Exclusive Event for Museum Members: Reverse Painting Workshop with The Crafty Chica™

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Learn how to create reverse paintings and get crafty with this workshop with Kathy Cano-Murillo, The Crafty Chica™! Kathy Cano-Murillo, The Crafty Chica™, is an artist, author, and speaker who specializes in Latina-style DIY and crafts, storytelling, and entrepreneurship. A fourth-generation maker and a third-generation Mexi-chica from Phoenix, she has authored a book about the […]

Second Annual Western Woman of Distinction Luncheon

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

The Desert Caballeros Western Museum is proud to announce the winner of the 2nd Annual Elizabeth Hudson Smith Award, Betty Watt. She will formally receive the award during the Cowgirl Up! Western Women of Distinction Luncheon. A well-known figure in Wickenburg, Watt embodies the qualities for which the award was created, leading by example and […]

Painting Workshop: Simplifying Painting from Photos with Linda Glover Gooch

Painting workshop in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center with award-winning artist and Scottsdale Artists' School instructor Linda Glover Gooch. This is Linda's 5th year to run this workshop at the Museum. She's been teaching for 40 years, over 20 through the Scottsdale artist school. All levels are welcome, a knowledge of your tools, paints and […]

“More than Pocahontas and Squaws: Indigenous Women Coming into Visibility” by Dr. Laura Tohe

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Special lecture “More than Pocahontas and Squaws: Indigenous Women Coming into Visibility” by Dr. Laura Tohe, presented by Arizona Humanities. Free, made possible by Arizona Humanities. This visual presentation shows how Indigenous American women have contributed service to Arizona and the US, yet were stereotyped in films and remain invisible in the media. Nevertheless, they […]

Mother’s Day at the Museum!

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

SUNDAY MAY 14, 11 A.M. - 3 P.M. Celebrate Mother’s Day at the DCWM with special activities and free museum admission for mothers. Enjoy a mocktail  “Momosa” then walk through the galleries of the 2023, women only, Cowgirl Up! exhibition and sale. All mothers will receive free admission to the Museum in honor of Mother’s Day and free […]

International Museum Day

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Thursday May 18 | 10 a.m. -5 p.m. We encourage all lovers of the Western art, Museums and history to visit us or any Museum to show your appreciation for what our institutions do for society. The theme for the 2023 International Museum Day edition (May 18) is Museums, Sustainability and Wellbeing. Museums are key […]

Blue Star Museum Program for Active-duty U.S. Military and Family

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

The Museum will roll out the welcome mat to active-duty military and their families by offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves, and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums program. The Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star […]

Father’s Day at the DCWM!

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

<!-- --> Dads get in free on Father’s Day, Sunday June 18 from 11 A.M. – 3 P.M. Come to the Museum on Father’s Day! Dads get free admission and dads also get one non-alcoholic “Prickly Pear Papa” beverage (while supplies last) in the Museum’s Learning Center. To make sure dad looks the part, we […]

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BearCat Family Friday

Need a (free) creative activity for the kids in your life? Join us for BearCat Family Friday presented by the Etnyre Foundation on the first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy themed art-making activities for the whole family in a museum setting lead by the DCWM education team. Practice your […]

West of Center Exhibition Preview Reception

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

The public is invited to attend the Preview Reception on Friday, July 28th from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Come out for an evening of summer fun – view the artwork, vote for your favorite piece of art for the People’s Choice award, enjoy refreshments, and meet our honored guests for this special opening! The […]

The Wickenburg Art Club’s “West of Center” Exhibition and Sale

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

The Wickenburg Art Club and the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, cornerstones of Wickenburg’s art community since the 1960s, are excited to announce the return of the “West of Center” art show, a community-curated exhibition and sale. Each summer, the Museum hosts the Wickenburg Art Club which curates a selection of artwork by its talented members. This […]

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BearCat Family Friday

Need a (free) creative activity for the kids in your life? Join us for BearCat Family Friday presented by the Etnyre Foundation on the first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy themed art-making activities for the whole family in a museum setting lead by the DCWM education team. Practice your […]

