Night of Ideas

February 23 – March 3

Night of Ideas 2024

Outside the Lines

(c) Des Signes

Villa Albertine’s signature  Night of Ideas  will take place from February 23 – March 3 across 20 US cities. The event invites thought leaders, activists, performers, authors, and academics to engage the public in late-night discussions addressing major global issues. This year’s unifying theme, “Outside the Lines,” centers urban life and development, raising questions about the impact of climate change, new technologies, gentrification, and social activism, by way of diversity and inclusion, access to education and nature, the future  of  cultural institutions, and the shapes of artistic communities in built environments. 


All Night of Ideas events are free and open to the public.


Night of Ideas 2024 is presented by Villa Albertine and Albertine Foundation thanks to the leadership support of the Judy & Peter Blum Kovler Foundation, and with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. It is coordinated worldwide by the Institut Français.


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