Paris is proud to present the first showing outside of the UK of Martha Fiennes’s moving-image artwork, Nativity. The projection/installation will be followed by an artist’s talk, a Q&A… View More

James Conlon at the George C. Marshall Center, Hôtel de Talleyrand

Acclaimed conductor of the Los Angeles Opera

Location: 2 rue Saint-Florentin, Paris, 1er

Acclaimed conductor of the Los Angeles PhilharmonicView More

William Christie and Les Arts Florissants at the Banque de France, Galerie dorée

Location: 3 rue de La Vrillière, Paris, 1er

William Christie and Les Arts Florissants perform "L'air français, un art intime" in a by-invitation-only concert in the magnificent and recently restored Galerie dorée of the Banque de France, followed by a reception. This private event is the Closing Concert of the Farewell Symposium for Chrisitan Noyer, the outgoing Governor… View More

Dec 2015

ArtsArenaPLUS: Private cocktail reception

Location: Left Bank, Paris

Arts Arena director Margery Arent Safir invites members of the Arts Arena​ ​to a cocktail reception at her home. Address to be provided upon RSVP.View More

Nov 2015

Richard Schulman, photographer

Portraits of the New Architecture 2

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Richard Schulman has photographed unique architectural masterpieces for over 30 years. His Portraits of the New Architecture 1 was a bestseller and this volume 2 (2015) follows upon it. Mr. Schulman’s work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The London Times, Vanity Fair, Paris Match, Der Spiegel.… View More

Janine di Giovanni, award-winning war correspondent

Seven Days in Syria, her documentary

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Janine di Giovanni is an author, award-winning foreign correspondent, and current Middle East editor of Newsweek. A regular contributor to The London Times, Vanity Fair, Granta, The New York Times, The Guardian, she is also a consultant on Syria for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and a Senior Policy… View More

Oct 2015

Lucinda Childs, Available Light

Prior to the Festival d’Automne performances

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Lucinda Childs continues to revive her masterpieces. Last year, Dance, created in 1979, was presented in Paris as part of the 2014 Festival d'Automne. This year, the great postmodern American choreographer reconstructs her Available Light, another milestone in her career that prolongs the spirit of her collaboration with the Judson… View More

The Arts Arena | Municipal Art Society Paris-New York Series on Cities

Location: 242 West 41st Street, New York

Following the inaugural event of this series at the Arts Arena in June 2015, with award-winning landscape architect Thomas Woltz of the MAS, a session of the MAS annual Summit on New York City will be curated by Arts Arena director Margery Arent Safir with Mr. Woltz. “Landscape, Art, Climate”… View More

La Monte Young, The Man and his Music - Jacqueline Caux, his friend and filmmaker

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

La Monte Young is one of the most admired and eccentric of America’s 20th-century avant-garde artists, composers, and musicians. Widely recognized as the first minimalist composer, his works are among the most influential and radical in post-World War II experimental and contemporary music. In May 2016, the Philharmonie de Paris… View More

Sep 2015

Alexandre de Vogüé: Living Vaux-le-Vicomte

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

The Château Vaux-le-Vicomte was built by Louis XIV’s Superintendent of Finances Nicolas Fouquet, who engaged Louis Le Vau, architect, André Le Nôtre, garden designer, and the painter Charles Le Brun. The result was so splendid that the King suspected Fouquet of misappropriating funds and had him imprisoned for life, then… View More

Festival des Écrivains du Monde

Columbia University | Bibliothèque nationale de France

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

The Arts Arena is happy to invite you to participate in the 3rd Festival des Écrivains du Monde, organized by Columbia University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Under the leadership of Paul LeClerc, Director of Columbia Global Centers | Europe, Bruno Racine, President of the BnF, and Artistic Director… View More

Artist Seton Smith and Curator Ami Barak

Photography, installations, site-specific, landscapes

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Photographer Seton Smith is from a family of internationally renowned artists, the daughter of the sculptor Tony Smith and sister of artist Kiki Smith. Her works are found in the world's major collections, including Centre Pompidou and Musée National d'Art Moderne, the Whitney Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum, and… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS: Seton Smith at Galerie SISSO

