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.
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.
Chapel Closure for Opening Spaces Site Development
The Rothko Chapel and grounds will be closed from March 2019 through June 2020. This temporary closure is the first part of the implementation of the Rothko Chapel Opening Spaces master plan focused on restoring the Chapel as a unique sacred art site, serving the growing number of visitors and program participants, and setting the stage for programmatic expansion.
2020 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award
The upcoming award recognizes 3 individuals working within the areas of art, spirituality, and human rights, who have committed their life’s work toward climate justice and the creation of a more sustainable, livable and possibility-filled world.
While the next Óscar Romero Award (ORA) Ceremony is scheduled to be held in June 2020, due to COVID-19 concerns we will not hold any programs at the Chapel until it is safe to do so for our staff and visitors. Please check back for event announcements and updates here. Experience past ORA ceremonies on Vimeo or Soundcloud.
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
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.
-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