The Rothko Chapel
The Rothko Chapel, dedicated in 1971, is an intimate sanctuary available to all people. A modern meditative environment created by the paintings of Mark Rothko, the Chapel welcomes each year visitors of every faith and from all parts of the world. The Chapel is available to students, art lovers, and scholars. The Rothko Chapel is alive with religious ceremonies of all faiths and diverse programs to engage audiences intellectually, artistically and spiritually. It is a place where the experience and understanding of all traditions and cultures are encouraged and made available. This institution distinguishes itself by addressing issues and concerns before they are generally recognized and popularized. Support for human rights issues is central to the Rothko Chapel's concern with peace, freedom, and social justice throughout the world.