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March 2019

Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

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

Artist Rick McGill 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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April 2019

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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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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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

April 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artist Rick McGill 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

April 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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Guided Museum Tour

April 20, 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 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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Guided Museum Tour

April 27, 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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May 2019

Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

May 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artist Rick McGill 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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June 2019

Most Intrepid Western Author Posse

June 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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This program is included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members. Take a literary ride with the Most Intrepid Western Author’s Posse as they tour country sharing stories about the American West. The Most Intrepid Western Author’s Posse is comprised of four published, award-winning western authors. The Sheriff of the posse is Chris Enss, author of The Pinks, Thunder…

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August 2019

Arizona Water Pioneers

August 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Early settlers like Jack Swilling and Henry Wickenburg set their sights on discovering gold in Arizona, but left a second legacy, regarding another precious resource: water. Learn about the part the town of Wickenburg played in bringing water to the Salt River Valley of Arizona, which helped put central Arizona on the map. Stick around afterwards to enjoy a complimentary…

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September 2019

Smithsonian Museum Day

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Desert Caballeros Western Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums. This year, Museum Day will celebrate…

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Artist Matilda Essig on “Apache Grasslands”

September 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artist Matilda Essig will speak on her "Apache Grasslands" project. Essig's work is featured in Flower Power: Desert Botanicals, on view at DCWM through October 20, 2019. Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members.

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October 2019

Author Roger Naylor on “Arizona State Parks”

October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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The entire story of Arizona can be told through its award-winning system of state parks. With travel writer Roger Naylor as your guide, explore these hidden treasures that represent the staggering diversity of the state—saguaro-dotted desert, rugged mountains, red rock canyons, rolling grasslands, shady forests, and a playground of rivers and lakes. It’s all captured in Naylor’s latest book, Arizona…

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Día de los Muertos Display

October 28, 2019 - November 3, 2019
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Celebrate family and student art by visiting a Day of the Dead Ofrenda and Ceramic Sugar Skull Exhibit created by talented young artists from Wickenburg High School. Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members

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Dr. Eduardo Pagán on “The Haunted Trail from Wickenburg”

October 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 The road linking Wickenburg and Phoenix-Grand Avenue-was the thoroughfare where the wealth of the Vulture Mine flowed down to the Salt River Valley, and the produce and goods of Phoenix, Glendale, and Peoria flowed up to Wickenburg. It was also a dangerous road to travel, where murderous robbers preyed upon the unsuspecting. In time, night travelers began to speak of…

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November 2019

Wickenburg Tour of Homes

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wickenburg Community Center, 160 N. Valentine St.
Wickenburg, AZ 85390 United States
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Sneak a peek into our "Homes on the Range"! Held every first Saturday in November, the annual Wickenburg Tour of Homes and Holiday Market has become a tradition, not just for Wickenburg residents but for those who live throughout the Valley of the Sun. Now in it's 39th year, the Tour of Homes is coordinated by the Museum's auxilliary, Las Señoras…

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Tricks of the Trade: Artist Demonstrations

November 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Saturdays: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 11am – 4pm Included with paid Museum admission Trappings’ artists will demonstrate their skilled trades in the exhibition gallery. This will include rawhide braiding, engraving, sculpture, and painting. Each artist will be available to answer questions and demonstrate how they work their trades. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in…

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The Demise of Tonto or Hollywood Meets the Sioux

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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A behind the scenes look at the making of epic Western movies from the point of view of an Emmy award-winning Costume Designer. Cathy Smith walks us through a day in the life of the filming of Dances with Wolves - how costumes are designed, life on the set, and the importance of authenticity in costumes, sets and props. Included…

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Transit of Mercury Astronomy Viewing

November 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Witness Mercury's transit of the face of the Sun with astronomer Walt Thomas on the steps of the Museum's Cultural Crossroads Learning Center. During the transit, Mercury can be seen crossing the face of the Sun. Mercury transits occur 13 or 14 times each century; the next transit won't take place until November 13, 2032. 8:30 - 11 a.m. |…

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Drop-In Tour

November 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Tricks of the Trade: Artist Demonstrations

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Saturdays: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 11am – 4pm Included with paid Museum admission Trappings’ artists will demonstrate their skilled trades in the exhibition gallery. This will include rawhide braiding, engraving, sculpture, and painting. Each artist will be available to answer questions and demonstrate how they work their trades. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in…

