events

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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
6

Twelve Moments: Jewish Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Sep
21

International Day of Peace Observation: Apollo Chamber Players

6:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Oct
4

Twelve Moments: Baha’i Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Oct
5

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Oct
12

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Oct
12

Art and Incarceration: Poetry, Theatre and Music in and about Captivity

7:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Oct
19

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Oct
26

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Nov
1

Twelve Moments: Hindu Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Nov
2

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Nov
9

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Nov
12

2017 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award Ceremony

3:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Nov
16

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Nov
16

33rd Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

7:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Nov
30

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Dec
6

Twelve Moments: Christian Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jan
15

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

All Day

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Feb
7

Twelve Moments

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Mar
7

Twelve Moments: Zoroastrian Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Apr
4

Twelve Moments: Zen Buddhist Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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May
2

Twelve Moments: Islamic Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jun
6

Twelve Moments: Sikh Tradition

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jun
21

Summer Solstice Sunrise Observation

6:20 AM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jun
21

Summer Solstice Sunset Observation

8:20 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jul
11

Twelve Moments: Mindfulness for Parents and Children

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Aug
1

Twelve Moments: Laughter Meditation

12:00 PM

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Summer Sounds on the Plaza: Jacqui Sutton and the Frontier Jazz Orchestra

7:00 PM

Volunteer Training

5 PM

The Chapel will close early to the public at 5 PM for volunteer training. 

Vicarious Trauma: Healing from Within

6:00 PM

Twelve Moments: Mindfulness for Parents and Children

12:00 PM

Volunteer Training

5 PM

The Chapel will close early to the public at 5 PM for volunteer training. 

Filming in Chapel

12:15 PM

Visit Houston will be filming inside the Chapel between 12:15-1:15 PM. The Chapel will remain open to the public during this time. By entering the Chapel during this time, visitors will be agreeing to potentially be included in Visit Houston's footage and in the video they are creating.

Delayed Opening

Due to maintenance work, the Chapel will be opening at 11 AM.

Private Memorial Service

4:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public for the day at 4:30 PM for a private memorial service. The Chapel will reopen Sunday, August 27th at 10 AM.

Twelve Moments: Jewish Tradition

12:00 PM

Volunteer Training

3:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public at 3:30 PM for volunteer training. The Chapel will reopen to the public at 4:30 PM.

Volunteer Training

3:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public at 3:30 PM for volunteer training. The Chapel will reopen to the public at 4:30 PM.

this season’s experiences

Each season, the Rothko Chapel brings together programs engaging the breadth of human experience. We bring you discussions with human rights luminaries, dialogues around issues affecting the world, spiritually evocative music, and activities that encourage a more mindful way of living.

Download the program brochure here

2017 Rothko Chapel Symposium
An Act of Justice: Undoing the Legacy of Mass Incarceration

Join people from diverse political, racial, cultural, economic, and religious backgrounds to strengthen our collective efforts to deconstruct dehumanizing systems while developing systems and practices that promote human rights, equity, and justice. To learn more click here.

Concept of the Divine

Experience a unique opportunity for speakers to share how their personal concept of the Divine has changed over time, as well as shaped their lives, their service to the community, and views about their place in the cosmos. As an organization committed to interfaith dialogue and engagement, this series offers an excellent opportunity to hear from people from diverse faith communities, and other sectors of society about this important topic. To learn more click here.

Living Mindfully

Explore the relationship between the sacred and the self in this series that includes practices conducive to a more spiritually focused and mindful life.

Concerts in the Chapel

Encounter beautiful and moving performances from various artists, enhanced by the atmosphere of the Rothko Chapel.

go deeper

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