Lectures

The Chautauqua Lecture Platform


10:45 a.m., Monday-Friday, Amphitheater

During Chautauqua Institution’s nine-week summer season, each week’s programs center on a thought-provoking theme. The 10:45 a.m. lecture platform features world-renowned speakers on topics that illuminate the week’s theme. Ideas and opinions are exchanged in an open, challenging atmosphere. Chautauqua's knowledgeable audiences have the opportunity to participate in question-and-answer sessions at the conclusion of each lecture.

Lectures Products

A Letter to the Year 2100

A Letter to the Year 2100

Jun 30, 2000
Peace is More Than Absence of War

Peace is More Than Absence of War

Jun 29, 2000
The Dangers of Being Nice

The Dangers of Being Nice

Jun 27, 2000
The Story of American Freedom

The Story of American Freedom

Jun 26, 2000