Private tour and meeting with the artist

Location: 90 rue de la Folie Méricourt, Paris, 11e

Galerie SISSO presents the poetic photography of American artist Seton Smith. ArtsArenaPLUS members are invited to a private tour of the exhibition and a meeting with the artist.View More

Aug 2015

ArtsArenaPLUS:  William Christie, Les Arts Florissants

Festival Dans les Jardins de William Christie

Location: 32 Rue du Bâtiment, Thiré

Conductor and harpsichordist William Christie is at the core of one of the most exciting musical adventures of the last 30 years: a renewed appreciation of Baroque music and the founding of the world-renowned ensemble Les Arts Florissants. He has also created a Baroque garden, classified in the Supplementary Inventory… View More

Jun 2015

The Arts Arena | Municipal Art Society, Paris-New York Series on Cities

Thomas Woltz, award-winning landscape architect

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

THE ARTS ARENA | MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY PARIS–NEW YORK SERIES ON CITIES THOMAS WOLTZ, award-winning landscape architect, inaugural speaker The Arts Arena and the Municipal Art Society of New York City are proud to announce the launch of the biannual Paris-New York Series on Cities to take place on both sides of… View More

The Arts Arena Watermill Performance

Location: 5 rue des Vignes, Paris, 16e

Each year, a performance developed at Robert Wilson's Watermill Center is selected for a European premiere at the Arts Arena.  The Center is unique within the global landscape of experimental theatrical performance, and regularly convenes the brightest minds from all disciplines to do, in Bob Wilson's words, "what no one… View More

May 2015

United Nations Association Film Festival / 8th Traveling Film Festival

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

One of the oldest solely documentary film festivals in the United States, UNAFF has earned the respect of audiences and filmmakers alike for its independence and integrity, with many of its selections going on to win Oscars and other major awards. For the sixth time, the Arts Arena curates a… View More

La Reprise:  Michel Gondry Master Class

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Academy Award-winning French filmmaker Michel Gondry will give a Master Class about his film work in general, with a special focus on his animated conversation with Noam Chomsky, Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, one month to the day after its screening at the Arts Arena as part of… View More

Apr 2015

Juliette Binoche in Conversation, Théâtre de la Ville

Location: Place du Châtelet, Paris

Juliette Binoche stars as Antigone in a new production by acclaimed director Ivo van Hove.  She plays the classical Greek tragedy heroine in a new translation by poet and classicist Anne Carson.  The play premieres at Théâtre de la Ville on April 22, and following the April 26 matinee performance,… View More

The Arts Arena Yale School of Music Recital, Yevgeny Yontov, piano

Location: 2 rue Saint Florentin, Paris, 1e

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED. If you wish to join our waiting list, please contact us at rsvp@artsarena.org.  Thank you. One of the world’s leading professional music schools, Yale has educated generations of students of exceptional musical and academic talent. This year’s recital will be given by the recent gold… View More

Screening and Discussion with Academy Award-winning Director Michel Gondry / Festival L'Europe autour de l'Europe

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

In a playful animated interview--Is the Man Who is Tall Happy?--French filmmaker Michel Gondry and American linguist, scientific thinker, and political activist Noam Chomsky discuss childhood, language, meaning, the brain, and love.  Michel Gondry incorporates both mathematical precision and whimsy in sketching animations over and around footage of the encounters,… View More

Mar 2015

Yale Arts Arena Lecture 7, Robert Storr and Tatiana Trouvé

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Dean of the Yale School of Art, curator, artist, and author, Robert Storr is one of the world’s most influential voices in contemporary art. He was Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, the first American to be named Commissioner of the Venice Biennale, and the first Rosalie Solow Professor… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS meets artist Alexa Meade

Location: 90 rue de la Folie Méricourt, Paris, 11e

Galerie SISSO invites ArtsArenaPLUS members to a private viewing and encounter with Alexa Meade during her major show at the gallery.  Known for her portraits painted on the human body, Ms. Meade takes the classical concept of trompe-l'oeil in the opposite direction, collapsing depth to make her living models into… View More

Laurent Le Bon, Président du Musée Picasso

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Europe, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Long considered France’s star curator, Laurent Le Bon was the founding director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz as well as the commissioner of Jeff Koons at Versailles and of Paris’s Nuit Blanche (2012). On June 3,  2014, he was named Président du Musée Picasso, which opened it doors in October 2014 after… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS Private Tour of Musée Picasso

