20581
New York

The Chautauqua Experience in Summer

Founded in 1874, the Chautauqua Institution is a celebration of art, history and culture. Join us for classes, lectures and performances, all in a uniquely American lakeside village.
Rating (4.75)
Program No. 20581RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,799
Special Offer
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At a Glance

Chautauqua is a unique institution due to the confluence of people and performers, viewpoints and cultures, art forms, theories and theologies. Summer programs focus on a mix of timeless and contemporary topics throughout the week, such as Art, Music, Literature, Nature, History, Politics, Law and Religions. Come and learn for yourself why the Chautauqua experience is so very special. Airport transfer at added cost.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile on uneven terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hear from notable experts during morning classes exclusively for our Road Scholar group.
  • Your tuition includes a Chautauqua gate ticket admitting you to Amphitheater lectures featuring world-class speakers plus numerous options each day for recitals, talks, nature walks and much more.
  • Each evening offers a dazzling array of entertainment events.

General Notes

A discounted option is available for participants age 90 or older. Please call for details. To book any additional nights, please contact reservations at the Athenaeum Hotel 800-821-1881 or 716-357-4444. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
All Experts
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Barbara Sims
Barbara Sims is a lecturer and author whose knowledge or and enthusiasm for American music stirs happy memories for many in her wide audiences. During her time at Sun Record Company in Memphis from 1957-60, she wrote the liner notes for Johnny Cash and Charlie Rich’s albums, edited Sun newsletters and publicity releases and promoted sales through contact with distributors, d.j.’s, and TV dance hosts. Barbara then taught writing as well as American and English literature and culture at Louisiana State University for 36 years.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Peter S Wenz
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Andrew Roth
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Beverly Wightman
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Marc Glassman
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Tom Benson
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Tom DeAngelo
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Jane McCarthy
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Kay Hutton
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Durwood Swanson
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Barbara Sims
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Ori Z. Soltes
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