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September 2018

Art Demo: Mixed Media and Figurative Painting

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Drop into the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center from 1 - 3 p.m. each Saturday through October 27 for a free art demo, presented by the Wickenburg Art Club. Demonstrations are geared towards all skill levels and are offered in conjunction with "West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club", on view in the Learning Center. This week's demonstration on…

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October 2018

Art Demo: Oils

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Drop into the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center from 1 - 3 p.m. each Saturday through October 27 for a free art demo, presented by the Wickenburg Art Club. Demonstrations are geared towards all skill levels and are offered in conjunction with "West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club", on view in the Learning Center. This week's demonstration on…

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Artist’s Chat with Howard Post

October 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Celebrated Western artist Howard Post discusses the experiences, perspectives, and inspirations that led him to pursue a career in art. Post's work is on view in "The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post", organized by the Tucson Museum of Art and on view at DCWM through Nov. 25. This program is included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Art Demo: Oils

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Drop into the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center from 1 - 3 p.m. each Saturday through October 27 for a free art demo, presented by the Wickenburg Art Club. Demonstrations are geared towards all skill levels and are offered in conjunction with "West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club", on view in the Learning Center. This week's demonstration on…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Myrna Harrison

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artist Myrna Harrison facilitates a group sketching session in the Museum galleries every third Wednesday at 11 a.m. from October through May. Artists of every skill level are encouraged to join in. Solo sketching in the galleries is permitted any time the Museum is open - please bring pencils only, no paint or ink. Sketchbooks and pencils are available for…

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Meet and Greet with Dr. Eduardo Pagán

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Free

Museum Members and Volunteers are invited to a happy-hour meet and greet in the Museum's Cultural Crossroads Learning Center with Dr. Eduardo Pagán, DCWM's new Curator of History. Wine and cheese will be served. Dr. Pagán is the Bob Stump Endowed Professor of History at Arizona State University, and was one of the hosts of the PBS series History Detectives. He is…

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Boyd Ranch NATRC Ride

October 19 - October 21

For more information about the NATRC Ride at Boyd Ranch, visit boydranch.org. Boyd Ranch is an outdoor educational center owned and operated by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. For more information, visit boydranch.org or call 928-231-1946.

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Art Demo: Watercolor

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Drop into the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center from 1 - 3 p.m. each Saturday through October 27 for a free art demo, presented by the Wickenburg Art Club. Demonstrations are geared towards all skill levels and are offered in conjunction with "West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club", on view in the Learning Center. This week's demonstration on…

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Day of the Dead Exhibit

October 26 - November 4
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artwork inspired by Día de Los Muertos and created by art students at Wickenburg High School will be on view in the Museum's Cultural Crossroads Learning Center from October 26 through November 4. Admission is included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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Boyd Ranch Equine Obstacle Challenge

October 26 - October 28
Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ 85358 United States + Google Map

For more information on the Boyd Ranch Equine Obstacle Challenge, visit boydranch.org. Boyd Ranch is an outdoor educational center owned and operated by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. For more information, visit boydranch.org or call 928-231-1946.

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Friday on Frontier

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join us in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center after-hours for a celebration of Día de los Muertos  with free admission to the Learning Center and kids' activities from 5:30 - 7 pm.

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Art Demo: Oils

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Drop into the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center from 1 - 3 p.m. each Saturday through October 27 for a free art demo, presented by the Wickenburg Art Club. Demonstrations are geared towards all skill levels and are offered in conjunction with "West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club", on view in the Learning Center. This week's demonstration on…

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November 2018

38th Annual Wickenburg Tour of Homes

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 | $25 The Las Señoras Annual Tour of Homes and Holiday Market has become a tradition, and not just for Wickenburg residents but for those who live throughout the Valley of the Sun. The day is also a tradition for Las Señoras members who look forward to providing this very popular annual peek into how our…

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DCWM Adjunct Curator of History Eduardo Pagán on “Uncovering the Trauma of Violence in the Pleasant Valley War”

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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DCWM's Adjunct Curator of History, Eduardo Pagán, will speak on "Uncovering the Trauma of Violence in the Pleasant Valley War", which is the subject of his upcoming book, “Valley of the Guns: Arizona’s Pleasant Valley War, 1882-1892, and the Trauma of Violence”. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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Free Admission for Vets on Veterans Day

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Veterans receive free admission to DCWM on Saturday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. DCWM always offers free admission to active duty members of the military and their families.

