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

The 2017 application is now closed. Be on the lookout for 2018 in February.


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


Apply Today for our 2nd Annual Chalk Walk!




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They Have Been Revealed!!!

Check out the RoundAbout and Madison Courier for great articales on both!


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Scholarship Winner Joseph Belt!

The 2017 Scholarship Winner is Joseph Belt who graduated fromShawe Memorial High School and is furthering his art studies at Purdue University this fall.



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!

 Buy at the festival or the Madison Visitor Center
Buy at the festival or the Madison Visitor Center
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Madison Chautauqua's Favorite Places to Stay.

riverboatWindy Hill Bed & Breakfast 


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Photos from Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art® - Madison, IN's post

Meet the Artist!

Linda Drescher designs and creates one of a kind pieces of jewelry. She makes rings, necklaces, bracelets and more. Be sure to stop at her booth at this years chautauqua to see them ... See more

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The 2017 Chautauqua Poster

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Dick Close Design, Eye Candy watercolors

Meet the Artist

Dick Close will be among the many fine artists displaying at this year's Chautauqua. He specializes in water color paintings. He covers a wide range of subjects including still lives

And more exhibiting artists at http://madisonchautauqua.com/exhibiting-artists/ ... See more

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Meet The Artists

Chautauqua is very excited to have Frosty Rankin as one of our exhibiting artists. Frosty has won many awards for his paintings. He often depicts American themed landscapes. You can

Be sure to also check out our other arts on the Chautauqua website.

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Meet The Artisans!

Patti Beck originates from Sharpsville Indiana. She makes beautiful medium clay figurines through her business, Herbs and Clay Pottery. Learn more about Patti and our other

http://madisonchautauqua.com/exhibiting-artists/ ... See more

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Meet the Artist

Dallas Galbraith, an artist who creates beautiful works from metal will be selling his work at this years Chautauqua. His hanging sculptures often capture tranquil landscapes.

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Chalk Walk – Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art

Calling all Artists Young & Old!

This is the second year the Chalk Walk contest will be taking place on Elm Street between W. 1st Street and W. 2nd Street durring Chautauqua weekend. Drawing begins

Applicants Prices
before Sept. 1st- $10
after Sept. 1st- $15

Visit the link below for more information!
http://madisonchautauqua.com/chalk-walk/ ... See more

is a unique opportunity to watch artists draw their work right on the street! The event is based on an Italian tradition of street painting that dates to the 16th century, known as

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Timeline Photos

Congratulations to the Madison Chautauqua's 2017 scholarship winner Joseph Belt! We wish him great achievements in his future at Purdue University. #scholarshipwinner #purdueuniversity ... See more

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Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art

Broadway to Vine Streets

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Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art® - Madison, IN

Don't forget the extended deadline ends tomorrow!!
#madisonindianaartists #localartistswanted

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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