Rothko Chapel COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

Health & Safety

ensuring a safe experience

your safety is our priority

We recognize that each of us plays a critical role in creating a safe and healthy environment. We have created the following guidelines and practices based on recommendations by the CDC, government and health officials that will help to ensure the health and safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers.

Note that all of our COVID-19 health and safety policies listed below will continue to be in effect for the time being. Any updates or changes to our policies will be posted here.

for visitors

We are excited to welcome you back to the Chapel campus. In preparation for your visit, please note the following health and safety practices that will be required of all visitors:

  • masks required for all visitors over the age of 10
  • limited capacity inside the Chapel and Welcome House
  • maintain social distancing of 6 feet inside Chapel buildings and on the grounds

If there are any questions or concerns around visiting within these guidelines, please contact 

for staff & volunteers

All staff members and volunteers have undergone training to implement and manage our health and safety guidelines and practices. Staff and volunteers will be required to wear personal protective equipment including masks, provided by the Chapel for their safety and yours.

Staff and volunteers are here to help make sure the Chapel experience is safe for you and for others, please respect any instruction provided to you by our team.

public programs & private events

All public programs produced by the Chapel will be virtual or livestreamed through the end of the summer. To explore our full program calendar and register for one of our upcoming events, click here.

We are currently able to host small, intimate private services, in compliance with our health and safety guidelines and as our programming schedule permits. Learn more about private events at the Chapel.

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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