Father’s Day Special

Meet the Royal Court of Rodeo de Santa Fe and Get a Free Portrait of Dad in a Cowboy Hat




Ticket Info

Admission: Free

Event Description

Celebrate Dad’s special day the Cowboys Real and Imagined way. Bring him to the New Mexico History Museum on Sunday, June 16, from 1—3 pm, for these special events:

Meet the Royal Court of Rodeo de Santa Fe in the first-floor lobby. The queen and princess will sign autographs and offer information about the 64th annual event, June 19—22. (More info: rodeodesantafe.org.)

Hatmaker J.D. Noble, co-owner of The HatSmith of Santa Fe, demonstrates hat-shaping techniques and talks cowboy-hat lore in the second-floor Gathering Space. (More info: thehatsmith.com.)

Professional photographer Cheron Bayna Ryan snaps free photos of dads in hats—or without, should you wish. Sign up at the event for a chance to pose; limited availability. (More info: vivostudios.com.)

While you’re here, visit the new exhibition, Cowboys Real and Imagined, exploring 500 years of the cowboy (and cowgirl) story and its New Mexico roots. The events are free with admission, and Sundays are free to NM residents. Children 16 and under are free every day.

This event is made possible through the support of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation.

Cowboys Real and Imagined  is generously supported by the Brindle Foundation; Burnett Foundation; Rooster and Jean Cowden Family, Cowden Ranch; Jane and Charlie Gaillard; Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation, Houston; Candace Good Jacobson in memory of Thomas Jefferson Good III; Moise Livestock Company; Newman’s Own Foundation; New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association; New Mexico Humanities Council; Palace Guard; Eugenia Cowden Pettit and Michael Pettit; 98.1 FM Radio Free Santa Fe; and the many contributors to the Director’s Leadership, Annual Education, and Exhibitions Development Funds.