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.

Jun
1

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool with Henderson Smith

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel Plaza

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Jun
5

Twilight Meditation for World Environment Day

6:00 PM

Explore our sacred connection to the Earth and our call to action for environmental justice.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jun
7

Twelve Moments: Sufi Meditation

12:00 PM

Join us for an Ismaili meditation with Ryan Makhani and Shaida Adatia

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jun
8

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool with Henderson Smith

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel Plaza

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Jun
15

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool with Henderson Smith

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel Plaza

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Jun
21

Summer Solstice Sunrise Observation

6:20 AM

Walk a labyrinth to celebrate sunrise on the summer solstice.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jun
21

Summer Solstice Sunset Observation

8:20 PM

Celebrate sunset on the summer solstice with Taiko drumming.

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jun
22

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool with Henderson Smith

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel Plaza

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Jun
29

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool with Henderson Smith

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel Plaza

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Jul
5

Twelve Moments: Laughter Meditation

12:00 PM

Use laughter in a joyful meditation with Stephen Findley

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jul
6

Summer Sounds on the Plaza: Boomtown Brass Band

7:00 PM

Boomtown Brass Band performs the high-energy hot jazz of 1920s New Orleans

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Jul
20

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

7:00 PM

Join us on the Plaza for a blend of jazz and bluegrass music from Jacqui Sutton and the Frontier Jazz Orchestra

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Aug
2

Twelve Moments: Mindfulness for Parents and Children

12:00 PM

Join Licensed Psychologist and meditation instructor Ann Friedman, Ph.D., for a experiential mindfulness offering for parents and children

LOCATION
Rothko Chapel

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Music in Darkness

7:00 PM

Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions

12:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Menilfest: Anecdote of the Spirit and walk

3:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Program Set Up

4 PM

The Chapel will close to the public at 4 PM for program set up.

Thoughtful Journey: a Discussion of the Works of Dr. Rebecca Peabody with Valerie Cassel Oliver

5:00 PM

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 PM

Feminist Perspectives of the Divine in Islam

7:00 PM

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 at this time.

Wedding Rehearsal

5 PM

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

Private Wedding Ceremony

2:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public at 2:30 PM for a private wedding ceremony and will reopen to the public at 4 PM.

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

5:00 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.

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.