Summer Sunday Lawn Concerts

The Museum of the Southwest has hosted free music concerts on its grounds Sunday evenings throughout the summer for more than three decades. These concerts are free to the public and remain a fun community attraction.


This annual, juried arts festival draws artists from far and wide to display their works on the first weekend after Labor Day. Celebrating its 50th birthday in 2019, SeptemberFest has become the premier arts and crafts event for West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. New visitors discover this event every year, and artists are invited to apply for booth space via

Christmas at the Mansion

A holiday tradition of more than a decade, this event delights children and adults from Thanksgiving through the end of the year. With Santa Claus, Saturday choirs and decorations filling the galleries, the Turner Mansion becomes an enchanting place for families. Donations are accepted to keep this tradition alive and to support the operations of the Museum of the Southwest.


A highly anticipated event, Auction is the Museum's biggest fundraiser. With a different theme, each exclusive event is a night of gourmet cuisine, enchanting entertainment and stunning decor. In 2016, the Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary. The next Auction will celebrate the Jewel of the Southwest.

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Museum of the Southwest
1705 W. Missouri Ave.
Midland, TX 79701