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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!

This winter quarter, come and hear the world première of Oka Ayasha, with words and music by Chickasaw Nation composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, in Rockefeller’s signature Quire & Place series (February 28), and see Libby Chaney’s fabric art installation Seasons (January 17 through March 3).

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

Arts Rock, our quarterly arts guide

Check out our events calendar, and download a copy of the current autumn issue of Arts Rock. Winter issue coming very shortly!

Sunday at Rockefeller

Sunday December 21, 11 am | Rockefeller

The Choir's soloists sing Christmas music of Spanish Renaissance composer Francisco Guerrero. Elizabeth Davenport offers the sermon.

International Didjeridu Meditation

Sunday December 21, 4 pm

A time of sound healing meditation for the winter solstice, with didjeridus, drums, gongs, and bells—one of many such events around the world, following the sunset for twenty-four hours in a wave of sound. Presented by the Chicago Didjeridu Chorus.

Christmas Eve at Rockefeller

Thursday December 24, 4 pm | Rockefeller Chapel

Rockefeller’s traditional candlelit Christmas carol service, with carols sung by the Decani, the Rockefeller Children’s Choir, and the congregation, with organ, brass, and timpani. The children reenact the story of the nativity. Free.

Tower Tours and Carillon Recitals

Sunday December 21, 12:15 pm

Weekday recitals and tours recommence Monday January 5, after the break. Call us on 773.702.2100 if you are visiting from out of town and you want to climb the tower. We will try to arrange something for you!