Jack and Yvonne McCredie, co-chairs of the 2014 Chautauqua Fund, are pleased to announce the successful results of the 2014 Chautauqua Fund and wish to express their appreciation to the many community supporters who generously contributed $3,765,894 in total to the Fund—a new record!

In keeping with eighteen years of outreach in the Chautauqua Lake Central School District, Chautauqua Institution has recently launched several school residency  programs in Chautauqua County classrooms.


In the final week of CHQ’s 2015 season, we will explore how to create communities that can in turn help us live healthier, more fulfilling lives in more beautiful and sustainable places.
Our speakers are all actively working to create, transform or sustain purposely designed neighbourhoods, communities and cities.

For many, Chautauqua is home in the most profound sense—a place to learn, to grow, to live securely, to revel in an environment of physical beauty. By supporting the Chautauqua Fund you are helping to provide a place where issues of the day are explored and the arts continue to flourish. There are exciting, new ways to maximize your generosity during the giving season.

TbensinksmallVisitors to CHQ can now enjoy a new dining experience with a new chef at the Athenaeum Hotel this summer. The space that’s been known simply as the dining room has transformed into Heirloom Restaurant at the Athenaeum Hotel, with executive chef Travis Bensink.