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Orejana Outfit: Arizona’s Historic ORO Ranch Book Signing

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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To Arizona cowpunchers, the Spanish word orejana refers to an ownerless, unbranded bovine old enough to quit its mother; in other words, a maverick. Award-winning journalist and Trappings photographer Kathy McCraine is one of very few people allowed to photograph on this iconic Arizona ranch. Included with paid Museum admission. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship…

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Drop-In Tour

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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The Wild Sable Island Horses

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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As the official horse of Nova Scotia, Canada, the Sable Island horse was first released on the treeless 20 mile long island in the late 18th century. Today the horses are untamed and untouched, and have survived against all odds. World renowned Trappings photographer Bev Pettit has trekked to this windswept island multiple times by air and sea that is…

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Author Rita Connelly on “Arizona Chimichangas”

November 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Author and restaurant reviewer Rita Connelly presents her latest book, Arizona Chimichangas. Many claim to be the first to turn a plain burrito into a crispy chimichanga, but everyone agrees that it happened in Arizona. Fried to golden brown perfection at iconic restaurants like Casa Molina, El Charro and Macayo's, these crunchy wonders are favorites from Flagstaff to Bisbee, Safford to…

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Skeching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

November 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

November 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Tricks of the Trade: Artist Demonstrations

November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Saturdays: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 11am – 4pm Included with paid Museum admission Trappings’ artists will demonstrate their skilled trades in the exhibition gallery. This will include rawhide braiding, engraving, sculpture, and painting. Each artist will be available to answer questions and demonstrate how they work their trades. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in…

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Drop-In Tour

November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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The Wilbur-Cruce Colonial Spanish Horse – Arizona’s 1st Horse

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Historians Maureen Kirk-Detberner and Esha Mork will present their documentary work on the living legend, Arizona’s Wilbur-Cruce horse. They are Padre Kino’s horses, the Arizona State Heritage horse, and a strain of Colonial Spanish horse. Their combination of great beauty, athleticism, and historic importance, makes this breed a huge contributor to Arizona’s Western heritage. Included with paid Museum admission. This…

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Drop-In Tour

November 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Tricks of the Trade: Artist Demonstrations

November 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Saturdays: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 11am – 4pm Included with paid Museum admission Trappings’ artists will demonstrate their skilled trades in the exhibition gallery. This will include rawhide braiding, engraving, sculpture, and painting. Each artist will be available to answer questions and demonstrate how they work their trades. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in…

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Drop-In Tour

November 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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CANCELLED Spurs and Other Talking Iron

November 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Join a sturdy stock of Trappings artists in a roundtable discussion on their artwork with a gallery tour. 1 p.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in conjunction with Trappings of the American West.

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December 2019

Drop-In Tour

December 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Dr. Eduardo Pagán on “The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction (1904-1905)”

December 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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In 1904, New York nuns brought forty Irish orphans to the remote Arizona mining camp of Clifton/Morenci to be placed with Catholic families. The Catholic families were Mexican, as was the majority of the population. Soon the town's Anglos, furious at this "interracial" transgression, formed a vigilante squad that kidnapped the children and nearly lynched the nuns and the local…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

December 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

December 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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January 2020

Drop-In Tour

January 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Mata Ortiz Trunk Show

January 10 - January 12
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Featuring Taxco silver shard jewelry, Mata Ortiz pottery, and Zapotec weavings created by master artisans in Mata Ortiz and other renowned villages in Mexico. An artisan-led lecture or pottery firing demo will take place at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day. Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Free to the public (Museum admission may be purchased separately) Hours Friday, January…

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Drop-In Tour

January 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

January 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Artist’s Chat with Ed Mell

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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A conversation with Ed Mell, DCWM's 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and featured artist in Ed Mell's Southwest: Five Decades. 11 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members

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Drop-In Tour

January 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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February 2020

Appraisal Day with Sean Morton

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Certified appraiser Sean Morton will identify and give informal appraisals on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not bring weapons or coins. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center $20 first item, $10 additional items, 5 item maximum

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Drop-In Tour

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Publisher Win Holden, “On the Road Since 1925: The Colorful History of Arizona Highways Magazine”

