Offsite: Texas Light: The Art & Architecture of the Rothko Chapel
University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design Theater
4200 Elgin St, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture Room 122, Houston, TX 77204
Lecture is free and open to the public, no registration required
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Presented in partnership with the University of Houston School of Architecture, this program will explore the role of light in creating intentional experiences, and the history of the Chapel’s architectural design with special focus on the skylight, from conception to post-renovation.
Presenters include: Christopher Rothko, Rothko Chapel; George Sexton, George Sexton Associates; Stephen Cassell, ARO (Architecture Research Office); moderated by Sandra Zalman, UH Art History Professor.
This is event is one in a series of offsite programs presented by the Rothko Chapel in partnership with Houston-area organizations while the Chapel is closed for renovations. The Rothko Chapel and grounds are closed to the public, to reopen in winter 2019/2020. This temporary closure is the first part of the implementation of the Rothko Chapel Opening Spaces master plan, foucsed on preserving the Chapel as a unique public art site and spiritual space, serving the growing number of visitors and program participants, and setting the stage for programmatic expansion.
Monday, April 8, 2019