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Illumination: Rothko Chapel’s 50th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, November 6, 2021
at 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM on Sunday, November 7, 2021

To register visit the Illumination page on rothkochapel.org/give

HONORING

Lori Cohen & Christopher Rothko
Daniella & Carlos Correa / Correa Family Foundation
Reverends Juanita & Rudy Rasmus

Saturday, November 6, 2021
The Post Oak Hotel • Houston, Texas

Black Tie Optional

Please join us as we shine a light on extraordinary individuals who have carried on the work of our founders, Dominique and John de Menil, by building and lifting up communities around the arts, spirituality and social justice. 

Hosted by the illustrious Post Oak Hotel, guests will enjoy a festive evening of cocktails, dinner, music and some surprises along with a program celebrating our honorees.

Funds raised by the gala will support the Chapel's rich program offerings and help us to maintain and steward our landmark building, artwork and grounds.


GALA CHAIRS

Sanford L. Dow
Isabel & Ignacio Torras

AUCTION CHAIRS

Joyce Echols & Steve Wyatt
Christina & Troy Porter

PRESENTING SPONSOR

The Muriel Pollia Foundation

UNDERWRITERS

Anonymous
Architecture Research Office
Art Blocks
Maire and David Baldwin
Correa Family Foundation
Sanford L. Dow
Fabergé Inc.
Ann & J Kent Friedman / Esther Friedman Family Foundation
Fairfax Dorn and Marc Glimcher
Bennie Flores Ansell and David Ansell / Holly and Josh Hudley
Karen Rosa and Jim King
Virginia and Lee Lahourcade
Linbeck Group, LLC
Marek Brothers
Katherine and Joseph Mele
Oniel and Jan Mendenhall / Trini Mendenhall
Micheline and German Newall
Michael R. Piana
Christina and Troy Porter
Lori Cohen and Christopher Rothko
Rocky Lai / STOA International Architects, Inc.
Isabel and Ignacio Torras
Thomas L. Woltz
Joyce Echols and Steve Wyatt
Phase 1 Construction Team (Ruppert Landscape, Humphrey Company, Galindo & Boyd, Diffco, Renfrow + CO, Pieper-Houston Electric, Kauffman Co.)


Thank you for your interest in Illumination: Rothko Chapel's 50th Anniversary Gala. We hope to see you there!

For additional information, please contact Thuy Tran, Director of Advancement, at 713.660.1405 or by email.

event location

  • The Post Oak Hotel (1600 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027)

event contact