Buffalo Day is a Chautauqua’s annual celebration of our Buffalo-area friends and neighbors!
Buffalo residents receive an All-Day/Evening Gate Pass with access to all Chautauqua mainstage programs, including two special presentations:
“Climate Change and Landscape Design: What Would Olmsted Do?”
3:30 p.m., Hall of Philosophy
In coordination with Olmsted 200, this program will focus on the relevance of Olmsted ideals to the modern movement to create landscapes that contribute to climate sustainability goals. Speakers include Adam Rome and Robert Shibley of University at Buffalo and Stephanie Crockatt of Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.
Meet the Filmmaker: “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America” followed by talkback with producer David Rotterman, Senior Vice President and Chief Program Officer, Buffalo-Toronto Public Media
5 p.m. Chautauqua Cinema
Mainstage Programs at Chautauqua on Buffalo Day include:
Morning Lecture: Sally Jewell, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Afternoon Lecture: Oren Lyons, faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation
Evening Program: Music School Festival Orchestra Opening Night
Gate Pass and Parking Information:
All-Day/Evening (8 a.m.–10 p.m.) Gate Passes and Parking FREE for Buffalo residents if ordered in advance. Orders placed by June 20 will be mailed; others will be held in will-call at the Main Gate Ticket office. Day-of Gate Passes are free for Buffalo residents, but parking is $10. This offer may not be combined with a long-term gate pass.
Tickets are available beginning June 1 by calling the Chautauqua Institution Ticket Office at 716-357-6250.
Please bring proof of residency (ZIP codes 14201–14280) for entry. Youth 12 and under are always free at Chautauqua!
Sponsored by Erie County, NY, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Buffalo-Toronto Public Media and C-SAAHN (Center for Study of Art, Architecture, History and Nature).