2022 Events

Whether you attend a single weekend performance with a friend or immerse yourself in nine weeks of classes, lectures and events with your partner – Chautauqua never disappoints. Here, there’s always more to experience and learn for visitors of all ages and walks of life.

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June 30 @ 3:30 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC - Ledger with Jane Hirshfield

Hall of Philosophy

July 1 @ 4:30 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC Young Readers - Traci Sorell

Hall of Philosophy

July 7 @ 3:30 pm Week Two (July 2–9)

CLSC - Braiding Sweetgrass with Robin Wall Kimmerer

Hall of Philosophy

July 11 @ 12:15 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC Book Discussion - Civil Resistance

Alumni Hall Porch

July 14 @ 3:30 pm Week Three (July 9–16)

CLSC - Civil Resistance with Erica Chenoweth

Hall of Philosophy

July 17 @ 1:00 pm Week Four (July 16–23)

CLSC Young Readers: "Aru Shah and the End of Time" by Roshani Chokshi

Hultquist Porch

July 18 @ 12:15 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC Book Discussion - Caste

Alumni Hall Porch

July 21 @ 10:45 am Week Four (July 16–23)

Isabel Wilkerson - POSTPONED

Amphitheater

July 24 @ 1:00 pm Week Five (July 23–30)

CLSC Young Readers: "Call Us What We Carry" by Amanda Gorman

Hultquist Porch

July 25 @ 12:15 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC Book Discussion - Outlawed

Alumni Hall Porch

July 28 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 23–30)

CLSC - Outlawed with Anna North

Hall of Philosophy

July 31 @ 1:00 pm Week Six (July 30–August 6)

CLSC Young Readers: "Tom's Midnight Garden" graphic novel by Edith

Hultquist Porch

August 1 @ 12:15 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC Book Discussion - Great Circle

Alumni Hall Porch

August 3 @ 9:00 am

CLSC Recognition Day Ceremony

Hall of Philosophy

August 4 @ 3:30 pm

CLSC - Great Circle with Maggie Shipstead

Hall of Philosophy

August 7 @ 1:00 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

CLSC Young Readers: "Jennifer Chan is not Alone" by Tae Keller

Hultquist Porch

August 8 @ 12:15 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC Book Discussion - Evicted

Alumni Hall Porch

August 9 @ 10:45 am Week Seven (August 6–13)

Matthew Desmond

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 11 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

CLSC - A Conversation with Sandra Cisneros

Hall of Philosophy

August 14 @ 1:00 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

CLSC Young Readers: "The Beatryce Prophecy" by Kate Dicamillo

Hultquist Porch

August 15 @ 12:15 pm Week One (June 25–July 2)

CLSC Book Discussion - Gunfight

Alumni Hall Porch

August 18 @ 3:30 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

CLSC - Gunfight with Ryan Busse

Hall of Philosophy

August 25 @ 3:30 pm Week Nine (August 20–28)

CLSC - The Final Revival of Opal & Nev with Dawnie Walton

Hall of Philosophy