Chautauqua Institution is known for its pristine grounds, intellectual community and as the home to an age-old program of philosophy, art, knowledge and religion. With the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, the Smith Memorial Library and the Chautauqua Bookstore, the Institution serves as a fertile ground for reading’s bountiful fruit.
Keeping a healthy community may be something Chautauquans don’t have a problem with while on the grounds, but keeping one…
For one week each summer, talented students in grades five through 12 arrive at Chautauqua Institution to participate in the Chautauqua Music Camps.
When heading toward the lakefront on the south end of the grounds, Chautauquans won’t be surprised to see a mass of children running, biking and laughing around Boys’ and Girls’ Club. Jenny Beeson Gregory spent numerous childhood summers doing just that, and she remembers it fondly.
On the morning of Aug. 11, approximately 250 members of the Bestor Society and the Eleanor B. Daugherty Society gathered in Smith Wilkes Hall for the annual Scholar in Residence program, presented by the Chautauqua Foundation.
Art drives Chautauqua in ways other communities and organizations only dream of, and early Sunday evening, the Institution thanked those who help make the full range of artistic and programmatic offerings found on the grounds possible.
The NOW Generation strives to include and engage young Chautauquans and families with a variety of programs. In that spirit, one young Chautauquan has taken the reins organizing a new event this summer.
The world watches the future of the Middle East unfold day by day, and the annual Middle East Update will…
The Beach Boys, the band that embodies the theme of “fun under the sun,” is making its return to Chautauqua.
Ending Week Six’s theme, “Vanishing,” Anand Varma will discuss the end of life as humans know it.