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February 2018

Western Viewpoint: Imagined Wests

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artist Paul Pletka and Tia Collection Curator Laura Finley Smith will visit the Museum to discuss How the West Is One: Contemporary Western Art from the Tia Collection. Paul will also discuss a new monograph on his work, Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests. This program is included with Museum admission or free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Dave Stamey in Concert

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler, and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. 7 p.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center Tickets may be purchased at the Museum, online, or over the phone. Tickets purchased online or over the phone will be held at will call. They are available for…

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Members Event: Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Hone your dutch oven cooking skills with award winning cook Mark "Dutch" Wilkins. Lunch, of course, is provided. $25, open to Museum Members | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Museum | call 928-684-2272 by February 23 to register. Click here for more information on Museum Membership or to join.

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March 2018

Guided Museum Tour

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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iPhoneography Workshop with Arizona Highways

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Learn the art of iPhoneography with Arizona Highways photographer Amy Horn. This one-day workshop is offered by Arizona Highways and takes place at DCWM. $95 for Museum Members / $120 for non-Members | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | call 928-684-2272 by February 19 to register.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Western Viewpoint: Erik Larson’s “Early Western Songs and Singers”

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take yourself back in time to hear the music that made cowboy legends out of the Sons of the Pioneers, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Jimmy Wakely and so many other Western singers. Music Historian Erik Larson will ‘stir the campfire’ and feature a generous number of original Western recordings that were so much a part of the 1930s and 1940s.…

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Western Viewpoint: Author Chris Enss on “The Pinks”

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this program has been rescheduled from Jan. 23 to Mar. 7. Author Chris Enss discusses her book The Pinks, which follows the true story of Kate Warne, an operative of the Pinkerton Agency and the first woman detective in America, and the stories of the other women who served their country as part of the…

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Guided Museum Tour

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Desert Adventure Tour: Constellation Road

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore the mining history of Wickenburg with a trip down Constellation Road. Lunch and transportation is included. $75 for Members / $100 for non-Members | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | call 928-684-2272 to register.

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Western Viewpoint: Steve Getzwiller on “One Trader’s Legacy”

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Trader and collector Steve Getzwiller speaks about One Trader's Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West. Free for Members or with paid admission, Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.

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American Indian Artifacts Identification with Steve Getzwiller

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Bring your Native American artifacts for trader and collector Steve Getzwiller to identify. Getzwiller is known for his work with the weavers of the Navajo Nation and owns and operates Nizhoni Ranch Gallery is Sonoita, AZ. Please do not bring weapons. $20 first item, $10 additional items, 5 item maximum | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.

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Circles Exclusive Event: “How to Collect” with Steve Getzwiller

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Circles Donors, join us for a conversation with trader and collector Steve Getziller of the Nizhoni Ranch Gallery on One Trader's Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West. Open to Circles Donors, free, Main Museum.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Wickenburg Walking Tour

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Head out on the town for a 45-60 minute walking tour of downtown Wickenburg, led by a member of DCWM’s Education staff. Free for Members or with paid admission, meet in the Museum Lobby.

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Sketching in the Galleries

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Facilitated by artist Myrna Harrison. Get inspired by the Museum collection! Bring your own materials or purchase a sketchbook and pencils in the Museum Store. Free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Cowgirl Up! Exhibition and Miniatures Sale Preview

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
$10 225 tickets left

In the Museum galleries Included with Cowgirl Up! weekend package; $10 per person otherwise

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Cowgirl Up! Miniatures Sale, Artists and Patrons Party

March 23 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$75 225 tickets left

Box draw at 6:00 p.m. Tent dance with Trio Rio, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (hosted by Karol Devore and Rox Corbett and Doug Hart) Included with weekend package, $75 per person otherwise

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Cowgirl Up! Exhibition Preview

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$10 225 tickets left

In the Museum galleries Included with the weekend package, $10 otherwise

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Guided Museum Tour

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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State of the Art: Artists and Collectors Forum

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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$10 225 tickets left

In the Museum's Cultural Crossroads Learning Center

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Cowgirl Up! “Bash & Bid” Sale, Awards Dinner, and Live Auction

March 24 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$175 225 tickets left

With auctioneer Carson Thomas Box draw at 6:00 p.m. Weekend package, $175 per person otherwise

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Cowgirl Up! Chuck Wagon Breakfast, Quick Draw, and Live Auction

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$15 - $30 496 tickets left

With auctioneer Carson Thomas Included with weekend package, $30 per person otherwise. Children 12 and under are $15 with adult ticket purchase.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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April 2018

Members Meet-Up: Cowgirl Up!

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Museum Members are invited to join us for cocktails and exclusive after-hours access to the Cowgirl Up! exhibition.

