suzanne deal booth welcome house

enhance your experience

Please note that the Suzanne Deal Booth Welcome House and the Rothko Chapel are currently closed due to COVID-19.

all are welcome

The Rothko Chapel welcomes over 100,000 visitors each year from all over the world and all walks of life. Welcome to this space of reflection, community, and connection. 

your experience starts here

At the Suzanne Deal Booth Welcome House, you begin and enhance your Rothko Chapel experience. Explore the history of this renowned sacred art space by reading the stories of the Chapel's founders, artists, and architects. Discover your place within the Chapel's community by learning about upcoming public programs and partnerships. Engage with the Chapel's future by becoming a donor and Friend of the Chapel, learning about the Opening Spaces Campaign, or joining our volunteer Guild program. Chapel staff are here to guide you along your way.

The Suzanne Deal Booth Welcome House is located at 1410 Sul Ross, across the street from the Chapel itself, and is temporarily closed due to COVID-19.

The Chapel and grounds remain closed to the public until mid-July while the restoration is completed and health and safety precautions are finalized.

explore the Chapel Shop

The Chapel experience is not isolated - it extends into the world through each visitor. The Chapel Shop provides keepsakes and momentos to help the experience of this unique space continue. Explore thoughtfully curated books, gifts, souvenirs, and education tools, all driven by the Chapel's mission to illuminate our shared humanity and inspire action leading to a world where all are treated with dignity and respect.

health and safety tips for visiting

To ensure the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, the following guidelines are in place for the Suzanne Deal Booth Welcome House:

  • masks are required for all visitors over the age of 10
  • maintain social distancing of 6 feet
  • maximum occupancy will be limited to ensure appropriate distancing
  • credit card transations only
  • contact points will be minimized
  • visitors are encouraged to only touch merchandise or brochures they intend to keep
  • high-touch surfaces will be regularly cleaned and sanitized

The Suzanne Deal Booth Welcome House staff members will be wearing personal protective equipment and practicing social distancing. All staff have undergone training to manage and implement our health and safety procedures to ensure the Welcome House is a safe space for all, please respect any instruction provided to you by our team.

To review the Chapel's full health and safety procedures for COVID-19, visit our health and safety page.

Street parking is free and available on Yupon, Branard, and Sul Ross streets around the Chapel. Please pay attention to all parking regulation signs.

Rothko Chapel visitors are also welcome to use the Menil Collection parking lot located at the intersection of Mulberry and West Alabama streets. 

The Moran Parking Garage at the intersection of Graustark and West Alabama streets on the campus of the University of St. Thomas is also available for parking for $5 per car. 

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