One sign of arrival at Chautauqua is the gate pass, worn in a lanyard around the neck, and the happy…
Recognition Day is a scene out of time. White-clad graduates march, music plays, flower petals drift through the air. Lewis Miller and John Heyl Vincent are even there.
Chautauqua Institution’s outreach to community members on the Amphitheater project concluded its first week last Friday morning in the Hall…
The 1899 Chautauqua season lasted 60 days, the most since the Assembly’s beginning in 1874. It was the end of the 19th century. In an article titled “The New Chautauqua” John Heyl Vincent, Chautauqua co-founder, reflected on the first Assembly.
The Chautauqua Assembly Herald editorial for Aug. 18, 1897, announced it was to be a Red Letter Day in Chautauqua Institution’s calendar.
Brothers- and sisters-in-arms march under a vaulted arch as music plays and children throw flower petals. It may sound like a Roman triumph, but it’s actually more of a literary one — all part of the festivities for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle’s Recognition Day.
The Chautauqua Science Circle, following a Darwinian model, wants to evolve to meet the demands of the future.
The Walk and Talk Man, unnamed other than by his Chautauqua Assembly Herald byline, walked the grounds and talked with residents and lecturers during the 1890s. He referred to himself in the third person.
“Every Child is an Artist.”
Ginger Haskell has waited 20 years to graduate with the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Class of 2013 — a century after her grandmother, Florence Earle Buek, graduated with the Class of 1913.
Haskell, a clinical psychologist with a master’s from Oxford University and a doctorate from the University of Alabama, is the president of the Class of 2013. The class members will be honored today as they receive their diplomas for fulfilling the requirements of the CLSC; all 178 members of the class have read at least 12 CLSC selections over the rough span of four years.