Exhibitions / Current

Ed Mell’s Southwest: Five Decades

December 21, 2019 - March 8, 2020

Ed Mell’s work brings an architectural eye to the desert, emphasizing graphic elements and streamlining details to serve his vision. From landscapes to storms, longhorn cattle to desert flowers, he presents the American Southwest in bold colors and lines, energizing the vistas with his singular style.

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Speaking of Wickenburg

Ongoing

What was life like in the Old West? Experience Wickenburg just after the turn of the last century, as Arizona approached statehood. Encounter the spaces, places, and people of Wickenburg as you wander the streets of the town and visit a Victorian-era home and a Western-style ranch. The touchable exhibits explore how the people of Wickenburg learned to work with […]

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One Trader’s Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West

November 2017 - October 2019

Steve Getzwiller, cowboy, collector, and Indian trader- Steve started his lifelong passion for collecting the west and Native American artifacts nearly 50 years ago, beginning as a teenager with his exposure to the Amerind Museum and mentor Charles C. Di Peso. A natural trader, he has become known for his work with weavers from the Navajo Nation. While Getzwiller has collaborated with […]

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Wickenburg’s West: Adaptation / Reinvention / Transformation

Ongoing in the Quayle Family Gallery

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Henry Wickenburg’s discovery of the Vulture Mine, and the quiet beginnings of the city that bears his name. To celebrate this milestone, the Desert Caballe-ros Western Museum will unveil a new exhibition devoted to the extraordinary history of Wickenburg, from its beginnings as a mining camp to its important place on the map […]

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