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Guided Museum Tour

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Western Viewpoint: Lynn Downey

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Author Lynn Downey discusses her book, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World. Free to Museum Members or with paid admission, Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.

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Family Day: Writing the West

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore Western literary traditions with FREE admission all day and themed activities from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn traditional calligraphy and practice morse code from 10 a.m. to noon. Complete your day with a visit to the Wickenburg Literary Festival, Saturday, April 7 in downtown Wickenburg! DCWM’s quarterly Family Days are generously sponsored by foundations, private individuals and local businesses. Click here…

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Guided Museum Tour

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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9th Annual Boyd Ranch Fundraiser

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ 85358 United States + Google Map
$100.00 446 tickets left

Enjoy dinner and dessert under the Arizona stars at a gala fundraiser supporting educational programs at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum's Boyd Ranch. The event will include a plated dinner and live auction with Carson Thomas, including the fan-favorite dessert auction. RSVP online below, or call 928-684-2272, or mail a check directly to DCWM, 21 N. Frontier St, Wickenburg AZ…

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Guided Museum Tour

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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CCLC Closed

April 14

The Cultural Crossroads Learning Center will be closed on Saturday, April 14 for a private event. The Main Museum and Ranch Dressing Store will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Guided Museum Tour

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Sketching in the Galleries

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Facilitated by artist Myrna Harrison. Get inspired by the Museum collection! Bring your own materials or purchase a sketchbook and pencils in the Museum Store. Free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Western Viewpoint: Trail Ride Tales

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Western trail rides, past and present. Following the presentation, we'll head outside at noon to welcome back the Desert Caballeros Riders as they arrive home in Wickenburg. The Desert Caballeros Ride is the last point-to-point trail ride of its nature in the country. Free to the public, Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.

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Guided Museum Tour

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Guided Museum Tour

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Dive deeper into Western culture and Wickenburg’s heritage with a guided tour of the Museum galleries. Meet in the Museum Lobby, free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Scottsdale Artists School Workshop with Linda Glover Gooch

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join Linda at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum as she teaches a one day workshop where students will paint a landscape in the museum learning center using photographs supplied by the instructor. The goal will be to create simple designs that have a strong foundation. Students will learn to create a feeling of the landscape that gives the painting life,…

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Friday on Frontier: Cowgirl Up! Edition

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a free open house celebrating the art and artists of the 2018 Cowgirl Up! Exhibition and Sale. The event includes free admission and a special mini-quick draw event featuring our local talents. Free to the public, Main Museum.

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May 2018

International Museum Day (Observed)

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Enjoy Mother's Day at the Museum with free admission all day in honor of International Museum Day and the last day of Cowgirl Up! 2018. There will be family photo stations in the galleries from noon - 2 p.m.

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Sketching in the Galleries

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Facilitated by artist Myrna Harrison. Get inspired by the Museum collection! Bring your own materials or purchase a sketchbook and pencils in the Museum Store. Free to Museum Members or with paid admission.

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Free admission for Veterans

May 26 - May 27
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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DCWM will offer free admission to veterans on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, in honor of Memorial Day and in memory of all those who have served. Thank you for your sacrifices to our nation.

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Museum Closed

May 28

The Museum will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. DCWM is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Our summer hours are: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: noon - 4 p.m.

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June 2018

Friday on Frontier: Curator’s Playlist

June 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Cool off at our open house celebrating the opening of Curator's Playlist: Greatest Hits from the Museum Collection. Enjoy free admission and hands-on activities from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Free to the public, Main Museum.

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Museum Closed

June 4

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

June 11

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

June 18

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

June 25

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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July 2018

Museum Closed

July 2

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

July 4

The Museum is closed in observance of Independence Day.

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Museum Closed

July 9

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

July 16

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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“The West Observed” Member Opening Events

July 20
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Museum Members are invited to join us in a celebration of the opening of The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post. 9 – 10 a.m. | Circles exclusive exhibition breakfast with guest speaker, free, open to Circles Members 5:30 – 7 p.m. | Members exclusive reception with guest speaker, free, open to Museum Members

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Family Day: National Day of the Cowboy

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Enjoy free admission all day and cowboy-themed activities for all ages from 10 a.m. to noon. DCWM’s quarterly Family Days are generously sponsored by foundations, private individuals and local businesses. Click here for information on becoming a sponsor.

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Museum Closed

July 23

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club opening reception

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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The public is invited to join the Wickenburg Art Club for a free reception celebrating the opening of West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club. Free to the public, Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.

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Museum Closed

July 30

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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August 2018

Museum Closed

August 6

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

August 13

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

August 20

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Museum Closed

August 27

The Museum is closed on Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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September 2018

Museum Closed

September 3

The Museum will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

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