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.
Opening Spaces Campaign and Temporary Chapel Closure March 2019-Early 2020
World Environment Day: Morning Mindfulness Walk at the Houston Arboretum
Join the Rothko Chapel in celebrating World Environment Day at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.
Summer Solstice Observance at the University of St. Thomas
Join the Rothko Chapel in celebrating the summer solstice with a morning labyrinth walk and music at the labyrinth in the Gueymard Meditation Garden at the University of St. Thomas, Houston.
Labyrinth at the University of St. Thomas, Houston
The Chapel will be closed from 1:30 - 2:15 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience, please plan your trip accordingly.
Private Memorial Service
The Chapel will close to the public at 5 PM for a private memorial service. The Chapel will reopen to the public Saturday, April 11 at 10 AM.
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
The Chapel will close to the public for the day at 5:30 PM for a private wedding ceremony. The Chapel will reopen to the public on Sunday, August 19 at 10 AM.
There will be a wedding rehearsal in the Chapel between 5 - 6 PM. The Chapel will remain open to the public during this time but there will be talking and possibly music.
This Season’s Experiences
The Rothko Chapel invites people from all backgrounds and walks of life to discover how to address the diverse and complex needs in the world around us. In addition to offering a quiet place for reflection, meditation, and prayer, the Chapel presents public programs that celebrate community, address contemporary human rights issues, explore the transcendent power of art, and lift up wisdom found in the world's religions. The Chapel is open to the public at no charge every day of the year.
We invite you to experience the transformative power of this sacred space. To view the 2018-19 Season Brochure, click here.
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. To learn more about our International Days of Observance and Solidarity series, click here.
Transformative Power of Art
Witness the Chapel come to life with provocative music and original artist projects. To learn more about upcoming programs, click here.
Advancing Human Rights
For the next year, the Rothko Chapel’s programming will explore the human impact of climate change, with special attention to those who live on the social, political and economic margins, and how communities are effectively addressing this global challenge. To learn more about upcoming programs, click here.