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.
Arts Rock, our quarterly arts guide
Check out our events calendar, and download a copy of the current spring/summer issue of Arts Rock.
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus in concert
Thursday July 2, 7:30 pm | Rockefeller
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus, directed by Tim Shantz, visits Rockefeller Chapel, with the North Shore Choral Society. Featuring music by Canadian and American composers, and selections from Orff’s "Carmina Burana" and Fauré’s "Requiem." Free.
Sunday at Rockefeller
Sunday July 5, 11 am
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus provides us with a morning of Jonathan Dove’s "Psalm 104," and a setting of Walt Whitman’s work by Canadian composer Stephen Chatman. Dean Elizabeth Davenport, offers the sermon.
The Bells of Summer
Sundays June 21 through August 23, 5 pm (Tower tours from 4:30 pm)
It's the fiftieth season of The Bells of Summer! Come for a gentle summer afternoon of picnicking on the Rockefeller lawns to the magical sound of the bells from high above. Free! Click on the image of the bells to see the full schedule of performers.
Special note: Chapel offices will be closed on Friday July 3. Rockefeller and Bond Chapel will also be closed on Saturday July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Rockefeller Chapel will reopen on Sunday July 5 starting at 8 am.
Tower Tours and Carillon Recitals
Mondays–Fridays 11:30 am and 4:30 pm; Sundays 12:15 pm
You're invited to climb the 271 steps up the tower to see the bells and the views from the top. Fabulous in all weathers. $5 donation invited. Meet at the front desk just inside the main south entrance of the Chapel.