Due to damage and repairs required as a result of Hurricane Beryl, the Rothko Chapel is closed indefinitely; the Welcome House will open 11am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday. Please continue to check our website for updates related to opening hours as we will update as more information becomes available. 

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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.


Morning Meditation & Concert for Peace with Jaipur Literature Festival

9:00 AM

Experience Indian classical duet Pandit Shubhendra Rao on sitar and Maestro Saskia Rao on Indian cello, accompanied by Subroto Bhattacharya on tabla alongside youth poets from Faye School for a contemplative morning meditation on peace and the environment.


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10th Annual Farenthold Lecture: Dr. Rupa Marya on Health Equity

6:30 PM

Dr. Rupa Mayra is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where she practices and teaches internal medicine. Her work sits at the nexus of climate, health and racial justice.


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Religion in Society Book Launch

6:30 PM

In "Undivided," Hahrie Han chronicles the story of four participants—two men, one Black and one white, and two women, one Black and one white—whose lives were fundamentally altered by a faith-based program designed to foster antiracism and systemic change in a Cincinnati evangelical church.


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Memorial Installation for US Victims of Gun Violence

10:00 AM

2024 MLK Day Audio Installation

11:00 AM

2024 Annual MLK Birthday Observance: Public Health Epidemic of Gun Violence

6:30 PM

Donate to Program Underwriting to support upcoming 2024 - 2025 program series and events.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our contributors for their invaluable support, which have made the 2023-2024 program season a success. We appreciate your commitment and generosity. Your support has been crucial in helping us diversify our offerings and create a robust and successful program season.

Thank you to our 2023-2024  season's contributors: Edward & Chinhui Allen, Edward Atkinson, Sarah Bates, Virginia Camfield, Penelope Cerling, Bray Creech, Gayle & Mike Degeurin, Andrew Edmonson, Cece & Mack Fowler, Beryl Hogshead, Holly & Josh Hudley, Sheryl Kolasinski, Craig Minor, Darren Morris, Robert Morris, Elsa Ross, Kate Rothko-Prizel, Glenna Scharon, Mary Welch & Ernesto Maldonado, Randy & Janette Zercher, John P. McGovern Foundation, and the Jacob & Terese Hershey Foundation.

For information on how you can help to support our 2024- 2025 program season, please email: Thuy.tran@rothkochapel.org. Thank you.

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

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.

--Frances Tarlton "Sissy" Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights Vimeo
--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
--2021/2022 Symposium - Beyond the Rhetoric: Civil Rights & Our Shared Responsibility Vimeo Soundcloud