Bob Woodward giving a lecture in the Amphitheater, Kwame Alexander leading a master class in Smith Wilkes Hall and Sevim Kalyoncu giving an interfaith lecture in the Hall of Philosophy.

Lifelong Learning at Chautauqua​

Our mission of exploring the best in human values come to life in their most fulsome form during our nine-week summer season, on a sublime stretch of tree-covered, lakeside property in southwestern New York state. A 150-year tradition made new every year, the Chautauqua Summer Assembly is a convening of a rotating cast of world-renowned performers and speakers, curious and inquisitive patrons, and talented and ambitious students. There’s nothing like it anywhere. Join us this summer.

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