The Arts Arena is a non-profit initiative for the creative and performing arts and issues of culture and society whose partnerships include Columbia Global Centers | Europe, the Curtis Institute of Music, the Yale School of Art, and the Yale School of Music. The Arts Arena serves as a laboratory for thinking and presenting the arts from a multidisciplinary and multicultural perspective that energizes connections both across artistic disciplines and between the arts and business, economics, cultural policy, sciences, technology, and development. Since its founding in 2007, it has presented more than 170 exhibitions, performances, debates, colloquia, lectures, and festivals that are free and open to the public. Arts Arena events have taken place in Paris, London, and New York, and its publications are available internationally. The Arts Arena’s Advisory Council includes distinguished figures in diverse fields of artistic creation.