Watch and engage with Chautauqua programs live or on demand using our five CHQ Assembly online platforms. Many of our programs premiere live, so you'll want to register ahead of time so you're ready to watch lectures and programs when they begin.

How do I find events?


Register for events on a specific platform ahead of time and/or save them to your own event list. To view all of our events in one place you can use our website calendar or use the links below. Nearly all events will be available on demand upon completion. (In some cases it may take a day or two for the recordings to be available.)

CHQ Assembly

CHQ Assembly Video Platform

Lecture, worship, performing and visual arts, and recreation programs. Stream to up to three devices at once: desktop, laptop and mobile devices, and TVs via Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV and Android TV streaming services. 

30-DAY FREE TRIAL (then $3.99/month)

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Upcoming Programs

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 12:00pm EDT

    IDEAs in Classical Music: A View From the Podium

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    Hosted by Timothy Muffitt, Artistic Director of Chautauqua Institution’s School of Music and Music Director the Baton Rouge (Louisiana) and Lansing (Michigan) Symphony Orchestras, this conversation will highlight perspectives on inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility from a conductor/music director’s point view.

    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform


  • Monday, October 26, 2020 | 08:00pm EDT

    No Child...

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    Written and performed by Nilaja Sun and captured on tape in the studios at the WNED PBS in Buffalo with the support of the Chautauqua Theater Company, "No Child…" is a breathtaking solo show exploring the New York City public school system.

    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform


  • Monday, November 16, 2020 | 07:00pm EDT

    Premiere of Bishop Gene Robinson Asks

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    A conversation series with interfaith, social and political experts and leaders focusing on critical issues of the day, hosted by Chautauqua’s Vice President of Religion and Senior Pastor.

    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform


  • Tuesday, December 08, 2020 | 06:30pm EDT

    Chautauqua Visual Arts Lecture Series: Derek Fordjour

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    Derek Fordjour was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1974 to parents of Ghanaian heritage. Fordjour earned his BA at Morehouse College, MA in Art Education at Harvard University and an MFA in Painting at Hunter College.

    Location: Virtual Porch