Rothko Chapel, The
1409 Sul Ross Street
Houston, TX 77006
7:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013
Rothko Chapel invites the public to share in its mission and support its work by attending its fall fundraiser Moonrise Party on the Plaza..The Rothko Chapel invites its patrons and the public to enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music as the moon rises over the plaza, 7 p.m. until the moon sets. Saturday, October 19, 2013.The Rothko Chapel, founded by Houston philanthropists Dominique and John de Menil, was dedicated in 1971 as an intimate sanctuary. Today it stands as a monument to art, spirituality and human rights. Fundraisers, such as the “Moonrise Party on the Plaza,” help support the Chapel’s mission: creating a space for contemplation and dialogue on important issues.WHERE: Rothko Chapel Plaza is located at 3900 Yupon Street at the corner of Sul Ross Street in the heart of Houston’s Museum District.COST: $100 per person. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.rothkochapel.org/ or call 713-660-1407.Rothko Chapel is an internationally renowned art destination and Houston icon. In 2000, the Rothko Chapel was listed in the United States National Register of Historic Places. It is regularly included in top ten lists of destinations every traveler must visit in his lifetime and in essays about iconic twentieth-century art and architecture.The Rothko Chapel is open to the public every day of the year at no charge and successfully interconnects art, spirituality and compassionate action through a broad array of free public programs. As an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization, the Rothko Chapel depends on contributions from foundations and individuals for support.