Chautauqua Institution Music Festival

Chautauqua Institution Music Festival

Sunday, Jun 28, 2020 from 10:45am to 5:00pm


Interfaith Lecture Theme :: Faith to Save the Earth

Climate change is often called a scientific or political issue, but is there an imperative that comes from a position of faith? In this week, we explore what role various faith traditions play in response to the care of the earth and how those different world views might be harnessed to prioritize our global and local response.


10:45am The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas
The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas is an Episcopal priest, author, retreat leader, and climate activist.


2:30pm The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus
The 2020 season opens with a Chautauqua favorite - the band that has participated in numerous presidential inaugural parades and supported many diplomatic missions overseas.

Location: Amphitheater

3:00-5.00 pm Counterbalance - Opening Reception

Curated by Erika Diamond, Assistant Director of VACI Galleries, Counterbalance features women working primarily in the media of Wood and Textiles, using a hybridized language of adornment and structure.

Location: Strohl Art Center/Main Gallery

3:00-5.00 pm Midwest Materials: New Photographs by Julie Blackmon - Opening Reception
This exhibition features new work by Julie Blackmon, a photographer from Springfield Missouri. Her photographs are inspired by her experiences of growing up in a large family, her current role as both photographer and mother, and the timelessness of family dynamics.

Location: Strohl Art Center/Bellowe Family Gallery

3:00-5.00 pm Tenacity - Opening Reception

This exhibition was curated in conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote.

Location: Strohl Art Center/Gallo Family Gallery

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