PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

Chautauqua - An American Narrative

Thomas Becker: Chautauqua

Video duration: 4:23

Hear from Chautauqua President Thomas Becker why the Chautauqua Institution is important and relevant in today's world. Becker reflects on what it is that makes Chautauqua unique and how those qualities help to make the Institution as important today as it was when it was founded in 1874.

Episodes of Chautauqua - An American Narrative1

Video thumbnail: Chautauqua - An American Narrative Chautauqua: An American Narrative

Chautauqua - An American Narrative

Chautauqua: An American Narrative

Chautauqua has many unique offerings, from education, to the arts, to recreation.

54:11

Chautauqua: An American Narrative

54:11

See all Episodes

Clips of Chautauqua - An American Narrative8

Video thumbnail: Chautauqua - An American Narrative A Historical Perspective

Chautauqua - An American Narrative

A Historical Perspective

Learn about Chautauqua's history from Chautauqua archivist and historian Jon Schmitz

6:00

A Historical Perspective

6:00

Video thumbnail: Chautauqua - An American Narrative A Visual Tour of Chautauqua

Chautauqua - An American Narrative

A Visual Tour of Chautauqua

Explore Chautauqua and experience the natural beauty and architecture of the grounds.

4:09

A Visual Tour of Chautauqua

4:09

Video thumbnail: Chautauqua - An American Narrative A Visual Tour of the Athenaeum

Chautauqua - An American Narrative

A Visual Tour of the Athenaeum

Take a visual tour of the historic Athenaeum Hotel on the Chautauqua grounds.

2:14

A Visual Tour of the Athenaeum

2:14

Video thumbnail: Chautauqua - An American Narrative More About the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

Chautauqua - An American Narrative

More About the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

Learn more about one of Chautauqua's oldest institutions, the CLSC.

3:21

More About the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

3:21

See all

Previews of Chautauqua - An American Narrative1

Video thumbnail: Chautauqua - An American Narrative Chautauqua: An American Narrative - Preview

Chautauqua - An American Narrative

Chautauqua: An American Narrative - Preview

Airs Friday, April 27, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

0:30

Chautauqua: An American Narrative - Preview

0:30

See all