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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.


Songs for Justice: Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited

7:00 PM

Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited will perform deep mbira anthems, rollicking township dance grooves, and refracted glimmers of reggae, R&B, and African jazz on the Plaza.

Rothko Chapel Plaza

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Dignity, Equity & Access in the COVID Era | 2022 Virtual Symposium

8:45 AM

Reimagining Systems: Policing, Criminal Justice & the Prison Industrial Complex | 2022 Virtual Symposium

11:00 AM

Activism & Spirituality: Sustaining the Activist Spirit | 2022 Virtual Symposium

12:30 PM

A Threat to All: Redistricting, Gerrymandering & the Attack on Voting Rights | 2022 Virtual Symposium

1:45 PM

Movement Building & Organizing for Change | 2022 Virtual Symposium

3:30 PM

Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture Series in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights

6:00 PM

Ocean Music Concert for Earth Day featuring The Knights

6:30 PM

Neighborhood Community Day

11:20 AM

2020 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award
The recent award recognized 3 individuals working within the areas of art, spirituality, and human rights, who committed their life’s work toward climate justice and the creation of a more sustainable, livable and possibility-filled world. 

View the 2020 ORA Ceremony in English or Spanish on Vimeo. 

Experience past ORA ceremonies on Vimeo or Soundcloud.

Living Mindfully

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

Transformative Power of Art

Witness the Chapel come to life with provocative music and original artist projects through video and audio recordings of past concerts and performances on Vimeo and 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.

--2020 Frances Tarlton "Sissy" Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights Vimeo

--2019 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