• Festival of New - Event Highlights GIF - REVISED
  • Since 1919, The New School has been home to scholars, creators, and activists who challenge convention and boldly make their mark on the world. To celebrate this groundbreaking legacy, we are opening our doors to the public for a weeklong festival of innovative performances, talks, workshops, screenings, exhibitions, and more. 

    On October 1–6, 2019, join us as we reflect on a century of world-changing ideas and together imagine a new kind of future.

    The Festival of New is free and open to all. Register now!

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    Festival Schedule

    Create an account to register for the Festival and preview the event schedule.

    Reserve your spot for individual events within the Festival below.


    View the The Festival of New schedule & directory.
  • Our Centennial

    This year The New School celebrates a century of groundbreaking scholarship, bold creativity, and world-changing ideas.

  • #100YearsNew

    Join the conversation! Follow us at @thenewschool for festival updates and to engage with our community in real time.

    Submit your application

    Undergraduates

    To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

    Undergraduate Adult Learners

    To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

    Graduates

    To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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