Join us for a thought-provoking week, where you’ll hear five eminent historians discuss various lesser-known events in world history that created a major impact on the world of today. 

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 Bestor Plaza, reflecting the ambiance of Chautauqua  The tranquil gardens of Chautauqua  The Athenaeum Hotel, centrally located in Chautauqua, New York  The idyllic porch at the historic Hotel Athenaeum  The scenic lakefront at Chautauqua

Smithsonian at Chautauqua: Moments that Changed the World

8 days from $3,795

Join us for a thought-provoking week, where you’ll hear five eminent historians discuss various lesser-known events in world history that created a major impact on the world of today. 

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

The Chautauqua Week, in particular the lecturer provided by Smithsonian Journeys, made the intellectual and community aspect of the stay remarkable.  

- Edward W.

Chautauqua is unique and Smithsonian programs exploit all of its wonderful opportunities. 

- Douglas M.

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Jun 22 - 29, 2019 Departure
Joseph Snyder

Joseph Snyder

Joseph Snyder was a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service officer for 30 years, serving at diplomatic posts in Thailand, Iran, Taiwan, Malaysia, Austria and Washington, D.C. Among other positions, Joseph was Deputy U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and to the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, where he worked on nuclear issues in North Korea, Iran and Iraq. Joseph has traveled and lectured extensively throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He earned his undergraduate degree at Georgetown and his graduate degree at Yale, majoring in international relations with an emphasis on the history, politics and economics of Asia. He speaks Mandarin Chinese, German and French.