Rothko Chapel Open Letters

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

For his program Open Letters, artist Mark Menjivar will read aloud the letter of a Texas death row inmate. After reflection, Menjivar will facilitate a conversation with attendees about the complex issue of capital punishment. The program will be limited to 40 attendees and will be held on October 10, at 7:00 p.m. at Rothko …

USA Ninja Challenge

USA Ninja Challenge 22564 Franz Road, Katy

USA Ninja Challenge, an obstacle course training gym for children, will open its first Texas location on October 22, at 22564 Franz Road in Katy, Texas, 77449. Inspired by the popular television show and based on a gymnastics foundation, the 7,000 square foot gym features a variety of engaging equipment including a warped wall, rock …

Core Dance Presents Human Landscapes in October

Harrisburg Art Museum 4300 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston

Internationally renowned Core Dance presents Human Landscapes, a dance work that follows eight company dancers on a migrant journey on October 25, 26, 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Harrisburg Art Museum, 4300 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, 77011. Set against the backdrop of a mural commissioned by Core Dance for the performances, choreographer Germana Civera seeks …

$15

Rothko Chapel – Twelve Moments

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On November 7, at 12:00 p.m. explore “Forgiveness” with a meditation in the Islamic tradition led by Iman Dr. Wazir Ali of Masjid Warthud-Deen Mohammed and Masjid Al’Qur’an. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.00.

USA Ninja Challenge Open House

USA Ninja Challenge 22564 Franz Road, Katy

USA Ninja Challenge Katy, an obstacle course training gym for children, will celebrate an Open House on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 1 pm to 5 pm, at 22564 Franz Road in Katy, Texas, 77449. Inspired by the popular television show and based on a gymnastics foundation, the 7,000 square foot gym features a variety of …

34th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., the Rothko Chapel will host the 34th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.  In advance of the Chapel’s scheduled 2019 Symposium, “Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis,” the theme of this service will be “care for creation.”  Leaders and members of nine different faith communities from across the …

“Climate Justice: The Time is Now, The Place is Here” with Elizabeth Yeampierre

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

Elizabeth Yeampierre, an internationally recognized Puerto Rican attorney and environmental and climate justice leader, will deliver the 2018 Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice, and Human Rights. Her lecture, “Climate Justice: The Time is Now, The Place is Here,” will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the …

Twelve Moments: Justice

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On December 5, at 12:00 p.m. be present for a meditation on “Justice” in the Christian tradition led by Rev. Francene Young of St. Luke the Evangelist Episcopal Church. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.

Renewal – New Year’s Day Crystal Bowl Meditation

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

Begin the New Year with a sense of “Renewal” with a crystal bowl meditation led by Dana Shamas of Bayou Bliss Yoga, January 1, 12:00 p.m. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.00.

Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

To honor the life and work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Chapel will host a public program featuring a short address by civil rights activist and organizer Rev. Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., and former Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Dr. King’s birthday, Tuesday, January …

Dancing on Thin Ice with The Seldoms

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

The Rothko Chapel and DiverseWorks have collaborated to bring Chicago-based dance company, The Seldoms, to Houston for one-performance only on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Rothko Chapel. The company will perform an excerpt Dancing on Thin Ice, from their new dance theater work, Floe. The performance is pay what you can …

Singing Valentines

ChristChurch Presbyterian 5001 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire

Surprise and delight your loved one with a Singing Valentine from the Houston Tidelanders quartet. Your sweetheart will be delighted to hear “Heart of My Heart” and “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” sung to them on Valentine’s Day. Place your order now, starting at $60, by visiting http://www.tidelanders.com.

International Women’s Day Observance

Houston Area Women’s Center 1010 Waugh Drive, Texas

Observe International Women’s Day with Rothko Chapel and Houston Area Women’s Center as a panel of research specialists share their data on “The Gender Parity Divide and Its Impact on Women in Houston.”  The program will be held on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 a.m. at the Houston Area Women’s Center Counseling and Education Campus, 1010 …

$15

Texas Light: The Art & Architecture of the Rothko Chapel

University of Houston - College of Architecture 4200 Elgin St, Houston

TEXAS LIGHT: The Art and Architecture of Rothko Chapel will examine the Chapel’s architectural design with special focus on the skylight from conception to post-renovation. Presenters include: George Sexton of George Sexton Associates, Stephen Cassell of Architecture Research Office (ARO), Christopher Rothko, chair of the Chapel’s Opening Spaces campaign and moderated by Dr. Sandra Zalam, …

