to the spectacular shows at SeptemberFest 2018: The Grand Exhibition, presented by Chevron at the magical Museum of the Southwest. Find fantastic fare, dramatic drinks and exquisite art at the amazing Preview Party made possible by Mary B. Kennedy and Lissa Noël Wagner.


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Join us in celebrating whimsy and wonder at the 49th annual SeptemberFest, the weekend of September 7-9 at the Museum of the Southwest. A long-standing and beloved community tradition, the three-day arts festival also serves as a major fundraiser for the Museum. Your sponsorship or underwriting support allows the Museum to provide exhibitions, programs and events promoting art, science, culture and history for all West Texans.


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Setting the tone for the weekend, the Friday night Preview Party returns this year to the historic Turner Mansion, and festivities continue under the Big Top on the front lawn surrounded by artists’ booths. Enjoy an elegant plated dinner or a delicious buffet along with cocktails, a silent auction and first view of the art work.

Please consider supporting the Museum with your sponsorship or underwriting of SeptemberFest. Your tax-deductible donation includes recognition on event-related promotional materials and Preview Party benefits. If you have any questions, please contact Megan Buck at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 432.683.2882 x 303. Thank you for helping the Museum soar to new heights.


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The fun continues Saturday and Sunday with food and drink vendors, artists’ booths, KinderFest crafts and games, live entertainment, bounce houses and more. Festival admission includes entry into the Turner Memorial Art Museum, Durham Children’s Museum, and Blakemore Planetarium.


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Museum of the Southwest
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Midland, TX 79701