Location: 5 rue de Thorigny, Paris, 3e

In advance of the March 10 appearance of Laurent Le Bon, Président du Musée Picasso, at the Arts Arena, ArtsArenaPLUS members are invited to a private guided tour of the museum.  The Musée Picasso Paris collection comprises over 5,000 works and tens of thousands of archived pieces. For its quality… View More

Feb 2015

The Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award Concert

Location: 2 rue Saint Florentin, Paris, 1e

Aizuri Quartet at the Hôtel de Talleyrand The Arts Arena is honored to present each year an award to musicians selected by the faculty of the renowned Curtis Institute of Music, one of the world’s finest conservatories, and to offer them a concert in Paris. This year’s winner is the… View More

Jan 2015

ArtsArenaPLUS at l'Opéra Comique

Location: 1 Place Boieldieu, Paris, 2e

The Arts Arena is pleased to be able to offer its members tickets to the sold-out production of William Christie and Les Arts Florissants’s performance of the opera-dance Les Fêtes vénitiennes at the Opéra Comique. Members will be invited to greet Mr. Christie and the performers.View More

Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota

Acclaimed stage director and Director of Paris's Théâtre de la Ville

Location: Théâtre de la Ville, 2 Place du Châtelet, Paris, 4e

Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota is not only the director of one of Paris’s most important theaters: He is himself an acclaimed director of the stage. His latest production, currently playing, is Pirandello’s Six Personnages en quête d'auteur (Six Characters in Search of an Author), the precursor of the Theater of the Absurd and works… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS at Théâtre de la Ville

Pirandello's Six personnages en quête d'auteur

Location: Place du Châtelet, Paris

We are pleased to offer ArtsArenaPLUS members complementary tickets to the dress rehearsal of Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota's production of Pirandello's play Six personnages en quête d'auteur on January 13, the eve of its official opening.  This is in anticipation of our January 25 joint event with the theater when, following the… View More

Dec 2014

Jean Fritts, African & Oceanic Art

Senior Director and International Chairman, Sotheby's

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Jean Fritts joined Sotheby’s in 1992 and now is its worldwide head for African and Oceanic art. Previously with the National Museum of African Art and the Smithsonian Institution, she is a highly respected scholar, but also a central figure in the market for African and Oceanic art. She has… View More

Nov 2014

William Christie on clavecin, vocalists, viole de gambe, théorbo

Location: Hôtel de Talleyrand, 2 rue Saint Florentin, Paris, 1e

Founder of Les Arts Florissants, perhaps the greatest Baroque ensemble ever, celebrated conductor, harpsichordist, and educator, William Christie is the high priest of Baroque music and the most decorated American in France. With Les Arts Florissants, he has made more than 100 recordings on the most prestigious record labels, and… View More

Isabelle Huppert in Conversation

"A face that regards the void with blankness." (Roger Ebert)

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Nominated 14 times for a César Award, winning  La Cérémonie; twice won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival (Violette Nozière by Claude Chabrol, The Piano Teacher by Michael Haneke), twice received the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, and in 2005 a Special Lion for her role in Gabrielle. Nominated for Best Actress by European Film… View More

Oct 2014

ArtsArenaPLUS at Lucinda Childs's "Dance"

Location: Place du Châtelet, Paris

As part of the Festival d'Automne, the Théâtre de la Ville presents a revival of Lucinda Childs's landmark work Dance, with sets and video by artist Sol LeWitt. Caitlan Scranton, who appreared with Ms. Childs at the Arts Arena in January 2014, will be performing. We have a limited number… View More

MARGARET WRINKLE, award-winning author of WASH

“A masterly literary work…” New York Times Book Review

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

“Unflinching, stunningly imagined” (Vanity Fair). “Amazing…Never has a fictionalized window into the relationship between slave and master opened onto such believable territory…[A] luminous book.” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, an O Magazine Top Ten Pick, a People Pick, Wash is the first novel by… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS and Robert Wilson

Location: Place de l'Odéon, Paris

ArtsArenaPLUS members are invited to a preview of Robert Wilson's production of Jean Genet's Les Nègres at the Théâtre de l'Odéon.View More

