Every summer, Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI) presents 10 exhibitions in the galleries of the Strohl and Fowler-Kellogg Art Centers, as well as the Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden. These diverse spaces allow VACI to host a variety of contemporary shows from nationally recognized artists. The focus in our galleries is on contemporary work in a wide range of media and sensibilities.


Exhibition & Sponsorship Forms

Exhibition and Sponsorship Forms

VACI Art in the Park Form

VACI Members Exhibition Form

VACI Exhibition Proposal Form

VACI Sponsorship Form

VACI Partners Membership

VACI Partners is a membership-driven organization committed to the creative vitality of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution. Members are crucial to our success! Take advantage of our benefits so we can thank you for your support.

  • Members only tour of the Chautauqua School of Art Student Exhibition with gallery docent Barbi Price.

  • Art Movie Night – featuring "Wasteland" – Free to members!

  • Exhibition privileges in the annual VACI Partners Open Member’s Exhibition

  • Regular members get a 10% discount in the Gallery Store at the Strohl Arts Center on Wednesdays.

  • VACI Plus Individual and VACI Plus Couple members get a 10% discount everyday in the Gallery Store at the Strohl Art Center.

  • Invited to attend the Closing Reception for the Galleries.

  • Free subscription to our VACI Partners on-line newsletter.

VACI Partners Membership Form


Simply fill out the 2018 membership form and bring it to the Strohl Art Center with your payment during the 2018 season, or mail it to VACI Partners, PO Box 254, Chautauqua, NY 14722. Your membership card and Benefit Gala tickets will be available for pickup at the Strohl Art Center.