Free

The Houston Tidelanders Chorus presents “Good Time”

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 8220 Upper Bay Rd, Houston

The Houston Tidelanders Chorus presents two “Good Time” shows in Clear Lake on Saturday, April 27 at 1:30pm and 6:30pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Life Center, 18220 Upper Bay Rd, Houston, TX 77058. The chorus sings four-part barbershop harmonies under the direction of Ben May and Kody Pisney. The singers will bring their lush …

$17 – $30

Field Day Houston 2019

Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston (MATCH) 3400 Main Street, Houston

New works in progress by six of Houston’s hottest artists will be showcased at Field Day on Saturday, May 4, at 7pm at Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston. This professionally produced evening features a modern dance performance by Adam Castaneda; dance, spoken word, and visual art by Uwazi Zamani; Kalpana Subbarao will perform Kathak, …

$7

Neuroscience and Visual Art: The Complex Relationship of Light, Color and the Brain

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston

Rothko Chapel in partnership with the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) presents an illustrated talk by Dr. Aziz Shaibani, “Neuroscience and Visual Art: The Complex Relationship of Light, Color and the Brain,” on May 16 at 6:30pm in the Burke Baker Planetarium at HMNS, 5555 Herman Park Drive, Houston, 77030. Shaibani, a neurologist associated …

$10 – $20

Planetary Dance Houston

The Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston

Core Dance, a professional dance organization, invites Houstonians of all ages and abilities to come together to dance for peace in Planetary Dance on Sunday, June 2 from 10am to noon in Hermann Park. Planetary Dance will be performed in Hermann Park off Hermann Park Drive on a grassy area located across the street from …

Free

World Environment Day at the Houston Arboretum

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston

Rothko Chapel and the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, located in Memorial Park at 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, 77024 will observe World Environment Day on Wednesday, June 5 at 7am, with an all-ages, free, family-friendly mindfulness walk through the Arboretum trails. To register visit the Rothko Chapel website at http://www.rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1583.

Free

World Environment Day at the Houston Arboretum

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston

Rothko Chapel and the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, located in Memorial Park at 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, 77024 will observe World Environment Day on Wednesday, June 5 at 7am, with an all-ages, free, family-friendly mindfulness walk through the Arboretum trails. To register visit the Rothko Chapel website at http://www.rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1583.

Free

Summer Solstice Observance

1018 W. Alabama St, Houston, 77006 1018 W. Alabama St, Houston

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with the Rothko Chapel at the labyrinth in the Gueymard Meditation Garden located on the University of St. Thomas (UST) campus next to the Chapel of St. Basil, 1018 W. Alabama St, Houston, 77006, on Friday, June 21 at 7am. The observance will open with words from Father Chris Valka of …

$10

Core Dance Performs: “if… a memoir”

Finca Tres Robles 257 N. Greenwood St., Houston

Choreographed by Co-Founder and Artistic Director Sue Schroeder, “if... a memoir,” was created in collaboration with the Dance Artists of Core Dance, Christian Meyer (composer), Simon Gentry (cinematographer) and Sarah Turquety (poet). It is an evening-length, physical theater choreopoem which engages questions of human freedom alongside human limitations. “If…a memoir” reveals what connects us to …

$15

5th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Rothko Chapel and Covenant Church 4949 Caroline Street, Houston

On Thursday, November 21, at 7pm, the Rothko Chapel and Covenant Church will host the 35th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Covenant Church, located at 4949 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004. Leaders and members of nine different faith communities from across the city will come together around the theme “The Network of Life.” Through …

Free

Annual MLK Birthday Celebration

Texas Southern University, Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs 3401 Cleburne Street, Houston

On Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6pm, Rothko Chapel and the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs will celebrate the influence of Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement on environmental justice with a program, “Actions of Change: From the Civil Rights Movement to the Struggle for Environmental Justice.” The free program …

Free

Toxic Tour of Houston with t.e.j.a.s.

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10am to 2pm, Rothko Chapel and Texas Environmental Justice Services will host a bus tour of toxic sites in Houston’s East End. The tour will be led by Juan Parras and Yvette Arellano of t.e.j.a.s. Tickets are $20 per person; registration is required at www.rothkochapel.org.

$20
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