Sep 2014

VIN CIPOLLA and FREDERICK ISEMAN

Art and the City: Advocacy / Philanthropy

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Mr. Cipolla is President and Mr. Iseman Vice Chair of the Municipal Art Society of New York. They are arts advocates and philanthropists, sharing the conviction that the arts are integral players in communities, building resilience and serving as a catalyst for redevelopment, investment and sustainability. Since its founding in… View More

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT IS BACK

Running the Gamut

Location: 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

In Conversation: Star composer, musician, and singer Rufus Wainwright has been called by Elton John, “the greatest songwriter on the planet.” Mr. Wainwright has starred at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Covent Garden Royal Opera House, the London Palladium, the Hollywood Bowl, Royal Albert Hall; among his ten albums… View More

Jun 2014

The Arts Arena Watermill Performance

Roman Paska's Echo in Camera

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

A performance developed at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center during an artist residency 2012–2013 is awarded each year a European premiere at the Arts Arena. This year’s selection is Echo in Camera, an extraordinary theatrical production featuring exquisite meter-tall puppets, so realistic as to be somewhat disturbing, manipulated by three on-stage… View More

May 2014

Curtis On Tour

Vocalists from the Curtis Institute of Music

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level. One of the world's leading conservatories, Curtis has produced an impressive number of notable artists, from such legends as Leonard Bernstein and Samuel Barberto current stars Jonathan Biss,… View More

United Nations Association Film Festival

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Seven award-winning documentary films will be screened over a full day and an evening. Together the seven films form a curated whole: America, America: The United States | The United Stakes. UNAFF founder and Executive Director Jasmina Bojic will be present. Discussion and refreshments between films. May 11, 14h00-22h00. Columbia… View More

Balanchine at the Paris Opéra Ballet

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Immediately prior to the opening performance of the Paris Opéra Ballet's production of Balanchine works, ArtsArenaPLUS members are invited to meet in close conversation with Ellen Sorrin, Director fo the George Balanchine Trust and of the New York Choreographic Institute (New York City Ballet), and Colleen Neary, who sets the… View More

Apr 2014

Rufus Wainwright in Conversation

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Star composer, musician, and singer Rufus Wainwright has been called by Elton John, “the greatest songwriter on the plantet.” Mr. Wainwright has starred at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Covent Garden Royal Opera House, the London Palladium, the Hollywood Bowl, Royal Albert Hall; among his ten albums is the… View More

Mar 2014

L'Europe autour de l'Europe

European Film Festival - L'Europe autour de l'Europe

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

The Arts Arena is pleased to be part of the European Film Festival L’Europe autour de l’Europe for the fourth time, presenting, screening, and discussing one of the festival’s documentary films in the presence of festival director Irena Bilic. This year’s selection and the event location will be announced shortly.View More

The Yale School of Music Arts Arena Recital Claudia Rosenthal

The Yale School of Music Arts Arena Recital Claudia Rosenthal

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Celebrated conductor William Christie, founder of Les Arts Florissants and a Yale School of Music Graduate, will introduce (sous réserve) the inaugural event of the Arts Arena-Yale Music School partnership. One of the leading professional music schools in the world, Yale has educated generations of students of exceptional musical and… View More

Feb 2014

Richard Peña, Director of the New York Film Festival

Early Independent Black Filmmakers

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Richard Peña has served as the Program Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Director of the New York Film Festival. At the Film Society, he has organized retrospectives of Michelangelo Antonioini, Sacha Guitry, Abbas Kiarostami, Robert Aldrich, Gabriel Figueroa, Ritwik Ghatak, Kira Muratova, Youssef Chahine, Yasujiro… View More

Yale Arts Arena Lecture 6

"Institutional Critique": (grim) Ad Reinhardt

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Adolph Frederick Reinhart, known as "Ad" Reinhardt, was an Abstract painter active in New York from the 1930s through the 1960s. A member of the American Abstract Artists, he was part of the movement that became known as Abstract Expressionism and was a major influence on cenceptual art, minimal art,… View More

Jan 2014

Lucinda Childs and Caitlin Scranton

Dancing EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Lucinda Childs is one of the most important dancers and choregraphers of the 20th century and founder of the Lucinda Childs Dance Company. She choreographed and performed in Robert Wilson and Philip Glass's iconic opera Einstein on the Beach. Her seminal work Dance, with music by Philip Glass and a… View More

