SEPTEMBER 30 & October 1, 2017 | Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 5pm | Celebrate the 47th Madison Chautauqua

Find our 2017 Application on Zapplication NOW! Appy Today!


2017 Madison Chautauqua Special Event is
Circus du Chautauqua!
Look for vintage circus and carnival performers!


Apply Today for our 2nd Annual Chalk Walk!




GetAway Sweepstakes

The Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art is pleased to announce the 2016 GetAway Weekend winner is Sue Gruber from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Sue will recieve a night stay at Windy Hill Bed and Breakfast and dinner for two at The Key West Shrimp House. Congratulations Sue, we can't wait to welcome you to our town!


Calling ALL MADISON ARTISTS for 2017
Poster/T-Shirt Designs!

Come join us as the Madison Chautauqua's 2017 spotlight artists. The Madison Chautauqua committee in now looking for artist submissions for the 2017 poster design and t-shirt design. Entry fee is $20, deadline is May 15th.
Please submit designs to the Madison Visitor Center at
601 W. First St.
Madison, In 47250



Scholarship Winner

The 2016 Scholarship Winner is Bek Hoffman who graduated from Madison High School and is furthering her art studies at Ivy Tech and Ball State University.



Come experience Southern Indiana’s premier outdoor juried fine arts and crafts show.

Stroll the tree-lined streets of Madison's™ National Landmark Historic District as you shop from 250 artisans.Enjoy live performances throughout the show and a variety of ethnic foods at Riverfront Foodfest along the Ohio River. The Madison Chautauqua features artwork that is handmade and individually designed by the artist. Come and find your passion among paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, weaving, folk art, jewelry, fiber, wood, baskets, clay, glass, paper, leather and wearable art!

 Order T-Shirts Here
Order Art Prints Here

Volunteer Today!

Madison Chautauqua's Favorite Places to Stay.

riverboatlogo-2-sisters Windy Hill Bed & Breakfast 


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Looking for local artists!!! It's time for our annual art print and t-shirt design entries. All surrounding areas are invited! We also looking for local artists who would like to be included in our ... See more

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Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art

Don't forget to add it to your calendar now!!

Broadway to Vine Streets

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Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art

Broadway to Vine Streets

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Artists are getting their applications in now through zapplication. If you are an artist looking for a wonderful outdoor festival to display your Fine Art and Fine Craft, we look forward to hearing ... See more

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2016 Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art Award Winners!

Left to Right Front: Patricia Cowart, Rahmon Olugunna, Tim Peters, Lizzie Gulick
Left to Right Middle: Dale Foster, Douglas Richard, Peter ... See more

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Loved my day at this year's Chautauqua Festival! I noticed several positive changes. A huge thank you to all the volunteers, vendors and committee members!!

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Not going this year, not with the KKK there.

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Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art® - Madison, IN is in full swing! We'll be here 10-5 today and tomorrow. I'm in booth #135 on Vine Street.

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