arts in motion

Arts in Motion/Spirit of Chautauqua, celebrates, promotes, and builds awareness about the richness, diversity and excellence of the island arts, heritage and cultural community. It consists of interactive street demonstrations, performances, talks and nighttime concerts.

Check out the daily programs below!

Chautauqua Program 1 English

Chautauqua Program 2 English

Arts in Motion/ Spirit of Chautauqua Returns to Summerside in 2017
The cultural festival Arts in Motion/Spirit of Chautauqua will place island culture center stage when it returns to downtown Summerside July 11th to 16th. Two of the headline bands have been confirmed by organizers, Wyatt Heritage Properties Inc. Culture Summerside and Le Belle Alliance.

Lori Ellis, director of Wyatt Heritage Properties Inc. is excited about the calibre of the line up this year. Come and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Wyatt
House and the Lefurgey Cultural Centre as we host the 2017 Chautauqua on the grounds of Wyatt Heritage Properties.

We would like to thank Canadian Heritage, La Belle-Alliance and the City of Summerside for their ongoing support.