Dec 2013

Stefan Kurt

Captain Hook Comes to the Arts Arena

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

The great Swiss-born actor Stefan Kurt, who has starred in the Berliner Ensemble's The Black Rider and The Three Penny Opera and made over 50 films, plays Captain Hook in Robert Wilson's Peter Pan, which opens at Paris's Théâtre de la Ville on December 12. Declared by Wilson as "my… View More

The Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award Concert

Laureate, pianist Alexander Ullman

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Mona Bismarck American Center for arts and culture, 34 avenue de New York, Paris 16e The Arts Arena is proud to present the second annual Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award for a graduating or recently-graduated artist selected by the celebrated faculty of this leading conservatory. Among its legends,… View More

Nov 2013

Robert Wilson (r), Mikhail Baryshnikov (l), Willem Dafoe (c)

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Through his signature use of light, his investigations into the structure of a simple movement, and the classical rigor of his scenic and furniture design, Robert Wilson has created productions that have decisively shaped the look of theater and opera since the 1960s and earned him recognition as one of… View More

Georges Helft: Pourquoi Duchamp

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

ArtsArenaPLUS members are invited to hear Georges Helft speak about this provocative artist at the home of Arts Arena director Margery Arent Safir, followed by a cocktail dînatoire. Marcel Duchamp, French and American, was one of the giants who revolutionized 20th-century art, questioning even what constitutes a work of art.… View More

Oct 2013

United Nations Association Film Festival and Traveling Film Festival

The Affront to and the Art of Human Dignity

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

A special re-screening of three of the UNAFF-TFF documentaries presented at the Arts Arena in May 2013. All deal with an offense to or defense of human dignity: Not My Life, 32 minutes, Director and Producer, Robert Bilheimer. Subject: modern slavery Brother Outsider: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin,… View More

Dan Jemmett

Daring to Bring Shakespeare to France

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

British theater director Dan Jemmett has directed at some of Europe's most highly regarded theaters, including, in Paris, Théâtre National du Chaillot, Théâtre de la Ville, Théâtre National de l'Opéra Comique, Théâtre Marigny, and Peter Brook's celebrated Théâtre Bouffes du Nord; and elsewhere, The Lyric Hammersmith and Almeida Opera in… View More

Midnight Champagne at the Comédie-Française

Meeting Dan Jemmett After HAMLET

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

On the eve of British director Dan Jemmett's October 15 talk at the Arts Arena, ArtsArenaPLUS members are invited to join him for a coupe de champagne and conversation, immediately following the performance of his production of Hamlet at the Comédie-Française. Address details will be sent to members by email.… View More

Portrait of Wally

The Film About Nazi-confiscated Art

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Andrew Shea's Portrait of Wally is an award-winning documentary on the subject of restoration to the rightful owners of artwork confiscated by the Nazis. The artwork in question is the famous "Portrait of Wally" by the great Austrian artist Egon Schiele. Painted in 1912 as a depiction of his mistress,… View More

Sep 2013

Festival Ecrivains du Monde

Columbia University and Bibliothèque nationale de France

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

The Arts Arena is happy to share with you an exceptional literary event that will take place in Paris on Septbemer 20, 21, and 22 and in Lyon on September 23 and 24 under the auspices of Columbia University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the inaugural Festival des Ecrivains… View More

Vicki Goldberg

Photography Storms the Gates of Art

Location: 31 av. Bosquet, Paris

One of the leading voices in the field of photography criticism, Vicki Goldberg wrote about photography for The New York Times for 13 years and lectures internationally. Her books The Power of Photography: How Photographs Changed Our Lives and Margaret Bourke-White: A Biography were each named one of the Best… View More

Cinémathèque Française Cycle Homage à Danny Kaye

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and On the Rivera

Location: 51 Rue de Bercy, Paris

On May 10, 2013, the Arts Arena paid tribute to the great performer and humanitarian Danny Kaye. On September 18, the Cinémathèque Française will present its own Cycle Homage à Danny Kaye with the screening of two of his hit films, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and On the… View More

Aug 2013

William Christie, Les Arts Florissants

Baroque Music Festival in Thiré

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Conductor and harpsicordist William Christie is at the core of one of the most exciting musical adventures of the last 30 years: a renewed appreciation of Baroque music and the founding of the world-renowned vocal and instrumental ensemble Les Arts Florissants, in recognition of which he was named Commandeur de… View More

