October 08, 2015
HOUSTON – Oct. 8, 2015 – Marvel at the moon and all its mystery – while supporting the Rothko Chapel during its fall fundraiser.
The Moonrise Party on the Plaza is slated for 7:30 p.m. until 11:30pm on Saturday, October 24. The Chapel is located at 3900 Yupon St. The cost to attend is $125 per person.
Guests will enjoy live Brazilian music, handcrafted cocktails and gourmet bites. Telescopes will be on site for stargazers, provided by the Houston Astronomical Society.
The Rothko Chapel, founded by Houston philanthropists Dominique and John de Menil, was dedicated in 1971 as a sanctuary. Today it stands as a monument to art, spirituality and human rights.
Fundraisers, such as the “Moonrise Party on the Plaza,” help support the Chapel’s mission to inspire people to action through art and contemplation, to nurture reverence for the highest aspirations of humanity and to provide a forum for global concerns.
For more information, visit www.moonrisepartyontheplaza.comor call 713-524-9839.
About the Rothko Chapel
The Rothko Chapel is open to the public every day of the year at no charge and successfully interconnects art, spirituality and compassionate action through a broad array of free public programs. Founded by Houston philanthropists Dominique and John de Menil, the Chapel was dedicated in 1971 as an intimate sanctuary. Today it stands as a monument to art, spirituality and human rights. As an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization, the Chapel depends on contributions from foundations and individuals to support its mission of creating a space for contemplation and dialogue on important issues.