Category: Chauatauqua

For the 25th anniversary of our Chautauqua living history series, we're diving into how water has shaped our history and celebrating those who have navigated ice, waves, and the depths below. Communications Specialist Sarah Weissman spoke with Mary Ann Jung, who plays sixteenth-century “pirate queen” Grace O’Malley. Chautauqua 2019: Making Waves continues tonight and ends with a performance of Jung as O’Malley on July 20.
July 10, 2019
For the 25th anniversary of our Chautauqua living history series, we're diving into how water has shaped our history and celebrating those who have navigated ice, waves, and the depths below. Communications Specialist Sarah Weissman spoke with Doug Mishler, the actor-scholar who portrays Jacques Cousteau. Mishler performed for the very first Chautauqua in Maryland in 1995 as P.T. Barnum. Chautauqua 2019: Making Waves begins tonight and runs through July 20.
July 5, 2019
For the 25th anniversary of our Chautauqua living history series, we're diving into how water has shaped our history and celebrating those who have navigated ice, waves, and the depths below. Communications Specialist Sarah Weissman spoke with Keith Henley, the actor-scholar who portrays Matthew Henson.
June 27, 2019
Chris Stewart will begin as our Program Officer for Maryland History Day, Chautauqua, and the Veterans Oral History Project. Learn about our new team member.
March 11, 2019
For the 24th season of our Chautauqua living history series, Seeking Justice, we commemorated three Americans with a commitment to justice. Communications Specialist Sarah Weissman spoke with and wrote on Brian Anthony Wilson, who played Thurgood Marshall, about his first Chautauqua experience.
July 24, 2018
For the 24th season of our Chautauqua living history series, Seeking Justice, we are commemorating three Americans with a commitment to justice. In a blog post, Communications Specialist Sarah Weissman features Bill Grimmette, who portrays Frederick Douglass.
July 12, 2018
A woman with gray jack and gray wig gestures in front of a large American flag.
For the 24th season of our Chautauqua living history series, Seeking Justice, we are commemorating three Americans with a commitment to justice. In a blog post, Communications Specialist Sarah Weissman features Susan Marie Frontczak, who portrays Eleanor Roosevelt.  
July 6, 2018
Doug Mishler
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