Jun 2013

Arts Arena Watermill Center Performance

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Thanks to a generous grant from the Jerome Robbins Foundation, the Arts Arena is delighted to present the European premiere of excerpts from Wolf-in-Skins, a dance-opera developed by Christopher Williams and Gregory Spears at Robert Wilson's Watermill Center during a residency in 2012. Photo: Andrew JordanView More

Roberto Diaz, the Dover Quartet, and pianist Alexander Ullman

Curtis on Tour, chamber ensemble of The Curtis Institute of Music

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Roberto Diaz, world renowned violist and President of the Curtis Institute of Music, heads a program of chamber music that includes the award-winning Dover Quartet and pianist Alexander Ullman. This special Arts Arena concert will take place in the historically important and stunning 18th century mansion of Talleyrand, later the… View More

May 2013

New York and Chicago: Two Cities, Two Architectures, Two Musics

Film screenings and live music on Europe's Nuit des musées

Location: 1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, Paris

The Arts Arena is pleased to partner with Cineparallax Films and others for a screening of two films and concerts of live music on the occasion of Europe’s Nuit des Musées. Two American cities, two genres of music that have influenced generations around the world, New York, 1976, No Wave,… View More

United Nations Association Film Festival and Traveling Film Festival Day 2

Location: 9 rue de Lesdiguières, Paris

The second day of screening of documentary films as part of the United Nations Association Film Festival and Traveling Film Festival will focus on the the bright side of the subject of Human Dignity - The Art of, with films that are as uplifting and filled with light as those… View More

United Nations Association Film Festival and Traveling Film Festival Day 1

Location: 31, av Bosquet, Paris

Conceived in 1998 at Stanford University by film critic and educator Jasmina Bojic in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UNAFF screens documentaries by international filmmakers dealing with topics such as human rights, environmental survival, women's issues, children, refugee protection,… View More

Tribute to Danny Kaye on the Centenary of his Birth

Screening of a selection of his films in the presence of his daughter

Location: 31, av Bosquet, Paris

Two-time Oscar winner Danny Kaye was one of the greatest performers of the 20th century: a master of music (often composed by his wife Sylvia Fine), dance, and film, as seen in such classic films as Hans Christian Anderson, White Christmas, The Secret Life of Walter Middy. He was also… View More

Apr 2013

Rafael Mahdavi, sculptor

Talk by the Artist on the Eve of the Unveiling of his Monumental Work

Location: 31 av. Bosquet, Paris

Spanning 40 years, Mr.Mahdavi has had solo shows in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas, and his works have been seen in major galleries and art fairs around the world. He has also taught, notably at Parsons School of Design. For the 50th anniversary of The American University… View More

8th European Film Festival L'Europe autour de l'Europe

The Book of Kells - The Work of Angels

Location: 31 av. Bosquet, Paris

As the closing event of the 8th European Film Festival L'Europe autour de l'Europe, this year featuring Ireland, the Arts Arena screens the documentary film The Book of Kells - The Work of Angels? In wonderfully lavish cinematography, this epic documentary explores how this greatest Irish manuscript to survive from… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS at the Centre Pompidou-Metz

Location: Place Georges-Pompidou, Paris

ArtsArenaPLUS members will travel by train to Metz for a private visit of this spectacular museum. Lunch will follow before returning to Paris. RSVP: artsarena@aup.eduView More

Laurent Le Bon, contemporary art curator

Director and curator of Centre Pompidou-Metz

Location: 31 av. Bosquet, Paris

On May 11, 2010, the Centre Pompidou-Metz, dedicated to 20th- and 21st-century art, opened. At its head was Laurent Le Bon, then age 40, one of the most prominent figures in contemporary art. Two years after the opening of this highly successful museum, Laurent Lebon returns to the Arts Arena… View More

Mar 2013

The Colors of the Prism, Mechanics of Time

Jacqueline Caux, director and producer

Location: 9 rue de Lesdiguières, Paris

Composer and musicologist Daniel Caux began this documentary film to look at the astoundingly prolific period of music from the mid-1960s to the beginning of the 21st century in the US and UK. After his death, his widow Jacqueline completed the work. Among those who speak about their music and… View More

