Night of Ideas

NIGHT OF IDEAS is A FREE LATE-NIGHT EVENT featuring top public intellectuals and performers from the U.S., France and around the world, Night of Ideas is co-presented by Villa Albertine and Brooklyn Public Library.

New this year: Start your Night of Ideas with a bus journey from Villa Albertine headquarters in Manhattan to Brooklyn Public Library where you’ll enjoy a private 1:1 discussion with a Night of Ideas artist or speaker sitting next to you. RSVP HERE beginning in early May.

Then, join us for the beloved marathon of philosophical debates, musical performances, screenings, and lively forums at Brooklyn Public Library, headlined by a performance from Patti Smith. Programming includes Goncourt Prize-winning novelist Leila Slimani, Director of the Lenape Center Joe Baker, Chief AI Scientist at Meta Yann LeCun, political scientist Claire SaganKoa BeckAlyssa QuartKathryn Todrys and more.

See the full program at nightofideas.org.











When: Sat., May. 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Where: Brooklyn Public Library - Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
718-230-2100
Price: Free
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NIGHT OF IDEAS is A FREE LATE-NIGHT EVENT featuring top public intellectuals and performers from the U.S., France and around the world, Night of Ideas is co-presented by Villa Albertine and Brooklyn Public Library.

New this year: Start your Night of Ideas with a bus journey from Villa Albertine headquarters in Manhattan to Brooklyn Public Library where you’ll enjoy a private 1:1 discussion with a Night of Ideas artist or speaker sitting next to you. RSVP HERE beginning in early May.

Then, join us for the beloved marathon of philosophical debates, musical performances, screenings, and lively forums at Brooklyn Public Library, headlined by a performance from Patti Smith. Programming includes Goncourt Prize-winning novelist Leila Slimani, Director of the Lenape Center Joe Baker, Chief AI Scientist at Meta Yann LeCun, political scientist Claire SaganKoa BeckAlyssa QuartKathryn Todrys and more.

See the full program at nightofideas.org.

Buy tickets/get more info now