About Chautauqua Craftsmen & Artisans

of the Black Hills

Chautauqua: noun chau*tau*qua shuh-taw-kwuh

traveling shows and local assemblies that flourished in rural America in the late 19th - early 20th centuries; providing education, lectures, entertainment and culture


We are a non-profit center in Hot Springs SD established to promote the arts by providing public education, professional development, and an artisan's marketplace which allows visitors to view, share and purchase work by local craftsmen and artisans.

We have 501c3 status and welcome donations to help us reach our education and community outreach goals.