Get Involved

As a not-for-profit organization, Muskoka Chautauqua relies on the support of our generous community.

Artist and Performer Applications

We are always looking for artists, performers, literary lecturers and others to join us in presenting at the Muskoka Chautauqua Arts & Culture Festival. If you’re interested in applying to be apart of the festival, please fill out an application here.


We are always looking for eager and excited volunteers to help us make Muskoka Chautauqua bigger and better! If you’re interested, please complete this form.

Playing Card Fundraiser

Purchase Playing Card Decks and Original Artwork

Our 2023 annual fundraiser is Artist Designed Playing Cards! A beautiful deck with each card designed by a different artist in our area. Original framed cards are also available for purchase. Pick up is located in Port Carling.


Through the generosity of our patrons, we are able to bring exceptional talent from elsewhere to the Muskoka region. If you are interested in becoming the patron for a specific programming element of our summer festival, please contact us here. We have exciting patron opportunities at various donation levels available.


Muskoka Chautauqua offers exciting opportunities for corporate sponsors big and small. Sponsorship packages included logo and name recognition across a variety of media outlets along with event print and digital signage. Sponsors also have access to various event opportunities such as naming rights, exclusive digital content, VIP receptions, reserved seating. For more information, please download our 2024 Sponsorship Package.

All sponsorships are customized to meet sponsor’s specific needs. For more information, please contact our sponsorship team here.


We couldn’t do what we do without the generous ongoing support from our donors, patrons and sponsors, who allow Muskoka Chautauqua to keep our programs open and accessible to all. We would like to acknowledge and thank everyone who helps us bring our vision to life.

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Individual Donors

Kathie Nunno

Anne Clement

Margaret Atkinson

Diane Adamson Brdar

Marg Bartlett

Charlotte Grahamdyball

Steve Grigg

Greg Hall

Sheila MacIver

Mikayla Smith

Christopher Smith

Elizabeth King

Doug McIntyre

Patricia Marshall

Carleton Millar

Susan Murphy

Judith Needham

Roland Nimmo

Rosemary Norbruis

Gayle Nummelin

Mikayla Paro

John Wright

Don & Karen Lang

Margaret More

Erin Monett

James Murphy

Jennie Keating

Martha & Alf Davis

Sandy Lockhart

John McNair

Elizabeth Clarke

Jane Angus

Marc Benoit

JP Bergeron

Massey Beveridge

Collin Reaney

Mary Connolly

Donald Currie

Sheila Day

Janice Dunlop

Gary Elliot

William Etherington

Jane Evans

Megan Faulkner

Susan Fraser

Rebecca Brown

Donald Burwell

John Cleghorn

Patricia Collie

Michelle Vincent

Robert Visentin

Karen Wade

Terrance Wolf

John Wright


Sandy McIntyre

Seasons in the Country

Fine Thymes Bistro and Bakery

Susan Gosevitz

Rudy Haggeman

Alex Hyslop

Linda Langford

Marilyn Leahy

Rene Leenaars

Kathryn Posluns

Deanna Rumsey

Katherine Sebold

Smellies Print Shop

Carol-Lynn Smilsky

Mark Stivrins

Donald Thompson

Holly Veitch


Audrey S. Hellyer Charitable Foundation

Jackman Foundation

Lang Family Foundation