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 3 @ 3:30 pm Week Two (July 2–9)

Writers' Center Reading with Neil Shepard (Poetry) and Apricot Irving (Prose)

Hall of Philosophy

July 10 @ 3:30 pm Week Three (July 9–16)

Writers' Center Reading with Charlotte Matthews (Poetry) and Roy Hoffman (Prose)

Hall of Philosophy

July 17 @ 3:30 pm Week Four (July 16–23)

Writers' Center Reading with Sue Ellen Thompson (Poetry) and Vi Khi Nao (Prose)

Hall of Philosophy

July 24 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 23–30)

Writers' Center Reading with Nicole Cooley (Poetry) and David Lazar (Prose)

Hall of Philosophy

July 27 @ 5:00 pm

Annual Robert Pinsky Favorite Poem Project

Hall of Philosophy

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

CLSC - Outlawed with Anna North

Hall of Philosophy

July 31 @ 3:30 pm Week Six (July 30–August 6)

Writers' Center Reading with Jim Daniels (Poetry) and Kristin Kovacic (Prose)

Hall of Philosophy

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 10 @ 5:00 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

2022 Chautauqua Janus Prize Ceremony

Athenaeum Parlor

August 14 @ 2:30 pm

FCWC Writing Contest Reading

Hall of Philosophy

August 14 @ 3:30 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

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

Hall of Philosophy

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

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

Hall of Philosophy