• Mather Insights for Living and Aging Well

    3 videos

    Premiering at 9 a.m. ET Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

    Hosted by Alice St. Clair, Mather Insights for Living and Aging Well offers key insights from Mather Institute researchers about happiness, brain health, and ways to reimagine aging.

    Mather is a unique, 80-year-old, not-for-profit organizati...

  • The Lakeside of History


    Premiering at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

    A brief look at the history of Chautauqua Lake and its importance to the surrounding area.

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive ea...

  • Middle East Update: Ambassador Dennis Ross with Geoff Kemp

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. ET Thursday, October 7, 2021.

    Ambassador Dennis Ross joins Geoff Kemp for the 2021 Middle East Update with focus on Afghanistan. This special CHQ Assembly event was originally scheduled for an in-person program during Week Nine of the 2021 summer assembly season.

  • Eric Gutman’s From Broadway to Obscurity

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. ET Sunday, March 28, 2021.

    Premiere of: "Eric Gutman's From Broadway to Obscurity", which was recorded at Marygrove Theatre by Detroit Public TV and Detroit Public Theatre, is a musical love letter to both Broadway and Michigan. At the peak of his career playing s...

  • 2021 Virtual Gallery Tours

    6 videos

    Visit the Chautauqua Visual Arts galleries virtually.

    "Counterbalance" features artists: Liz Collins, Kelly Dzioba, Annie Evelyn, Phoebe Kuo, Heather MacKenzie, Na Chainkua Reindorf, Ruby Troup

    "Co-Existence" features artists: Cecile Chong, Jennifer Ling Datchuk, QiuChen Fan, and Cathy Lu


  • Bishop John Shelby Spong -- His last public lecture

    Originally broadcast on June 28, 2018.

    Probably America’s best-known spokesperson for an open, scholarly, and inclusive Christianity, Bishop John Shelby Spong has achieved an almost legendary reputation. A deeply committed Christian, he insists that he must also speak as an informed citizen of 2...

  • CHQ Community Shorts

    10 videos

    Short documentaries highlighting some of Chautauqua Institution's programs and initiatives.

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing a...

  • The Definition of Insanity (2020)

    The PBS documentary “The Definition of Insanity” is made available for viewing through CHQ Assembly by Norm Ornstein and features Miami-Dade Judge Steve Leifman. Ornstein and Leifman, joined by Thomas Insel, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, discussed the Miami-Dade Crim...

  • Interfaith Leaders and Legends

    4 videos

    Interfaith Leaders and Legends with Dr. Eboo Patel.

    Interfaith Leaders and Legends, presented by Dr. Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a non-profit organization working to make interfaith cooperation a social norm in America.

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chauta...