Press Release

Start the New Year at the Rothko Chapel

December 08, 2015

HOUSTON – Dec. 8, 2015 – The Rothko Chapel is ringing in the New Year – with the sounds of crystal bowls.

Bayou Bliss Yoga founder Dana Shamas will lead the way – beginning the year with fresh intentions through the cleansing vibrations of the bowls.

The event, “Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions,” is slated for noon on Friday, Jan. 1. A donation of $10 is suggested. The Rothko Chapel is located at 3900 Yupon.

“We hope the community will join us for this meditative start to the New Year,” public programs director Michelle Ashton said. “It’s a great opportunity to reflect and spend time at the Chapel.”

For more information about the Rothko Chapel and the full calendar of upcoming programs, workshops and events, visit or call 713-524-9839.



About the Rothko Chapel

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. Founded by Houston philanthropists Dominique and John de Menil, the Chapel was dedicated in 1971 as an intimate sanctuary. Today it stands as a monument to art, spirituality and human rights. As an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization, the Chapel depends on contributions from foundations and individuals to support its mission of creating a space for contemplation and dialogue on important issues.

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