Arizona Wildlife with Special Guest Ranger Kevin Thorson

Once again the Museum will hold its wildly popular "Arizona Wildlife" presentation. This year Ranger Kevin Thorson from the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant will bring some animal ambassadors and will talk about a wide range of subjects related to Arizona wildlife. Come early to get your seat. The AZ Wildlife presentation is free […]

Bumping, Blending, and Layering with Acrylics: Free Demo by Gina Beck

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Free event: Join Gina Beck, WAC member and owner of “Gina’s Place” in downtown Wickenburg, for a painting demonstration on Saturday, August 26th between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The demonstration is in conjunction with West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club, an exhibition and sale of artwork by Wickenburg’s talented local artists. […]

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BearCat Family Friday

Need a (free) creative activity for the kids in your life? Join us for BearCat Family Friday presented by the Etnyre Foundation on the first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy themed art-making activities for the whole family in a museum setting lead by the DCWM education team. Practice your […]

Labor Day, Closed

Monday Sept 4 | Closed Museum and Stores closed to observe Labor Day.

From Backgrounds to Spikey Needles, Watercolor Techniques: Free Demo by Nancy Hill

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Nancy Hill, one of the many talented artists of the Wickenburg community, will be conducting a demonstration of her watercolor techniques on Saturday, September 9th. Nancy will unlock the mystery of watercolor as you watch her create a beautiful desert landscape. Nancy will work on a desert scene while she shows you how to create […]

Bead Embroidery- “How to Make a Statement Jewelry Piece”: Free West of Center Demo by Judee Nuechter

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

How does she do it? Judee Nuechter creates bold, intricate jewelry that is considered art as much as jewelry. Beads, stones, and charms create pieces that are beautiful and have unique, story-telling properties. During this demo, Judee will explain her process and materials, as well as demonstrate how she accomplishes the intricate beading technique that […]

Free Mexican Folk Art Panel Discussion Featuring Adolfo Castillo

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Join our panel lecture, sponsored by Arizona Humanities featuring Adolfo Castillo, Publisher Editorial & Creative of Western Art Collector magazine part of International Artist Publishing LLC. The lecture will be centered around the subject of collecting artifacts and artwork. Panelists: Adolfo Castillo—publisher of Western Art Collector and private collector; Dan Fout—private collector and lender to Artesania del Pueblo; Diana Pardue—chief curator at Heard Museum, […]

Scott T. Baxter: Revealing the West Now on View

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

A special collection of photographs by critically-acclaimed Western photographer, Scott T. Baxter. Scott T. Baxter works out of his studio on the Cattle Track Arts Compound in Scottsdale, Arizona. He has been a professional photographer for more than 30 years. His fine art photography work of the American West captures the dichotomy between the elegance […]

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

The Soul of Native America

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Our adjunct curator of history, Dr. Eduardo Pagán returns to the CCLC with a lecture titled, “The Soul of Native America” on October 18 at 11 a.m. This October 9, we mark “National Indigenous People’s Day” and November celebrates “National Native American Heritage Month”. “The Soul of Native America” will be an in-depth presentation on […]

Las Señoras de Socorro’s Fall Fling

Date: Monday, October 23rd Time: 11:30 Place: Flying E Ranch Cost; $30 - Order your tickets here. Please mark your calendars and plan on joining us.  This event will be open to everyone, so if you have girlfriends that might enjoy an afternoon out please invite them along. It's a great time to get involved and […]

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

Las Senoras Wickenburg Home and Garden Tour

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023 Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at LasSenoras.org or “at the door“ the day of event. Will Call: Tickets and maps will be picked up and at the Wickenburg Community Center at 160 N. Valentine Street on the day of the event. Doors […]

Boyd Ranch: Giddy Up Go Gala

Boyd Ranch Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Saddle up for a night of western fun at the Boyd Ranch 'Giddy Up Go Gala.' Join us for an evening of cowboy charm, entertainment, and delicious fare under the stars. Sunday, November 5th, 2023 at 2:00pm Enjoy a Prime Rib Dinner Awesome Auction Items The Wild Dessert Auction Lot's of Fun for Everyone Sport […]

“Revealing the West” Free Exhibition Walkthrough With Scott T. Baxter

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Join us for an exclusive public walkthrough of the Scott T. Baxter photography exhibition. Get a firsthand look at the artist's incredible work and gain insight into the creative process behind the masterpieces. This will be led by the photographer himself, Scott T. Baxter and guest curator James Burns. Admission is free and made possible […]

