New Haven – Landing Page (Arts & Entertainment)


“Go a few hours outside of New York City and you’ll find the home to more transcendent art, with fewer crowds and smaller entrance fees: New Haven Connecticut”

– ShermansTravel 2015

Entertainment is Entrenched in the Elm City 

It’s impossible to be bored in New Haven – whether it’s getting your groove on to our live music scene, experiencing Pulitzer Prize-winning theatrical performances or channeling your inner Picasso at one of our many international acclaimed galleries or art museums. The abundance of public art throughout downtown is astonishing. From murals to statues to fountains and optical illusions, take in the sights with this self guided tour.  With big city entertainment packed into small city charm, learn how you can free your mind and lift your spirit every day and night.


Newsflash, art lovers: No need to go to a big city to savor some of the most famous masterpieces from the ancient to the modern world…


When it comes to music, New Haven holds a strict non-discrimination policy. For over a century, the city has invited acts of all decades and genres to perform for packed…


Home to one of the world’s largest collections of rare books (including a monstrous 6-story glass book stack), Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library…


From Pulitzer Prize winners to world premieres, New Haven bears the birthrights to more all-star productions than you’ll find anywhere outside the bright lights…