Muskoka Chautauqua is a not-for-profit organization fostering arts and culture, culminating in a summer festival in the historic village of Windermere.

August 6–15, 2021

Muskoka Chautauqua is a community for the curious and creative.

Springing from a tradition that started 100 years ago, when the village of Windermere attracted North America’s leading thinkers to its shores, Muskoka Chautauqua is one of the longest-running and more iconic cultural institutions in the region.

2020 Windermere Village Festival of the Arts

Join the principal players of the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra in virtual concert as a part of the Muskoka Chautauqua Music & Arts Festival! The concert features a selection of wonderful works performed in small ensembles.

OperaMuskoka presents a recent Toronto City Opera production of Les Contre d’Hoffman with artist interviews and commentary by Artistic Director Jennifer Tung.

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Thank you so much for the opportunity to be the Artist-in-Residence at Cleves this year! It was an amazingly rich and rewarding experience.. Going with the flow each day, meeting wonderful students and meeting the team at Muskoka Chautauqua. THANK YOU


Thank you for the experience you gave us of Muskoka and Chautauqua and cranberries and the enchanting Wasan Island and a real autumn too—all in such a very short time!

You provided another new dimension of Chautauqua which brought us home deepened and inspired to continue our Chautauqua work with fervor!

M & K