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(FREE) Oralia Lopez Pottery Trunk Show

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Saturday and Sunday Nov. 11-12 in the Museum's Learning Center Join us for a FREE Oralia Lopez Pottery Trunk Show! Explore the exquisite world of Oralia Lopez's pottery creations, showcasing both beauty and craftsmanship. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to witness and appreciate artistry at its finest without any cost. Free and open to the […]

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(FREE) Oralia Lopez Pottery Trunk Show

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Saturday and Sunday Nov. 11-12 in the Museum's Learning Center Join us for a FREE Oralia Lopez Pottery Trunk Show! Explore the exquisite world of Oralia Lopez's pottery creations, showcasing both beauty and craftsmanship. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to witness and appreciate artistry at its finest without any cost. Free and open to the […]

“The Curious Case of Captain Smiley: Navigating Multiple Identities (Apache, Veteran, Community Leader) in Early-Twentieth Century Arizona”

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Guest Lecturer, Maurice Crandall "The Curious Case of Captain Smiley: Navigating Multiple Identities (Apache, Veteran, Community Leader) in Early-Twentieth Century Arizona" Tuesday Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. in the Museum's Learning Center This talk explores the life of Ismalee, a Dilzhe'e Apache who served as a Scout in the U.S. Army and was variously known […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

“Last Ride of the Pony Express” with Will Grant and book signing at the Saguaro Theater

Experience history come to life with 'Last Ride of the Pony Express,' featuring Will Grant, followed by a special book signing event at the Saguaro Theater. Join us for an informative and engaging journey back in time as we explore this iconic chapter in America's frontier history. The Last Ride of the Pony Express is a uniquely tenacious […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

Free Cowboy Kid’s Poetry Reading

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Calling all young wordsmiths and aspiring poets! Join us for a delightful Kid's Poetry Reading event, where young talents take the stage to share their creative verses. Prepare to be charmed and inspired by their imagination and creativity. In the Museum's Learning Center. Pictured: past student participants.

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Lecture: Deconstructing the Taco, The History and Lore of a Beloved Food

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

We have a treat for you food buffs. Our next presentation in the Museum’s Learning Center will be “Deconstructing the Taco”, all about the origins of this favorite dish. The foods of Arizona speak to the many cultures, native and newcomer, that make up our state. Consider the taco, a staple of Mexican and Mexican […]

Lecture: An Overview of the Indian Wars with Dr. Eduardo Pagán

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Was violence between American Indians and European settlers inevitable? This question will set the them for our next historical presentation, “Struggles Over the Fate of Native America: An Overview of the Indian Wars” with Dr. Eduardo Pagán. This presentation will provide an overview of the geopolitical world of the Americas before Columbus, and the ways that […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

“Howard Post: Western Perspectives” on view in the Main Museum

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

In his artistic representations, Howard Post is continually inspired by his experiences from living in the American West. A third-generation Arizonan, Post utilizes traditional Western themes in his paintings based on what he knows: ranching and the rodeo. Over his 30-year career, he has become one of the foremost contemporary Western painters of the twenty-first […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Christmas Eve, Close at 3 P.M.

Sunday, December 24  |  3 p.m.  Museum and Stores close at their regular time. Have a Merry Christmas.  

Kids’ Holiday Workshop: Decorating Cookies!

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Do you have crafty kids in your life? Join us for a special creative workshop just for kids! This year's Kids’ Holiday Workshop is on Wednesday December 27 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Museum’s Learning Center. We will be decorating cookies made by our neighborhood bakery, Buttermilk and Honey. Best for children […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

Mata Ortiz Trunk Show & Sale Members’ Preview

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Calling all members! Join us for an exclusive Mata Ortiz Trunk Show Members' Preview. Be the first to explore and acquire unique Mata Ortiz pottery pieces before they're available to the public. Don't miss this special opportunity to add exceptional artistry to your collection. For members only in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center (CCLC). Call […]

