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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.


Opening Spaces Campaign and Temporary Chapel Closure March 2019-Early 2020

All Day

Rothko Chapel

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Summer Solstice Observance at the University of St. Thomas

7:00 AM

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

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World AIDS Day Observance

8:30 AM

Twelve Moments: Contemplating Justice in the Christian Tradition

12:00 PM

Private Donor Event

The Chapel will close today at 4pm for our Winter Celebration, a festive reception recognizing our community of supporters. All donors who give $100 and above are invited to enjoy dessert, sparkling wine and live music on the plaza - along with guided tours of the Chapel interior. 

Chapel Hours

2 PM - 6 PM 

Private Wedding Ceremony

1:30 PM

The Chapel will close to the public at 1:30 PM for a private wedding ceremony. The Chapel will reopen to the public at 3 PM.

Twelve Moments: Renewal with New Year’s Day Crystal Bowl Meditation

12:00 PM

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.

2019 Rothko Chapel Spring Symposium
"Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis"
February 28 - March 2, 2019 in partnership with the University of St. Thomas

To learn more about topics and presenters, click here. To view the postcard, 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. 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.

Go Deeper

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