10th Annual Buffalo Day at Chautauqua

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Location Hall of Philosophy

Gate pass required. Purchase at our Main Gate Welcome Center, (716) 357-6250.

FREE afternoon admission for residents of the Greater Buffalo region

Sponsored by The Buffalo News, Visit Buffalo Niagara, WNED, Chautauqua Institution & C-SAAHN

Theme: Imagine Communities Working Toward the Common Good: IMAGINE Greater Buffalo”**

Noon–8 p.m. |  FREE afternoon admission for residents of the Greater Buffalo region

12:15–12:30 p.m., Hall of Philosophy
Dennis Galucki, Founder, Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua, "The Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea

12:30–1:30 p.m., Hall of Philosophy
Panel presentations and discussions led by Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, President/CEO Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo with representatives from partner organizations addressing four themes: Education, Environment, Racial Equity,  Arts & Culture. Panelists include Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, Rev. Jonathan Staples and David Rust.

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo - Since 1919, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has been committed to helping individuals, families and organizations make their charitable goals a reality. Today, we work with more than 400 active clients and are carrying on the legacies of an additional 500 clients. In total, we have over $485 million in charitable assets. Its mission is to connect people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York.

2–3:15 p.m., Smith Memorial Library 
John Jablonski, Executive Director Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy & Betsy Constantine, Executive Vice President, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, “Buffalo & American Legacy”

3:30–4:45 p.m., Hall of Christ | Chautauqua Archives Heritage Lecture Series
“Teleporting into History with TR VR: Taking Community Perspectives & Understandings into Another Dimension” Stanton H. Hudson Jr., Executive Director, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Peter Schiffmacher, Founder, iTours 369VR / Co-Founder, Reality Capture Experts

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site - Immigration, the role of the U.S. in global affairs, race relations, big business, the use of our natural resources…these issues dominate today’s headlines, just as they did more than a century ago, when Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.

** 2019 Chautauqua Theme for Week Two: Uncommon Ground: Communities Working Toward Solutions