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For 150 years, Chautauqua has served as a catalyst for creative exploration, educational growth, relaxation and recreation. Each day brings forth new opportunities to live, learn and laugh on our historic grounds. We invite visitors to join a community that enriches mind, body and spirit year after year.

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April 8 @ 1:00 pm

SOLD OUT: Solar Eclipse Spectacular

Chautauqua Golf Club

June 22 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Martina McBride

Amphitheater

June 23 @ 12:00 am

Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden 2024 - June 23–August 23

Strohl Art Center Upper Sculpture Garden

June 23 @ 1:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

"Off the Walls" Exhibition - June 23–August 20

Strohl Art Center 2nd Floor

June 23 @ 1:00 pm

"The Art of Robert Villamagna" Exhibition - June 23-July 18

Strohl Art Center 2nd Floor

June 23 @ 1:00 pm

"Passion for Paper" Exhibition - June 23-July 21

Strohl Art Center: Main Galleries

June 23 @ 3:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

"Passion for Paper" Exhibition Opening Reception

Strohl Art Center: Main Galleries

June 23 @ 3:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden 2024 Exhibition Opening Reception.

Strohl Art Center Upper Sculpture Garden

June 23 @ 3:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

"Off the Walls" Exhibition Opening Reception

Strohl Art Center 2nd Floor

June 23 @ 3:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

"The Art of Robert Villamagna" Exhibition Opening Reception

Strohl Art Center 2nd Floor

June 23 @ 4:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Church of the Wild

Girls’ Club: Nature Classroom

June 24 @ 10:45 am Week One (June 22–29)

Jon Meacham

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

June 24 @ 2:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Ilana Kaufman

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

June 24 @ 6:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

CVA Lecture Series: Anina Major, "Holding Space" exhibiting artist

Hultquist 101

June 25 @ 2:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Sahar Aziz

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

June 25 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night

Amphitheater

June 26 @ 10:45 am Week One (June 22–29)

Andrew H. Card Jr.

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

June 26 @ 2:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

PJ Andrews

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

June 26 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Leyla McCalla

Amphitheater

June 27 @ 10:45 am Week One (June 22–29)

Melody Barnes

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

June 27 @ 2:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

George Yancey

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

June 27 @ 3:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Opera Company presents an Afternoon of Song

Athenaeum Parlor

June 27 @ 3:30 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

June 27 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Rhapsody for Cello

Amphitheater

June 28 @ 3:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Operalogue: Love and Longing by the Lake

Smith Wilkes Hall

June 28 @ 5:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Opera Company presents Love and Longing by the Lake

Chautauqua Institution

June 28 @ 7:30 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents New Play Workshop #1

Bratton Theater

June 28 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

The Beach Boys

Amphitheater

June 29 @ 4:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents New Play Workshop #1

Bratton Theater

June 29 @ 8:15 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven's Ode to Joy

Amphitheater

June 29 @ 10:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents Bratton Late Night

Bratton Theater

June 30 @ 2:30 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Theater Company presents New Play Workshop #1

Bratton Theater

June 30 @ 4:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Church of the Wild

Girls’ Club: Nature Classroom

July 1 @ 10:45 am Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Joanna Stern

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 1 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Nicholas Carr

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 2 @ 8:30 am

Beginner SUP Class

Sports Club

July 2 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Margarita Guillory

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 2 @ 4:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

School of Music Piano Faculty Recital: Alexander Kobrin, Heintzelman Family Artistic Advisor

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 2 @ 8:15 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Flights of Fantasy

Amphitheater

July 3 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Sigal Samuel

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 3 @ 3:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

"Simpatico: Works by 2024 School of Art Faculty" Exhibition Opening Reception

Fowler-Kellogg Art Center 2nd floor

July 3 @ 8:15 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

All-Star Dance Gala

Amphitheater

July 4 @ 10:00 am Week Two (June 29–July 6)

4th of July Parade

Colonnade Steps