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 


7 months ago

I heard that the KKK are protesting during this festival at the Firemans Park for 3 hrs. along with Hanover college against the KKK. Don't they have to get a permit to protest? If so who gave them ... See more

7 months ago

Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art - travelindiana.com

Don't miss the Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art® - Madison, IN this weekend! Blacksmithing, wood- turning and chainsaw sculpture are just a few of the art forms attendees will have the opportunity ... See more

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7 months ago

A big thank you to all of you who came out to the Art and Apples show this past weekend in Rochester! It was a crazy weather weekend, showing us that fall is definitely here whether we like it or ... See more

8 months ago

Timeline Photos

Congratulations to Sue Gruber of Ohio! She is this year's GetAway winner!

8 months ago

2016 New Artists

Potter, Jason R. Bove specializes in pottery intended for every day use while also serving as beautiful works of art.

8 months ago

Last chance to enter to win the Madison Chautauqua GetAway Weekend! Don't miss out on this opportunity to visit our one of a kind town!

8 months ago

Just saw your new website home page. Looks great! Congratulations! 🙂 Georgie

8 months ago

Application to Chalk Walk – Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art

NEW!!! At The Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art 2016 is a Chalk Walk!!! We are so excited and can't wait for all of the masterpieces. Find the application to join here ... See more

Application to Chalk Walk Chautauqua Chalk Walk Chalk Walk Apply Today! 2016 Madison Chautauqua Chalk Walk Cost before September 1, 2016: $10 Cost after September 1, 2016: $15 Your Name (required) ... See more

9 months ago

Madison Chautauqua GetAway Weekend

It's Time!!!! GetAway Weekend Time!!! Get in to win at the link below.

Also note this year's GetAway is to return to our amazingly beaytiful town ... See more

Enter to win the 2016 Madison Chautauqua Weekend Getaway Contest! Let us do all the planning. One lucky entrant will receive luxury accommodations for two at the Windy Hill Bed and Breakfast in ... See more

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