The Artistry of Oaxaca and Mata Ortiz Trunk Show & Sale

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

This January 12-14, join us for the “The Artistry of Oaxaca and Mata Ortiz” Trunk Show and Sale in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center (CCLC). Visit with master artist Jerardo Tena and Mariela Tena as they display their Mata Ortiz pottery. There will be demonstrations by master pottery artist Jerardo Tena. A Selection of Oaxacan (pronounced Wa-Haw-Ken) […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Mata Ortiz: Oaxacan Woodcarving Painting Workshop with Julia Fuentes Santiago

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Come to DCWM and participate in an interactive painting workshop on January 12th, 2024. Each participant will select their own Oaxacan woodcarving to paint with artist Julia Fuentes Santiago. Julia was born in the village of San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca in 1976. Julia is the daughter of the world-famous Master Carver Epifanio Fuentes and Laurencia […]

Last day for the Mata Ortiz trunk show & sale

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Sunday, Jan. 14 is the last day for thee “The Artistry of Oaxaca and Mata Ortiz” Trunk Show and Sale in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center (CCLC). Visit with master artist Jerardo Tena and Mariela Tena as they display their Mata Ortiz pottery. There will be demonstrations by master pottery artist Jerardo Tena. A Selection of Oaxacan […]

Desert Adventure Tour: Guest Ranches #1

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

Desert Adventure Tours are back! Join us for a tour of Wickenburg-area Guest Ranches on Tuesday, January 16 at 9 a.m. – ($105 members/$130 not-yet-members). The tour is led by master docent Joe Stevens and will stop at historic ranch locations which may include the Hassayampa River Preserve (Garden of Allah guest ranch), Simpson Ranch, Remuda Ranch, Monte Vista Ranch, Kay […]

Book Talk and Signing with Roger Naylor

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

On Wednesday January 17 at 11 a.m., well-known Arizona guide and author Roger Naylor will be on hand to present his latest book, "Awesome Arizona: 200 Amazing Facts about the Grand Canyon State" in the Museum's Learning Center. Naylor will show slides, read excerpts from his book, and will answer some questions from the audience. […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Howard Post In-Person Walkthrough

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

Howard Post: Western Perspectives Meet the artist and get an exclusive tour led by Howard Post himself. Exhibition walkthrough in the main galleries. Meet in the main lobby.

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Desert Adventure Tour: Ghost Towns

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

Join our exciting Desert Adventure Tour exploring Ghost Towns! Take the wheel on this self-drive adventure and uncover the intriguing history of these abandoned settlements. Stops on the tour will include Octave, Stanton, the Old Congress town site and cemetery, and the Garcia Cemetery. The tour will conclude in Wickenburg by 3:00 p.m. Participants will […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

Appraisal Day

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Saturday Feb. 3 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Learning Center Certified licensed appraiser Sean Morton will be available to identify and provide informal appraisals of fine art and antiques in the DCWM Learning Center. He will conduct appraisals on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring fine art, jewelry, rugs and antiques. No guns, sports […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Eduardo Pagán: How the Horse Altered Native American Life (New Day/Time at the Saguaro Theater)

Saguaro Theater

Dr. Pagán returns with another presentation, “Adaptive Native America: How the Horse Altered Native American Life”. Since the time that the Spanish first set foot on American shores, the horse was not an unknown creature for many native people of the Americas. But learning to live with them brought a revolution in economy, warfare, and even in the […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Free Lecture: They Did More than Just Drink: How Black Social Clubs Created Communities in Tucson from 1860-1900 with Bernard Wilson

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Marking Black History month, we are pleased to present, "They Did More than Just Drink: How Black Social Clubs Created Communities in Tucson from 1860-1900". Between 1865 and 1870, Black people from slave states emigrated to Tucson. As skilled cooks, domestics, barbers, scouts, surveyors, and builders, they came in search of place to start life […]

Rescheduled! Desert Adventure Tour: Guest Ranches

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

Desert Adventure Tour: Guest Ranches #2, ($105 members/$130 not-yet-members). The tour is led by master docent Joe Stevens and will stop at historic ranch locations which may include the Hassayampa River Preserve (Garden of Allah guest ranch), Simpson Ranch, Remuda Ranch, Monte Vista Ranch, Kay El Bar Ranch, Flying E Ranch, and Rancho de los Caballeros. Transportation […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Paint Wickenburg: Public Plein Air Event in Wickenburg

