Every summer, Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI) presents nine 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.

Strohl Art Center | 33 Wythe Avenue

Fowler-Kellogg Art Center | 12 Ramble Avenue


Wallpaper Diaries

This exhibition focuses on eight artists whose work involves pattern. The result will be a colorful, dynamic show, marrying and merging intricate patterns created by each artist. Works on paper, oil paintings, collages, wood wall sculpture and ceramics will be featured.

June 29–August 25 | Virtual Opening: Monday, June 29, 8:15 p.m. EST
Location: Virtual Porch

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Attention to Detail: Glass 2020

New glass works by four contemporary glass blowers and sculptors will be shown together highlighting their personal styles and techniques.

July 6–August 24 | Virtual Opening: Monday, July 6, 10 a.m. EST
Location: Virtual Porch

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2020 School of Art Emerging Artists Exhibition

This year each Student/Emerging Artists, who will be attending the seven week summer program at the Chautauqua School of Art, will exhibit one original work created pre-season highlighting their personal style.

July 13–August 19 | Virtual Opening: Monday, July 13, 10 a.m. EST
Location: Virtual Porch

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Places We Have Never Been: New Works by VACI Members

Exhibiting Members of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI) are invited to show their original artwork this summer in the Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, based on the theme Places We have Never Been.

August 10–September 30 | Virtual Opening: Monday, August 10, 10 a.m. EST
Location: Virtual Porch

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