Alan Alda and Edward O. Wilson

Sunday November 5 | 2 pm

The Chicago Humanities Festival presents Alan Alda and Edward O. Wilson in a rare public conversation about "The Humanities, Sciences, and the Origins of Creativity." Tickets available at the CHF website (click on the image above).


Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile

Thursday October 26 | 7:30 pm

Empty Bottle Presents brings Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile to Rockefeller! We regret that tickets are no longer available, but we are posting this to confirm the time and place for our readers!


Danielle Allen | Cuz: An American Tragedy

Sunday November 5 | 4 pm

Political theorist and philosopher Danielle Allen breaks new ground with her memoir recounting the story of her cousin Michael. Presented by the Chicago Humanities Festival (click on the image for tickets) as part of the Karla Scherer Endowed Series.


Sundays at Rockefeller

Sunday October 22 | 11 am

The Chapel Choir sings Vierne's magnificent Messe Solennelle, in a liturgy inspired by things French. The Revd. Nicholas Romans offers the sermon. All are welcome at the table, always.



Sunday December 3 | 3 pm

A beloved Rockefeller tradition since 1928! Tickets $55 and $25 available from Tuesday October 3 at 12 noon at the University box office (click on the image above and it will take you there).


Tea & Pipes

Tuesdays October 24 and 31 | 4:30 pm

University organist Thomas Weisflog presents the tenth season of our celebrated Tea & Pipes series, including a Halloween special on October 31! Tea is offered from 4 pm. This is followed by the afternoon carillon recital. Free.


amarcord: Luther and Music

Friday November 17 | 7:30 pm [our apologies for the mistaken date in Arts Rock]

amarcord, one of the world's premier vocal ensembles, offers a program of five Gregorian chants, in the original Latin and in Martin Luther's translation, for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Tickets $39, students $11, under-18s $1.


Carillon concert tours

Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 am and 4:30 pm

To climb the tower at the time of a carillon recital, please come to the front desk by 11:30 am or 4:30 pm, Tuesday through Friday, to accompany the carillonneur up the 271 steps of the tower. Suggested donation $5.


Rockefeller Chapel opening hours

Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 6 pm; evenings and weekends for scheduled events only

Rockefeller Chapel is open Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 6 pm, and at the weekend for scheduled events. We are closed on Mondays, unless special events are scheduled.


Bond Chapel opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm; evenings and weekends for scheduled events only

Bond Chapel is open Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm, and weekends and evenings for scheduled events. Twenty Minutes Still (morning meditation open to all) takes place at 8 am each weekday.

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