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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July 2 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (July 2–9)

Contemporary Issues Forum. "Advocate: Noun, Verb, You!" Joan Garry

Hall of Philosophy

July 6 @ 3:30 pm Week Two (July 2–9)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Marjora Carter

Hall of Philosophy

July 9 @ 2:00 pm Week Three (July 9–16)

Contemporary Issues Forum. "Eleanor Roosevelt: An Emblem of Hope." Candace Fleming

Hall of Philosophy

July 11 @ 3:30 pm Week Three (July 9–16)

Reva Siegel: Robert H. Jackson Lecture

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 12 @ 3:30 pm Week Three (July 9–16)

Heritage Lecture Series with Jari Villanueva

Hall of Philosophy

July 13 @ 3:30 pm Week Three (July 9–16)

African American Heritage House Lecture: The Rev. Adam Russell Taylor

Hall of Philosophy

July 18 @ 3:30 pm Week Four (July 16–23)

Chautauqua Literary Arts Book Presentation. Ken Gormley

Hall of Philosophy

July 19 @ 3:30 pm Week Four (July 16–23)

Heritage Lecture Series: Howard Vincent Kurtz

Hall of Christ: Sanctuary

July 20 @ 3:30 pm Week Four (July 16–23)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Barbara Savage

Hall of Philosophy

July 26 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 23–30)

Heritage Lecture Series with Steve Tulowiecki

Hall of Christ: Sanctuary

July 27 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 23–30)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Frank Thomas

Hall of Philosophy

August 2 @ 3:30 pm Week Six (July 30–August 6)

Heritage Lecture Series with Professor Doug Neckers

Hall of Philosophy

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

African American Heritage House Lecture: Naomi Davis

Hall of Philosophy

August 5 @ 3:30 pm Week Six (July 30–August 6)

Chautauqua Prize - All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days with Rebecca Donner

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

August 9 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

"Incomparable Grace: JFK in the Presidency" Heritage Lecture Series

Hall of Philosophy

August 10 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 6–13)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Royal Kennedy Rodgers and Kathy Vance

Hall of Philosophy

August 16 @ 3:30 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

"Scott Nearing at Chautauqua" Heritage Lecture Series

Hall of Philosophy

August 17 @ 3:30 pm Week Eight (August 13–20)

African American Heritage House Lecture: Tonika Johnson

Hall of Philosophy

August 20 @ 2:00 pm Week Nine (August 20–28)

Contemporary Issues Forum. "Anne Frank and the Struggle for 'Never Again.'" Doyle Stevick

Hall of Philosophy

August 23 @ 3:30 pm Week Nine (August 20–28)

"Sears Homes" Heritage Lecture Series

Hall of Philosophy