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Circles Event: Reception with Howard Post

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

DCWM will host a special reception for Circles Members with "The West Observed" artist Howard Post at a private residence. Contact Kathy Clark at 928-684-2272 or kclark@westernmuseum.org to RSVP. Circles Members are donors who contribute $1,000 or more to DCWM annually. Click here for more information on Memberships.

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Sketching in the Galleries with Myrna Harrison

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artist Myrna Harrison facilitates a group sketching session in the Museum galleries every third Wednesday at 11 a.m. from October through May. Artists of every skill level are encouraged to join in. Solo sketching in the galleries is permitted any time the Museum is open - please bring pencils only, no paint or ink. Sketchbooks and pencils are available for…

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Guided Museum Tour

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Museum Closed

November 22

The Museum and its administrative offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Black Friday Museum Store Sale

November 23 - November 25
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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New specials each day in Ranch Dressing and The Museum Store from Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25. Museum Members will also receive an extra discount.

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Guided Museum Tour

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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December 2018

Guided Museum Tour

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Family Fun Day: Wagons West

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Load up the family and roll down to DCWM for a fun-filled family day. Be among the first to see DCWM's "Wagons West" exhibition on its opening day. Creative wagon-themed activities for all ages will be offered from noon - 2 p.m. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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Student Cowboy Poetry Contest Presentations

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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The winners of the 30th Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering student poetry contest will recite their award-winning poems in DCWM's Learning Center. This event is free to the public; light refreshments will be served following the program. DCWM is proud to sponsor the student poetry contest portion of Wickenburg's Annual Christmas Cowboy Poetry Gathering, which is hosted by the Wickenburg Chamber…

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Sip & Shop Holiday Celebration in Ranch Dressing

December 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Pick up those last-minute holiday gifts at this special shopping event in the Ranch Dressing Store. Special sales will be available, as well as an extra discount for Museum Members. This event is free to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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Member’s Event: “John Coleman: Bronze and Beyond” and “Wagons West” Opening Reception

December 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM's newest exhibitions, "John Coleman: Bronze and Beyond", and "Wagons West" at this preview and opening reception. Special guest John Coleman will be in attendance. This event is free for Museum Members; refreshments will be served. Please RSVP using the form below.

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Artist’s Chat with John Coleman

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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A discussion with Cowboy Artist of America John Coleman on the opening day of "John Coleman: Bronze and Beyond" at DCWM. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Sketching in the Galleries with Myrna Harrison

December 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Artist Myrna Harrison facilitates a group sketching session in the Museum galleries every third Wednesday at 11 a.m. from October through May. Artists of every skill level are encouraged to join in. Solo sketching in the galleries is permitted any time the Museum is open - please bring pencils only, no paint or ink. Sketchbooks and pencils are available for…

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Guided Museum Tour

December 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

December 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Museum Closes at 1:30 p.m.

December 24

The Museum will close at 1:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24.

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Museum Closed

December 25

The Museum and its administrative offices will be closed in observance of Christmas Day.

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Guided Museum Tour

December 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

December 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Museum Closes at 1:30 p.m.

December 31

The Museum will close at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, New Year's Eve.

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January 2019

Museum Closed

January 1, 2019

The Museum will be closed on Jan. 1, New Year's Day.

