We are a community of artists, educators, thinkers, faith leaders and friends dedicated to exploring the best in humanity.
Chautauqua Institution plans to present programming for in-person audiences during its 2021 season. For complete details on visiting the grounds, view our frequently asked questions and COVID-19 safety protocols.
Why do people come to Chautauqua Institution? Many of the guests who return to Chautauqua year after year describe it as an experience rather than a vacation -- a place for renewal. Chautauqua Institution was founded on the belief that everyone “has a right to be all that he can be -- to know all that he can know.”