Rothko Chapel

through the spoken word – reflections on the sacred

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 – Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

07:00 PM

Poetry Reading and Conversation
Willis Barnstone, Aliki Barnstone, and Tony Barnstone
Suggested donation $10, click here to make a donation ahead of time

Poetry offers a window to the Holy that dialogue cannot, reflecting essential human truths in artful form. Join a unique opportunity to engage with three acclaimed and evocative poets from the Barnstone family in a sacred place that is also rich with family history. The Rothko Chapel was designed, in part, by the architect Howard Barnstone, Willis’ brother. Each of the poets will read from their collections, examining their concepts of the Divine and challenging our own, as well as engage in conversation with each other and the audience. A reception and book signing follow the program.

Presented in partnership with Saint Julian Press.


  • Monday-Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Open every day of the year from 10 am - 6 pm.
  • Free Hours: Always free!

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • There is street parking available on Yupon and Sul Ross. Wheelchair access is located on Sul Ross at the north end of the Chapel.

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