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Guided Museum Tour

January 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

January 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Family Fun Day: Trains

January 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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All aboard at DCWM for a fun-filled family day! Enjoy DCWM's annual Holiday Trains exhibit, on view from Dec. 1, 2018 through Jan. 13, 2019. Hands-on activities for all ages will be offered from noon – 2 p.m. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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Desert Adventure Tour: Peeples and Skull Valleys

January 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$35.00 – $55.00

Learn about the geology and history of Peeples and Skull Valleys, located just north of Congress and Yarnell, from an experienced local guide. Skull Valley was home to George Phippen (1915-1966), celebrated Western artist and co-founder and first president of the Cowboys Artists of America. Attendees will self-drive or carpool between stops, and self-pay for lunch at Nichols West in…

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Historian Jim Turner on “Arizona Stories: Frontier Characters and Communities”

January 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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From mammoth hunters and canal builders to Native Americans, Hispanics, Americans, Irish, Serbians, and just about every nationality under the sun, Arizona has always been a land of many cultures. And while the Earps and the Geronimo are world famous, Arizona can also be proud of its unsung men and women and cooperative communities. Historian Jim Turner will share some…

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Mata Ortiz and Mexican Artisan Trunk Show

January 11, 2019 - January 13, 2019
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Shop for fine jewelry, pottery, weavings, and more. Featured artisans from renowned artistic villages in Mexico will give free demonstrations on crafts such as oodcarving, pottery, and weaving each day at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Free to the public, Cultural Crossroads Learning Center. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday.…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Myrna Harrison

January 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Artist Myrna Harrison facilitates a group sketching session in the Museum galleries every third Wednesday at 11 a.m. from October through May. Artists of every skill level are encouraged to join in. Solo sketching in the galleries is permitted any time the Museum is open - please bring pencils only, no paint or ink. Sketchbooks and pencils are available for…

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Patina Master Erik Petersen on “From Clay to Bronze: The Sculpting Process”

January 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Prescott-based sculptor and foundry owner Erik Petersen explains bronze casting, chasing, and patina processes. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

January 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

January 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Members Event: Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop

January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Cook like the cowboys! Learn the basics of dutch oven cooking with champion cook Mark "Dutch" Wilkins. Lunch is included. $25 for Museum Members, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., call 928-684-2272 by Jan. 18 to register. Workshop takes place outdoors at the Museum. Members may bring guests.

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Guided Museum Tour

January 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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heART of the West Gala

January 26, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Desert Caballeros Western Museum established the heART of the West Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014 to pay tribute to people who reflect the unbridled creativity and history of the American West. The heART of the West honorees inspire others while shaping the West's cultural legacy. The 2019 honoree will be announced this fall. Join us for a night of celebration!…

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Guided Museum Tour

January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Desert Adventure Tour: Guest Ranches

January 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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$85 – $110

Get nostalgic with a tour of Wickenburg’s famous guest ranches. The tour is led by local expert Joe Stevens and will stop at the Hassayampa River Preserve, Simpson Ranch, Remuda Ranch, Monte Cristo Ranch, Kay El Bar Ranch, Bar FX Ranch, C-4 Ranch, and Flying E Ranch, and will finish at Rancho de los Caballeros for lunch. $110 ($85 for…

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February 2019

Author Michael Blake on “The Cowboy President: The American West and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt”

February 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Author Michael Blake discusses his book, The Cowboy President: The American West and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt's time spent in the Western Dakota Territory helped him recover from an overwhelming personal loss, but more importantly, it transformed him into the man etched onto Mount Rushmore, a man who is still rated as one of the top five…

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Appraisal Day with Sean Morton

February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Certified licensed appraiser Sean Morton will be available to identify and provide informal appraisals of fine art and antiques in the DCWM Learning Center. Morton owns and operates Morton Appraisals LLC in Scottsdale. He will conduct appraisals on a first-come, first-served basis. $20 for the first item and $10 for additional items, 5-item maximum per person.

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Appraiser Sean Morton presents “Life of an Appraiser”

February 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Certified licensed appraiser Sean Morton, owner and operator of Morton Appraisals LLC in Scottsdale, will present "Life of an Appraiser". Morton will also be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to identify and provide informal appraisals of art and antiques. Free to the public, 11 a.m., Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.

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Musician and Historian Hank Cramer presents “Miner’s Songs: Bygone Times and Places”

February 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Folk singer and historian Hank Cramer returns to DCWM just in time for Wickenburg's Gold Rush Days to present a musical history of miners in the West. Included with paid Museum admission (free for Museum Members), 11 a.m., Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.

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Guided Museum Tour

February 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

February 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Author Leo Banks on “Arizona Territory’s Greatest Con Man: Louis Victor Eytinge”

February 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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A swindler, liar and playboy whose criminal resume included a murder that landed him in Yuma Territorial Prison in 1907. Who was this man and how did he become Yuma’s most infamous inmate, celebrated around the country as an author and public speaker, a genius in direct mail advertising and an expert on prison reform? Author Leo Banks tells the…

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Guided Museum Tour

February 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Art Ranch Workshop: Painter Judith Durr

February 16, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Join Cowgirl Up! artist Judith Durr at her studio in Cave Creek for a two-day workshop in painting. $275 ($200 for Museum Members), 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day, lunch included. Space is limited; call 928-684-2272 after Oct. 1 to register.

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Guided Museum Tour

February 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Desert Adventure Tour: Constellation Road

February 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$75 – $100

Explore Constellation Road and the mines and settlements of the Wickenburg Mountains. Expert local tour guide Joe Stevens will take you to Sayer Station, the $17,000 Highway, and the United Group of Mines including the Town of Constellation, the Gold Bar mine with its glory hole, and the Monte Cristo mine. $100 ($75 for Museum Members), 9 a.m. - 3…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Myrna Harrison

February 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Artist Myrna Harrison facilitates a group sketching session in the Museum galleries every third Wednesday at 11 a.m. from October through May. Artists of every skill level are encouraged to join in. Solo sketching in the galleries is permitted any time the Museum is open - please bring pencils only, no paint or ink. Sketchbooks and pencils are available for…

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Boyd Ranch Endurance Ride

February 21, 2019 - February 25, 2019
Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ 85358 United States + Google Map

The Land of the Sun Endurance Ride is held annually at Boyd Ranch. Boyd Ranch is an outdoor educational center owned and operated by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. For more information, visit boydranch.org or call 928-231-1946.

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Guided Museum Tour

February 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

February 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Family Fun Day: Prolific Pollinators

February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Learn about the Sonoran Desert's prolific pollinators - bees, moths, hummers, and bats! Maricopa Master Gardener Andrea Groves will be available to answer questions about attracting pollinators to your garden, and hands-on activities for all ages will be offered from noon – 2 p.m. This program is presented in partnership with the Hassayampa River Preserve, which will offer activities at…

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Boyd Ranch NATRC Ride

February 28, 2019 - March 3, 2019
Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ 85358 United States + Google Map

For more information about the NATRC Ride at Boyd Ranch, visit boydranch.org. Boyd Ranch is an outdoor educational center owned and operated by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. For more information, visit boydranch.org or call 928-231-1946.

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Desert Adventure Tour: Ghost Towns

February 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$75 – $100

Tour Weaverville, Octave, Stanton, the Old Congress Cemetery and Garcia Cemetery with experienced local guide Joe Stevens. $100 ($75 for Museum Members), self-drive, lunch on your own at Nichols West in Congress. Space is limited, register below or call 928-684-2272 after Oct. 1.

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March 2019

Guided Museum Tour

March 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Dave Stamey in Concert

March 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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$25

The newest member of the Western Music Hall of Fame, Cowboys and Indians Magazine has declared his "Vaquero Song" to be one of the greatest Western songs of all time. In 2010, 2011 and 2013 True West Magazine named him Best Living Western Solo Musician. Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler, and is now…

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Desert Adventure Tour: Vulture City

March 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$25 – $30

Take a guided tour of Vulture City with experienced local guide, Joe Stevens. Henry Wickenburg discovered gold and founded the Vulture Mine in 1863. The mine's town, Vulture City, formed the basis for modern day Wickenburg. $30 ($25 for Museum Members), self-drive or carpool. Register below or call 928-684-2272 after Oct. 1.

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Boyd Ranch Mule Ride

March 6, 2019 - March 10, 2019
Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ 85358 United States + Google Map

Four days of mule mania with meals and guided rides into the Sonoran Desert wilderness.  An event both you and your mule will never forget! Horses are welcome but mules are preferred. Contact Boyd Ranch for more information on the Boyd Ranch Mule Ride. Boyd Ranch is an outdoor educational center owned and operated by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum.…

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Wickenburg Walking Tour

March 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Hoof it around downtown Wickenburg with a knowledgeable Museum guide! Explore the buildings, characters, and history that gave Wickenburg its Western flavor. Included with Paid Museum admission (free for Museum Members), 11 a.m., one hour in length.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Members’ Meet-Up: Behind the Scenes Sneak Peek

March 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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More information to come! Free for Museum Members, RSVP below, call 928-684-2272 or email marketing@westernmuseum.org by March 7 to RSVP.

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Boyd Ranch Equine Obstacle Challenge

March 15, 2019 - March 17, 2019
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For more information on the Boyd Ranch Equine Obstacle Challenge, visit boydranch.org. Boyd Ranch is an outdoor educational center owned and operated by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. For more information, visit boydranch.org or call 928-231-1946.

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Archaeologist Allen Dart presents “Set in Stone but Not in Meaning: Southwestern Indian Rock Art”

March 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

March is Arizona's Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. Ancient Indian pictographs (rock paintings) and petroglyphs (symbols carved or pecked on rocks) are claimed by some to be forms of writing for which meanings are known. However, are such claims supported by archaeology or by Native Americans themselves? Archaeologist Allen Dart illustrates southwestern petroglyphs and pictographs, and discusses how the same…

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Guided Museum Tour

March 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Family Fun Day: Go for the Gold!

March 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Go for the Gold! Try your hand at prospecting and gold-panning with Noah Gordon of Arizona Mining Claims. Hands-on activities for all ages will be offered from noon – 2 p.m. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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Sketching in the Galleries with Myrna Harrison

March 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Artist Myrna Harrison facilitates a group sketching session in the Museum galleries every third Wednesday at 11 a.m. from October through May. Artists of every skill level are encouraged to join in. Solo sketching in the galleries is permitted any time the Museum is open - please bring pencils only, no paint or ink. Sketchbooks and pencils are available for…

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Guided Museum Tour

March 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

March 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Opening Weekend

March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Join us for Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West's 14th annual Invitational Exhibition and Sale Opening Weekend. Check back or call 928-684-2272 after Nov. 5 for details and reservations. The exhibition and sale will continue through May 12, 2019.

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April 2019

Annual Boyd Ranch Fundraiser

April 5, 2019
Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ 85358 United States + Google Map

Eat dinner under the stars! All proceeds benefit youth education programs at Boyd Ranch. Boyd Ranch is an outdoor educational center owned and operated by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. For more information, visit boydranch.org or call 928-231-1946. Tickets will become available in early 2019. Stay tuned for more information!

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Author Chris Enss on her “Buffalo Gals: Women of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show”

April 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Author Chris Enss brings the women of the Old West to life in Buffalo Gals: Women of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. With rough-riding cowboys, sure shots, and fantastic reenactments of battles and train robberies, Buffalo Bill Cody brought the myth of the Old West to life for audiences all over the world. His Wild West Show was wildly popular…

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CCLC Closed

April 6, 2019

The Cultural Crossroads Learning Center will be closed all day for a private event. The Main Museum galleries will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Guided Museum Tour

April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Members’ Meet-Up: Cowgirl Up! After Hours

April 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join us for cocktail hour in the Main Museum and browse the 14th annual Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West exhibition and sale. Free for Museum Members, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Main Museum. RSVP below or call 928-684-2272. Members are welcome to bring guests.

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Guided Museum Tour

April 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Guided Museum Tour

April 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum galleries with a knowledgable docent. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16, 2018 through Apr. 27, 2019. Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members.

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Family Fun Day: Cowgirl Up!

April 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Hands-on activities for all ages will be offered from noon – 2 p.m. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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