Artful Entertaining

Plan your next event at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens. Whether you are looking for a unique location for an office meeting, an elegant venue for a wedding reception or rehearsal dinner, or a stylish space to host a special party, our facilities offer the opportunity to experience the lush gardens and stunning artwork for which we are known. We offer two facilities, the Hughes Pavilion and the Winegardner Auditorium, either of which we can recommend based on your event’s needs.

Weddings & Rehearsal Dinners  Corporate & Non-Profit Events Private Events

Hughes Pavilion

Click here for Hughes Pavilion General Information 

Click here for Floor Plan 

  • Non-moveable projector screen and unequipped AV cart (projector not provided)
  • Expansive woodland and garden views
  • Catering kitchen
  • Free parking
  • A selection of tables and chairs

Winegardner Auditorium

Click here for Winegardner Auditorium General Information 

Click here for Floor Plan 

  • Podium with microphone and lapel microphone, projector, and non-moveable projector screen
  • Gallery access
  • Catering kitchen (no access for daytime events)
  • Free parking
  • A selection of tables and chairs

Whether you would like to host a cocktail party, celebrate your wedding, or escape from the office for an off-site meeting, our two facilities serve as beautiful and unique spaces for a variety of events.

Click here for Dixon General Venue Rental FAQs  

Click here for Approved Caterers & Suggested Vendors List

For a closer look at our two facilities, please take our virtual tour.

Please note: the tent frame shown at the Hughes Pavilion is a rental—we cannot provide a tent. In addition, we replaced the carpet in both the Hughes Pavilion and Winegardner Auditorium during late 2015/early 2016 and the virtual tour does not reflect this change.

If you are interested in renting a space or learning more about facility rental, please fill out and submit the form below. For detailed inquiries or to schedule a facility tour, please contact Sarah Catmur, Venue Rental Coordinator, at or 901-761-5250 ext. 101. Facility tours are by appointment only.

Company/Non-Profit Organization Name
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Event Type (e.g. Wedding Reception, Birthday Party, Business Meeting)*
Event Date(s)
Event Time
Approx. number of guests
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