events

take part

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.

Feb
1

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Feb
7

Twelve Moments: Daoist Tradition

12:00 PM

Learn about and practice Daoist Inner Alchemy from the San Feng lineage.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Feb
8

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Feb
15

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Feb
15

Concept of the Divine: Ilia Delio and Bill Kerley

7:00 PM

Join us for a conversation on the intersection of science and religion with Ilia Delio, a theologian specializing in evolution, physics, and neuroscience and Bill Kerley, a Jungian psychological and spiritual teacher.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Feb
20

Breath: The Transitory Sound and Movement Collective

7:00 PM

A site-specific sound and movement work created by The Transitory Sound and Movement Collective will explore the dynamics and subtleties of what life is at its essence.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Feb
22

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
1

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
3

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
7

Twelve Moments: Zoroastrian Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
8

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
8

Twilight Moments: International Women’s Day Observation

6:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
10

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
15

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
17

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
20

Arts and Activism: An Evening with Peter Sellars

7:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
22

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
24

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
24

Music and Spoken Word: The Sounds of El Salvador

4:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
27

Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil

7:00 PM

Join us for this special reading celebrating the launch of William Middleton¹s book on the de Menils: Double Vision.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
29

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Mar
31

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Apr
4

Twelve Moments: Zen Buddhist Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Apr
7

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Apr
10

In a Moss Garden: The Sounds of Japan

7:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Apr
14

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Apr
17

Concept of the Divine: Jerry Woodfill

7:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Apr
21

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

Apr
28

Yoga on the Plaza

9:00 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

May
2

Twelve Moments: Islamic Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

Register/More Info

January 2018
SMTWTFS
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Offsite Film Screening: SACRED

5:00 PM

Twelve Moments: New Year’s Day Crystal Bowls

12:00 PM

Late Opening

1:30 PM

The Chapel hours for the day will be 1:30 PM - 6 PM. 

Chapel Hours

12 - 6 PM

Wedding Rehearsal

5 PM

There will be a wedding rehearsal in the Chapel between 5-6 PM. The Chapel will remain open to the public but there will be talking and possibly music inside during this time.

Private Wedding Ceremony

4:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public for the day at 4:30 PM for a private wedding ceremony. The Chapel will reopen to the public on January 14th at 10 AM.

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Audio Installation

11:00 AM

Chapel Closed

4:00 PM

The Chapel will close early at 4 PM in preparation for our evening MLK program.

Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

7:00 PM

Private Wedding Ceremony

4:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public for the day at 4:30 PM for a private wedding ceremony. The Chapel will reopen to the public on January 21st at 10 AM.

Wedding Rehearsal

5 PM

A wedding rehearsal will be held in the Chapel between 5 - 6 PM. The Chapel will remain open to the public but there will be talking and possibly music inside during this time.

Private Wedding Ceremony

3:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public at 3:30 PM for a private wedding ceremony. The Chapel will reopen to the public at 5 PM.

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Twelve Moments: Daoist Tradition

12:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Concept of the Divine: Ilia Delio and Bill Kerley

7:00 PM

Private Memorial Service

2:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public at 2:30 PM for a private memorial service. The Chapel will reopen to the public at 4 PM. 

this season’s experiences

Each season, the Rothko Chapel brings together programs engaging the breadth of human experience. This program season brings you discussions with human rights luminaries and religious leaders, dialogues on issues affecting the world, site-specific music experiences, and activities that encourage a more spiritual and mindful way of living.

Experience the transformative power of this sacred space. Download the program brochure here

2017 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award Ceremony

The biennial Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award (ORA) is given in recognition of courageous, grassroots human rights advocacy. Named after Archbishop Óscar Romero of San Salvador, the 2017 Award will be particularly meaningful as it falls on the centennial of Archbishop Romero’s birth. This year the Chapel recognizes two individuals leading efforts in undoing and addressing the impact of mass incarceration. To learn more, click here. To view the program postcard, click here.

Concept of the Divine

Gather as speakers from diverse faith communities and sectors of society share their personal spiritual journey, how it has shaped their views about their place in the cosmos, and impacted their service to community. To learn more, click here.

Living Mindfully

Providing a space to explore the relationship between the sacred  and the self, this series includes practices, discussions, and gatherings that cultivate a more spiritually focused and mindful life.  To learn more about our Twelve Moments series, click here.

Concerts in the Chapel

Witness the Chapel come to life with soul-stirring  and provocative music, spoken word and movement. To learn more about upcoming concerts, click here.

go deeper

Schedule a group or guided visit, reserve the space for a private service, or view past events.