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Arizona Highways publisher Win Holden presents On the Road Since 1925: The Colorful History of Arizona Highways Magazine. This program is free to the public, made possible by Arizona Humanities. 11 a.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Free to the public (Museum admission may be purchased separately)

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Drop-In Tour

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Dr. Eduardo Pagán on “The Bisbee Deportation (1917)”

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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On July 12, 1917, a posse of 2,000 members, deputized by the sheriff of Cochise County and aided by Phelps Dodge, the major mining company in Bisbee, rounded up 1,300 striking mine workers, supporters and citizen bystanders. The group was deported 200 miles away to Tres Hermanas, New Mexico, where most were left without money or transportation. While a presidential…

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Drop-In Tour

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Dave Stamey in Concert

February 22 @ 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 called Dave Stamey the Charley Russell of Western Music. Western Horseman 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…

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Overnight Art Retreat at Boyd Ranch

February 25 - February 26
Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ 85358 United States + Google Map

The Desert Caballeros Western Museum and Wickenburg Art Club present an overnight art retreat at the Museum's Boyd Ranch facility. Contact the Museum at 928-684-2272 or info@westernmuseum.org for more information.  

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Author Alan Day on “Cowboy Up! Life Lessons from Lazy B”

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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If you're served a piece of humble pie, thank the server and choke it down. So says H. Alan Day, an award-winning author and American cowboy, who grew up on a 200,000-acre southwestern cattle ranch, made a hand at age five, and lived adventures most of us only witness on Netflix. While interacting with cowhands, horses, and the land, Alan…

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Drop-In Tour

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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March 2020

Artist’s chat with sculptor Michael Naranjo

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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A conversation with sculptor Michael Naranjo. 11 a.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members

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Drop-In Tour

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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This event has been canceled.

March 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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This event will be rescheduled so please check back for a future date.   Journalist Jana Bommersbach: "Hyenas in Petticoats - How Women Struggled Against Every Dirty Trick in the Books to Win the Vote!" As we celebrate the 100th birthday of the 19th Amendment in 2020, it’s time to look back at the enormous effort it took for women…

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Drop-In Tour

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

March 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Opening Weekend: Cowgirl Up! Exhibition and Sale

March 27 - March 29
$10.00 – $275.00

 Cowgirl Up! opening weekend event tickets are currently suspended due to health concerns related to COVID-19/coronavirus. The art sale and exhibition will open as planned starting Friday March 27, 10 a.m. but will not include any social events. Thank you for understanding. If you have any questions, please call the museum.

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Scottsdale Artists School painting workwhop with Linda Glover Gooch

March 30 @ 9:00 am - March 31 @ 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join Cowgirl Up! artist Linda Glover Gooch for a two-day workshop organized by the Scottsdale Artists' School. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | $280 | Visit scottsdaleartschool.com for more information or to register.

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April 2020

Drop-In Tour

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Assistant Director, History and Culture Michelle Delaney on “Art and Advertising in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West”

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Assistant Director, History and Culture Michelle Delaney presents her book, Art and Advertising in Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Michelle Delaney is the Assistant Director, History and Culture at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. She is the author and editor for several history of photography books, including Buffalo Bill’s Wild West…

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Drop-In Tour

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Chris Glenn and Sandy Sunseri: “The Vanishing Trading Posts”

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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“The Vanishing Trading Posts” presents a snapshot of life in the southwest that has disappeared. In a little over one hundred years, trading posts in the Four Corners were founded, traders and Native Americans flourished, and then the posts faded away. The challenges and unexpected gifts of cross-cultural exchange and stories of trading family dynasties are discussed against a background…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

April 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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May 2020

Annual Mother’s Day Celebration

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Enjoy "momosas" and snapshots in the galleries on the last day of the 2020 Cowgirl Up! exhibition and sale. All mothers will receive free admission to the Museum in honor of Mother's Day. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. ("momosas" available while supplies last) | Main Museum | Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members

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June 2020

Cox First Friday: Summer Exhibition Sneak Peek

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join us for the opening of our summer exhibition! Snacks and a creative activity will be included. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox First Fridays is provided by the Arizona Community Foundation. 5 - 7 p.m. | Main Museum | Free to the public

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