Chautauqua Institution‘s performing and visual arts programming will enter a transition phase this fall. After 25 years of leadership, vice president and director of programming Marty Merkley will retire at the end of September
Almost totally obscured by the furor over the Amphitheater project this summer has been another large capital building project authorized a year ago by 95 percent of Chautauqua constituents.
When she speaks at 2 p.m. today in the Hall of Philosophy, Carol Naughton will discuss Purpose Built Communities broad
Essential to life on earth, but better out of sight and out of mind, insects have always had a complicated
Cathy Bonner made history this past weekend, becoming the first female chair of the Board of Directors of the Chautauqua
As one of the most fished lakes in New York — and a recreational hub for Chautauquans — Chautauqua Lake has seen its fair share of use. But when blue and green sludge-like goop coated the lake’s surface at the tail-end of each season for the past few years, officials prohibited Chautauquans from swimming and setting sail.
The soft hum of music and flickering candlelight emanate from Randell Chapel Monday evenings. In the midst of the normal Chautauqua bustle, the United Church of Christ hosts the Taizé service — a simple service of silence, Scripture, prayer and chant.
With the ringing of the bells, another year of reading has begun for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle.
As the season draws to a close, it is time for the Contemporary Issues Forum’s annual election update, sponsored by
There is a sense of change in the air. While Week Nine’s plethora of entertainment and accessible erudition awaits those on the grounds, transition is close. The major arts companies have concluded their seasons. The weather is often a bit cooler. The days are noticeably shorter. Chautauqua is nearing the end of its 2015 season, and many of its seasonal employees have left to return to school or regular employment. Others remain well into the fall. Here are six of their stories.