Press Release

Rothko Chapel Hosts Second Annual Moonrise Party on the Plaza Fundraiser

September 01, 2014

Moonrise Party on the Plaza

Saturday, October 11, 2014
7 p.m. – midnight
Individual tickets start at $100 Rothko Chapel

3900 Yupon St.
Houston 77006

Cuban-inspired evening filled with stargazing, dancing and dining supports local nonprofit

Cast your eyes to the moonlit sky and get your dancing shoes ready. Rothko Chapel is hosting its annual fundraiser event, Moonrise Party on the Plaza. Houston’s premier Cuban band El Rectorado del Son will fill the plaza with exhilarating sounds. Enjoy sipping handcrafted cocktails, tasting delicious Cuban-inspired cuisine and contemplating the celestial sky through telescopes provided by the Houston Astronomical Society.

Moonrise Party on the Plaza celebrates the Rothko Chapel’s extraordinary contribution to the civic, artistic, and spiritual life of Houston and beyond. Funds raised will enable the Rothko Chapel, an independent nonprofit organization, to remain open and free to the public every day of the year and offer free public programs year-round.


For underwriting opportunities or additional information, contact Thuy Tran at or 713.660.1405. 

Rothko Chapel

1409 Sul Ross St. Houston, TX 77006 Phone 713-524-9839

Media contact: Allyson Caire 713-637-4130 

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