Exhibitions / Current

Collectors’ Legacy: Wickenburg’s Treasures

Through March 7, 2021

Over the years, the Desert Caballeros Western Museum has been the recipient of generous gifts from many benevolent benefactors, entrusting the Museum to preserve the art, history, and culture of the West. Their donations slowly grew into an impressive collection that includes works by Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, and Maynard Dixon, just to name a few. These treasured pieces […]

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Four Corners, Many Hands: Historic Navajo Textiles from the Collection of Sam and Brenda Crissman

Summer 2020-Summer 2021

Four Corners, Many Hands: Historic Navajo Textiles from the Collection of Sam and Brenda Crissman tells the story of Navajo weaving in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Trading posts were centers of cultural exchange between Navajo weavers and Anglo merchants – where dyes, wool, ideas, and finished woven products changed hands. Rare examples from across the Four Corners region […]

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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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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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