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chautauqua

(ʃəˈtɔːkwə)
n
(Education) (in the US, formerly) a summer school or educational meeting held in the summer
[C19: named after Chautauqua, a lake in New York near which such a school was first held]

Chau•tau•qua

(ʃəˈtɔ kwə, tʃə-)

n.
1. Lake, a lake in SW New York. 18 mi. (29 km) long.
2. a village on this lake: summer educational center.
3. the annual summer meetings of this center, with public lectures, concerts, etc.
4. (usu. l.c.) a similar assembly elsewhere.

Chautauqua

 an educational assembly modelled on that at Lake Chautauqua, 1874.
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Lush (music history, American music, and concert band, McHenry County College) examines the role of music in the Chautauqua movement between 1874 and the 1930s, the place of Chautauqua on the spectrum between education and entertainment, and the role of music in defining that place.
The travelling 'Circuit Chautauqua' shows were the product of the Chautauqua movement which had a strong rational recreation heritage.
Born out of the Chautauqua movement in New York State in the 1870s, the study circle concept was later exported to Sweden.
Settlement houses, the YM/WCA, and the Chautauqua movement, all promoted the development of campgrounds, a camping ethos, and educational programs in the natural environment with varied goals--social uplift, informal education and community building, and spiritual/religious growth.
Democracy as Discussion ends by connecting the discussion movement to the forum movement, descended from New England town meetings, the lyceum movement, and the chautauqua movement.
This article briefly introduces the reader to the Chautauqua Institution that then became the Chautauqua Movement.
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The Chautauqua movement later that century took a traveling tent show throughout the country, creating literary and art societies.
Secular colonies such as those of the Chautauqua movement provided mind-expanding lectures and concerts along with the more anodyne of the resort pleasures.
The Chautauqua Movement originated in 1874, with the expressed purpose of training Sunday-School teachers.
At a time when the Chautauqua Movement was at its height in the United States, the youthful and energetic editor of the Atlanta Constitution, Henry Woodfin Grady (1850-1889), proposed for the Atlanta area a Piedmont Chautauqua to be excelled by no other in the country.
The importance of the Chautauqua movement in American popular culture has long been recognized.