Richard Texier, sculptor and painter

The Artist Amidst His Works: In Conversation

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Born in 1955 and known as the leading artists of his generation, Richard Texier combines his passion for history and astronomy into a personal cosmography fed with ancient schemes of celestial mechanic, sky atlas, and outer space. Since 1992, he has developed a cultural work made of piloting instruments and… View More

With the Cinémathèque de la Danse

Filmed versions by Maurice Béjart and by Pina Bausch

Location: 51 Rue de Bercy, Paris

Hailed as one of the stellar choreographies of our time, Le Sacre du Printemps was first shown at the Théâtre du Champs Elysees in 1913, choreographed by Nijinsky at the peak of Les Ballets Russes. The first screening of Le Sacre was filmed and interpreted by Maurice Béjart in 1970.… View More

Feb 2013

Isabelle de Borchgrave, artist and sculptor

Location: 47, Rue des Ecoles, Paris

Prominent Belgian artist and sculptor Isabelle de Borchgrave, is known world-wide for the exquisite worlds she creates with and populates with her extraordinary intricately-painted paper sculptures. All in paper and trompe l’oeil, four major collectioins range from 300 years of fashion history from Elizabeth I to Coco Chanel, to the… View More

Projection of the film "Le Mystère Babilée"

Jean Babilée, l'Enfant terrible de la danse, Cinémathèque de la Danse

Location: 51 Rue de Bercy, Paris

In partnership with La Cinémathèque de la Danse, the Arts Arena celebrates the legendary dancer on the occasion of his 90th birthday, in a Sunday morning screening of Le Mystère Babilée. Dir. Patrick Bensard (2000, 90’), montage Germaine Cohen, producer Bruno Deloye, administration Anne-Marie Chaulet, featuring Leslie Caron, Yvette Chauviré,… View More

Jan 2013

An Evening with William Christie, founder of Les Arts Florissants

Conductor, harpsichordist, musicologist, teacher

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Founder of Les Arts Florissants, conductor, harpsichordist, musicologist, teacher William Christie is at the core of one of the most exciting musical adventures of the last 30 years: a renewed appreciation of Baroque music in France and the founding of the world-renowned vocal and instrumental ensemble Les Arts Florissants. In… View More

ArtsArenaPLUS at the Opéra Comique

William Christie and Les Arts Florissants perform "David et Jonathas"

Location: 1 Place Boieldieu, Paris

On the eve of William Christie's talk at the Arts Arena, ArtsArenaPLUS members will have the opportunity to attend the performance of Mr. Christie conducting Les Arts Florissants in Marc-Antoine Charpentier's opera David et Jonathas. Photograph: P.Victor/artcomartView More

TWYLA THARP AND MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV ON FILM

"Baryshnikov by Tharp" and "Making TV Dance"

Location: 51 Rue de Bercy, Paris

In collaboration with the Cinémathèque de la Danse, the Arts Arena is pleased to announce the screening of two remarkable films featuring two remarkable dancers, Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov. This Epiphany day screening inaugurates a series of dance films to be shown the first Sunday of the month at… View More

SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM THE ARTS ARENA

Location: 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Dec 2012

Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright Backstage at the Folies Bergere

Location: 32, rue Richer, Paris

ArtsArenaPLUS members are invited backstage after the show to meet and greet composer, musician, singer, and international star Rufus Wainwright. Called the greatest songwriter of his generation, Wainwright has starred at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Convent Garden Royal Opera House, the London Palladium, the Hollywood Bowl, Royal Albert… View More

The Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award

Inaugural Concert by Laureate Vivian Cheng

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The Arts Arena is proud to announce the creation of an annual Arts Arena Prize for a graduating pianist selected by the celebrated faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music, widely considered one of the world's leading conservatories, counting among its legends Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, Alan Gilbert, and Lang… View More

Vernissage and Art Sale to Benefit the Arts Arena and The American University of Paris

Location: 9 rue de Lesdiguières, Paris

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Arts Arena and the 50th anniversary of The American University of Paris: Nearly 40 paintings and lithographs over a time span of 25 years by Paris-­based artist Stephen McClymont will be offered for sale at this charity event to benefit the Arts Arena… View More