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People from all parts of the world and all walks of life visit the Chapel for renewal and restoration. They come to experience prayer, meditation, religious services, lectures, concerts, or simply sit in silence among the magnificent Mark Rothko murals.

Sep
30

American Indian Worldview and the Concept of Rights

6:00 PM

Join us for a dialogue between Tink Tinker and Dina Gilio-Whitaker, moderated by Suzanne Benally, exploring the concept of rights for the American Indian people.

LOCATION
Vimeo Livestream

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Oct
13

Defending & Advancing the Rights of Immigrants

6:00 PM

Join us for a conversation on immigrants' rights in the US and Texas with Charles Kamasaki, Senior Cabinet Advisor of UnidosUS and Sister Norma Pimentel, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley.

LOCATION
Vimeo Livestream

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Nov
6

Illumination: Rothko Chapel’s 50th Anniversary Gala

7:00 PM

Please join us as we shine a light on extraordinary individuals who have carried on the work of our founders, Dominique and John de Menil, by building and lifting up communities around the arts, spirituality and social justice

LOCATION
The Post Oak Hotel (1600 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027)

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Feb
19

Tyshawn Sorey: Rothko Chapel Commission

7:00 PM

DACAMERA and Rothko Chapel have commissioned boundary-breaking composer Tyshawn Sorey to create a new work inspired by the Chapel and by Morton Feldman’s 20th-century masterpiece, Rothko Chapel, composed for the opening celebration.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Feb
20

Tyshawn Sorey: Rothko Chapel Commission

3:00 PM

DACAMERA and Rothko Chapel have commissioned boundary-breaking composer Tyshawn Sorey to create a new work inspired by the Chapel and by Morton Feldman’s 20th-century masterpiece, Rothko Chapel, composed for the opening celebration.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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September 2021
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The Struggle for Equality: LGBTQIA+ Rights

6:00 PM

American Indian Worldview and the Concept of Rights

6:00 PM

Defending & Advancing the Rights of Immigrants

6:00 PM

2020 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award
The recent award recognized 3 individuals working within the areas of art, spirituality, and human rights, who committed their life’s work toward climate justice and the creation of a more sustainable, livable and possibility-filled world. 

View the 2020 ORA Ceremony in English or Spanish on Vimeo. 

Experience past ORA ceremonies on Vimeo or Soundcloud.

Living Mindfully

Explore the relationship between the sacred and the self through video and audio recordings of past practices, discussions, and gatherings that cultivate a more spiritually focused and mindful life.

-Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual & Faith Traditions Soundcloud
-Twilight Meditations & Days of Observance Soundcloud
-Concept of the Divine Series Vimeo Soundcloud
-Interfaith Thanksgiving Services Vimeo Soundcloud

Transformative Power of Art

Witness the Chapel come to life with provocative music and original artist projects through video and audio recordings of past concerts and performances on Vimeo and Soundcloud.

Advancing Human Rights

Examine intersectional social justice issues from a local to global perspective through video and audio recordings of past symposia, conversations and lectures.

--2020 Frances Tarlton "Sissy" Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights Vimeo

--2019 Annual MLK Birthday Celebration Vimeo Soundcloud

--2016 Symposium: Confronting Inequality: Alternative Economies, Resilient Communities Vimeo Soundcloud

--2017 Symposium - An Act of Justice: Undoing the Legacy of Mass Incarceration Vimeo Soundcloud

--2019 Symposium - Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis Vimeo Soundcloud