Houston and Galveston Sights

Rothko Chapel

  • 1409 Sul Ross St. Map It
  • Museum District
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 10/21/2013

Fodor's Review

Adjacent to the lawns surrounding the Menil complex, this moody octagonal sanctuary designed by Philip Johnson houses 14 Mark Rothko paintings. Outside the ecumenical chapel is Barnett Newman's sculpture Broken Obelisk, symbolizing the life and death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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1409 Sul Ross St., Houston, Texas, 77006, United States

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  • Free
  • Daily 10–6

Published 10/21/2013


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