A Festival of the Arts Opens October 5th

Photo by Denise Applewhite. Lewis Center for the Arts, final-phase of construction

An exciting multi-day Festival of the Arts highlighting the breadth and uniqueness of the arts at Princeton. The Festival will include concerts, plays, readings, dance performances, art exhibitions, screenings, multidisciplinary presentations, community workshops and site-specific events presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts and the Department of Music with professional, faculty, student, and alumni artists.  Events will be open to the public and most will be free.

The Festival weekend will open on Thursday, October 5 with the biennial Princeton Poetry Festival in the Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, presented by the Lewis Center’s Performance Central. This unique poetry festival, starting at 12:00 p.m., will showcase poets from Canada, China, Cuba, Iceland, Macedonia, Northern Ireland, the Netherlands, Serbia, and the U.S. in a series of readings and panel discussions organized by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, 6 Princeton faculty member, and founding chair of the Lewis Center, Paul Muldoon. The Poetry Festival continues on October 6.


Photo by Denise Applewhite. Murphy Dance Studio, Lewis Center for the Arts

For more information

For the Festival Schedule

For Tickets on-line (available through University Ticketing)