Ballet dancers, Sanjay Gupta giving a lecture and Renee Elise Goldsberry singing

Enlighten your Mind. Inspire Your Soul.

Chautauqua Institution is your one-stop vacation destination, and this summer we’re celebrating our sesquicentennial! Join us as we celebrate our 150-year legacy of enlightening minds and inspiring spirits. Enjoy outstanding performances, world-renowned lectures, interfaith worship services, shopping and dining, all housed within our time-honored, lakeside community. There’s nothing like it anywhere.

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