Weddings and Events Rooted in Culture, History, and Natural Beauty
You are cordially invited
Take a walk into the past, while creating future memories. Have your guests experience the ultimate that New Mexico has to offer in charm, beauty and authenticity by holding your special event at one of our state’s museums or historic sites. Not only are rental fees competitive and affordable, but the facility rentals offer unusual flexibility in terms of catering options to meet your individual needs.
Historic Downtown Santa Fe
The New Mexico History Museum and Palace of the Governors are set in the heart of 400-year-old Santa Fe on the Plaza. nmhistorymuseum.org
The New Mexico Museum of Art offers an enchanting wedding or cocktail reception in a courtyard garden full of flowers, an awards ceremony in a stately boardroom, luncheon—or an early breakfast in a sculpture garden. nmartmuseum.org
The Saint Francis Auditorium serves as one of Santa Fe’s premier performance halls, seats 450 people, and is a perfect venue for events from weddings to concerts to lectures. nmartmuseum.org/about-us/rent
Santa Fe Museum Hill on Milner Plaza
Milner Plaza on Museum Hill straddles a ridgetop once crossed by travelers on the Old Santa Fe Trail. Located in the close-in foothills of the Sangre de Cristo range, it provides a stunning view.
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the historic Meem Auditorium in the Laboratory of Anthropology offer spectacular venues for private parties, receptions, and corporate events. The museum offers intimate settings for small groups and meetings, or ceremonies and celebrations. miaclab.org/facilities
The Museum of International Folk Art offers a variety of exciting spaces available for rental. Outdoor spaces boast spectacular mountain views. Indoor spaces include a light-filled atrium. Corporate events, weddings, and receptions can all be accommodated. internationalfolkart.org/about/facility-rental
Lincoln, a town frozen in time
In this quiet, one-street community your wedding guests can walk in the footsteps of Sheriff Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, and other infamous characters involved in the Lincoln County War. Imagine your ceremony in the Old Lincoln County Courthouse or the San Juan Mission Church. Arrive on horseback or Harley.
Jemez, among the ruins at Giusewa
Imagine your event taking place among the massive stone walls of San Jose de los Jemez Mission, built about the time the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth Rock. nmhistoricsites.org/jemez
New Mexico CulturePass
Your ticket to New Mexico's exceptional Museums and Historic Sites.
From Indian treasures to space exploration, world-class folk art to awesome dinosaurs—our museums and monuments celebrate the essence of New Mexico every day.
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Featured DCA Exhibitions
New Mexico Colonial Home - Circa 1815
The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked
The Massacre of Don Pedro Villasur
This exhibition features 23 original graphic history art works by Santa Fe-based artist Turner Avery Mark-Jacobs. This
Icons of Exploration
Showcases some of the Museum’s most celebrated objects including a real "moon rock," rare replicas of the first
Lloyd’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus
Lloyds’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus is a participatory gallery that encourages the exploration of folk art