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. 

Vision & Mission

vision & mission

our vision 

We envision a time when the inherent worth of all people is respected.

our mission

The Rothko Chapel’s mission is to create opportunities for spiritual growth and dialogue that illuminate our shared humanity and inspire action leading to a world in which all are treated with dignity and respect.

core principles & values

Generating Conversation

      Foster meaningful connections and open dialogues that celebrate the human spirit

Providing Equal Access

      Create an inclusive and safe space for all

Cultivating Compassion

      Encourage respect and empathy

Advocating Peace and Justice

      Support and engaging movements that advocate for human rights and equity

Inviting Stillness

      Make space for a moment of respite and reflection in a chaotic world

Inspiring Creativity

      Offer an open and sacred space for discovery and artistic expression

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 $10 per car. 

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