While some programs may be modified or canceled at a presenter or artist’s request, it is our intention to produce the full schedule of public Institution programs for the rest of the Summer Assembly. Grounds access limited to pass holders, those residing or renting on the grounds and staff. Service workers need to visit ticket office for credentialing. Photo ID required. Please visit update.chq.org for announcements.

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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August 14 @ 12:00 pm

Poem on the Porch

Hultquist Porch

August 14 @ 2:30 pm

FCWC Writing Contest Reading

Hall of Philosophy

August 14 @ 5:00 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

Writers' Center Reading with John Repp (Poetry) and Rion Amilcar Scott (Prose)

Hall of Philosophy

August 18 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

CLSC - Gunfight with Ryan Busse

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

August 20 @ 11:30 am Week Eight (August 13–20)

Annual Bryant Day Ceremony

Miller Park

August 21 @ 12:00 pm

Poem on the Porch

Hultquist Porch

August 21 @ 3:30 pm Week Nine (August 20–28)

Writers' Center Reading with Sean Singer (Poetry) and Hilary Plum (Prose)

Hall of Philosophy

August 25 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

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

Hall of Philosophy