Events at Rockefeller and Bond Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel and Bond Chapel are cherished spaces for a wide variety of academic, ceremonial, spiritual, and artistic events every week throughout the year. Some events are designed primarily for students, others for audiences and participants from the city of Chicago and far beyond. Visitors come from all over the world to see and hear our great musical instruments!

On any weekday, come for a tower tour, a meditation session, or some carillon or organ music.

See here for how to book an event. See here for information on holding a wedding at Rockefeller or Bond.

Arts Rock, our quarterly arts guide

Take a look at our 2015 autumn edition of Arts Rock featuring upcoming concerts and events! If you would like to receive a copy of Arts Rock in the mail, send an email to Matthew Dean, Director of Chapel Operations, with your preferred mailing address and we will gladly send you a copy.

Sunday at Rockefeller: Advent Lessons and Carols

Sunday November 29, 11 am

This Sunday morning: we present the beautiful service of Advent Lessons and Carols, drawn from the early 20th century tradition of Kings College, Cambridge. Seth Patterson offers the sermon.

Handel's Messiah

Sunday December 6, 3 pm | Rockefeller

Come to the Chapel’s beloved annual performance of Messiah, a tradition establishedin 1930. James Kallembach conducts Motet Choir, CMAC, and the Chapel Choir, with the Rockefeller Chapel Orchestra. Tickets available now (click on the image above).

Tea & Pipes at BOND CHAPEL

Tuesday December 1 | 4:30 pm

University organist Thomas Weisflog plays music for the season of Advent on Bond Chape's glorious Baroque-style instrument. Come for tea and inspiration!

Climb the tower and hear the carillon!

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

Weekday carillon recitals continue through Friday December 11 (lunchtime only on that day) for this academic quarter, and recommence Monday January 4. Tower tours begin promptly at 11:30 am and 4:30 pm, at the front desk at the Chapel's south end.

Justin Kern: Ultra High Resolution

Installation through the end of December (extended by acclamation!), daily | Rockefeller

The première of a new collection by Justin Kern, AB’04, PhD’10, that uses the explosive combination of modern cameras and computers to explore the large and the small on campus simultaneously, through ultra high resolution imaging.