Arts

Dare to try, dare to fail, dare to work out of your comfort zone
— Sarah Xiao, 2019 Arts Fellow

LEADERS: ARTISTS & ARTS MANAGERS

Redefining creativity from a new perspective

Artists bring a whole new dimension to understanding and experiencing the world. Our arts program develops Hong Kong artists and arts managers as global ambassadors through six-month fellowships at Yale’s schools of art, architecture, drama, and music. Community programs foster understanding of Chinese arts and culture in New Haven.

Learn about our Fellowships at Yale
for artists

Discover our newest Fellowship
for arts managers

Hong Kong sculptor Parry Ling works with students during the Smoketown Arts Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, as part of a satellite visit during his Arts Fellowship at Yale.  Photo courtesy of IDEAS xLab

Hong Kong sculptor Parry Ling works with students during the Smoketown Arts Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, as part of a satellite visit during his Arts Fellowship at Yale. Photo courtesy of IDEAS xLab

 

 
Icons of New China: Documentary Photography of the Great Hall of the People  is on view in New Haven through December 2019.

Icons of New China: Documentary Photography of the Great Hall of the People is on view in New Haven through December 2019.

ART EXHIBIT SERIES

Showcasing art and artists from China to foster understanding in New Haven

As part of Yale-China’s mission of fostering understanding between Chinese and Americans, the Art Exhibit Series presents art and artists who explore elements, subjects, or themes inspired by Yale-China’s work at the intersection of Chinese and American arts and culture. Yale-China also invites curators for special exhibits.

On display now at 442 Temple Street in New Haven, Connecticut, is Icons of New China: Documentary Photography of the Great Hall of the People. Click to learn more or to make an appointment to view the photographs.

Icons of New China
on view at 442 Temple Street
by appointment only
through December 2019

 

 

LUNARFEST IN NEW HAVEN

Building community through a city-wide celebration of Lunar New Year

Watch New Haven come alive with Chinese arts and culture each February through Yale-China’s annual celebration of Lunar New Year: Lunarfest. Lunarfest builds community and fulfills our mission to deepen understanding of Chinese culture and society in our Yale and New Haven neighborhood.