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

On Saturday, February 24, we are proud to present “Paint Wickenburg: Plein Air”, a site-specific and in-person painting event with the Wickenburg Art Club (WAC). If you are an artist interested in participating, please contact Corey Garman at vicepresident@wickenburgartclub.org. The registration fee is $25. Artists’ registration begins at 8 a.m. Painting starts at 9 a.m. […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

Desert Adventure Tour: Walnut Grove Dam

Desert Adventure Tour of Walnut Grove Dam. Lunch and transportation are provided, $85 members/$110 non-members. Please call (928) 684-2272 to register. Arizona settlers hailed the construction of the Walnut Grove Dam as the beginning of the end of the wild frontier, where man’s ingenuity in controlling water could tame the wilderness and transform Arizona into […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Lecture: Japanese Gila River Internment Camp

Lecture: Japanese Gila River Internment Camp Thursday, March 14, 11:00 a.m. in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center Join us to welcome speaker Midori Hall in the CCLC. Hall was born in the Gila River Japanese Internment Camp in Arizona in August of 1942 and has had her story featured in the news and as part […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Lecture: Tom Zoellner, “Rim to River” 

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Thursday Apr 4 | 11 A.M. Tom Zoellner, “Rim to River”  in the CCLC. Booksigning after lecture. Tom Zoellner, a fifth-generation Arizonan, is the author of eight nonfiction books, including The Heartless Stone, Uranium, The National Road, and Island on Fire, which won the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

Third Annual Western Woman of Distinction Luncheon RSVP

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

3rd Annual Western Woman of Distinction Luncheon, Tuesday April 9, 2024. The Cowgirl Up! Western Woman of Distinction Luncheon and the “Elizabeth Hudson Smith Award” ceremony is set to take place on April 9 at 12 p.m. in the Desert Caballeros Western Museum’s Cultural Crossroads Learning Center (CCLC) located on 10 N Tegner St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Keynote […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Art After Dark (Members’ Only)

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

Join us for our Members' Only Appreciation "Art After Dark" Friday, April 12 | 5:30 - 7 p.m. Enjoy a progressive wine and hors d'oeuvres shopping experience exclusively for all DCWM members! Start at the Main Museum for wine and savory appetizers while you shop and view the Cowgirl Up! exhibition in the galleries, then enjoy delicious desserts in the […]

Ladies Night Out

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

Las Señoras de Socorro's Ladies' Night Out returns! Celebrate the wonderful art of the Cowgirl Up! 2024 show here at the museum. Cost: $25.00 Includes two glasses of wine and hors d'oeuvres. Buy your tickets now. As always, we'll have amazing Raffle prizes, so bring your raffle $$$ - tickets are $5 each or 3 tickets for […]

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

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Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April

DCWM 21 N Frontier Street, Wickenburg, United States

Meet in the Main Museum lobby at 11 a.m. Weekly Museum Tours every Friday through April. Free with paid Museum admission. No reservation required. Hear from our trained volunteer guides about the stories, the history and the little-known facts about the hundreds of pieces we have on display.  

Mexican Folk Art Exhibition Last Day on View

Cultural Crossroads Learning Center 10 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ, United States

Sunday, April 28 will be the last day to see the exhibition in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center (CCLC) “Mexican Folk Art: Artesanía del Pueblo”, open to the public October 29, 2022 – April 28, 2024. Artesanía del Pueblo: Mexican Folk Art is a journey into diverse, colorful art from various regions of Mexico. Items […]

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]

Mother’s Day at the Museum!

Desert Caballeros Western Museum 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

Sunday May 12 | 11 a.m. Mother’s Day at the Museum, creative activities until 3 p.m. Free admission for moms! Celebrate Mother’s Day at the DCWM with special activities and free museum admission for mothers. Enjoy a mocktail  “Momosa” then walk through the galleries of the 2024, women only, Cowgirl Up! exhibition and sale. All mothers will receive […]

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BearCat Family Friday presented by The Etnyre Foundation

Join us for BearCat Family Friday at the DCWM! Experience a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits, guided tours, and special programs highlighting the rich history and culture of the American West. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to explore the Wild West with your loved ones and create lasting memories together. Activities for […]