2021 Events

Whether you attend a single weekend performance with a friend or immerse yourself in nine weeks of classes, lectures and events with your partner – Chautauqua never disappoints. Here, there’s always more to experience and learn for visitors of all ages and walks of life.

Use the filters below to sort through all our events for the 2021 season. Visiting Chautauqua soon? Use our Experience Planner to plan your trip.

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July 27 @ 10:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Eric Deggans

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 28 @ 10:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Caty Borum Chattoo

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 29 @ 10:30 am Week Five (July 24–31)

Bob Mankoff

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 2 @ 10:30 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Cheryl Strayed

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 3 @ 10:30 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Frans de Waal

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 4 @ 10:30 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Jackie Acho

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 5 @ 10:30 am Week Six (July 31–August 7)

Courtney Cogburn

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 9 @ 10:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Nancy Marshall-Genzer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 10 @ 10:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Robert Doar

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 11 @ 10:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Raphael W. Bostic

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 12 @ 10:30 am Week Seven (August 7–14)

Rebecca M. Henderson

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 16 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Angus Fletcher

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 17 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Norman Ornstein, Steven Leifman, and Thomas Insel

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 18 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Bianca Jones Marlin

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 19 @ 10:30 am Week Eight (August 14–21)

Nita Farahany

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 23 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Lynsey Addario

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 24 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Françoise Adan

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 25 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Keisha N. Blain

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 26 @ 10:30 am Week Nine (August 21–29)

Evan Osnos

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly