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March 20, 2018: Arizona Republic
April 12, 2018: Glendale, AZ artist Jessica Garrett has been awarded the prestigious Governor’s Choice Award for Cowgirl Up! 2018, personally selected by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.
April 3, 2018: The opening weekend of the 13th annual Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West exhibition and sale, March 23 – 25, 2018, broke sales records for this event, establishing this as the most successful opening weekend in the show’s history.
January 11, 2018: Dan Finley has been selected as the new Executive Director for the Museum. Finley, who will begin his new role in February 2018, comes from the Muzéo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, California where he has served as its Executive Director since 2014.
December 8, 2017: Now in its 13th year, Cowgirl Up! remains one of the major national events for Western women artists. The 2018 roster of artists boasts 55 artists who ride the range of techniques, styles, and mediums, traditional and contemporary.
September 29, 2017: Two new exhibitions at DCWM, All Over the Map: The Picerne Collection of Arizona Landmark Art and One Trader’s Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West, showcase the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Arizona.
June 14, 2017: The Wickenburg Art Club takes over DCWM’s Cultural Crossroads Learning Center to curate and jury this annual exhibition and sale showcasing the artistic talents of the Wickenburg community. Diverse mediums including oil, photography, gourds, and bronzes reflect the diversity of experiences and perspectives that each member brings to the Art Club. Free artist demonstrations are held at the Museum on Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. throughout the run of the show.
May 22, 2017: Two new exhibitions, How the West Is One: Contemporary Western Art from the Tia Collection and Stormy Weather: Western Atmospheres both open at Desert Caballeros Western Museum on Saturday, May 27.