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PREVIOUS YEARS AT CHAUTAUQUA
(2017): "celebrating public spaces" - Sat. Sept. 30, 2017
A daylong celebration of PUBLIC SPACES through architecture, history, art, drama, dance, birds of prey, and landscape architecture. It included programs on public spaces in Waxahachie, TX and Chautauqua across North America. Keynote speaker was Allison Blais, Executive VP of National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum (NYC) speaking on "A Place of Remembrance and Resilience."
See 2017 PRESENTATIONS 9/30/2017 (pdf)
See 2017 FLYER (pdf)
See 2017 EXHIBITS & DEMOS) (pdf)
See 2017 SCHEDULE on 9/30/2017
See 2017 Joshua Chapel Celebration 9/29/2017
See 2017 "WAXAHACHIE CHAUTAUQUA DAY" 7/26/2017
See 2017 "Chautauqua Grove" Dedication 7/26/2017
See 2017 VIDEO
(2016): "the world of water" - Sat. Sept. 24, 2016
A daylong celebration of WATER through history, archeology, aquaponics, sea shanties, landscape architecture, glass harp, Handel's "Water Music", and so much more. Keynote speaker was Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau telling us about his "The Great Ocean Adventure."
(2015): "Chautauqua celebrates flight" - Sat. Sept. 26, 2015
A daylong celebration of FLIGHT through human space flight, DaVinci's flying machines, ancient Mayan dances of flight, WWII pilots, and flight demonstrations of both drones and birds of prey. We also honored Waxahachie native Bessie Coleman, first female African American pilot, with a re-enactment of her life. Keynote speaker was Fred Haise, Apollo 13 astronaut, telling the "Lessons Learned from the Ill-Fated Apollo 13 Mission."