Exhibitions are sponsored in party by: AZCOMP Technologies; John and Lynne Boyer; Christine and Paul Branstad; The DeVore Foundation, Alta and Bill DeVore, Trustees; Jim and Rea Ludke; Sharon and Lanny Martin; Kathleen Parrish and Doug Spencer; Elaine and Peter Schweitzer.

Bill Anton

Bill Anton Paints the West

December 18, 2021 - March 6, 2022
“I do not see myself as a biographer of the “cowboy.” I know some artists feel they are recording a historical portrayal of ranch life today in the American West. But the focus of my work has always been mood and passion. If I’m recording anything,…

Made in Arizona

Now through November 28, 2021
  The Desert Caballeros Western Museum is pleased to present, “Made in Arizona”, an exhibition with over 100 objects that include paintings, sculpture, quilts, weavings, cowboy boots, saddles and other treasures from the permanent collection and…

Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West

March 28 - September 5, 2021
With more than 200 paintings, drawings and sculptures created by women artists, the 16th annual Cowgirl Up! exhibition and sale embraces the full spectrum of Western American art today. Artist information to come. Visit the Artists Pages Open during…

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…

Questers Women’s Suffrage Display

October 3-29, 2020
The Arizona Questers’ Women’s Suffrage Traveling Exhibit will be in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center. from October 3-29, 2020. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of American women’s right to vote, the Questers have prepared a traveling…

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…

Trappings of the American West

November 9 - December 1, 2019
The Desert Caballeros Western Museum and the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship present the 27th annual exhibition of contemporary painting, photography, bronze sculpture, and exquisitely crafted gear of the working cowboy. All work is available for purchase.     As…

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

October 26 - November 8, 2020
The Museum collaborates with Wickenburg High School students to create an exhibit celebrating the tradition of Día de los Muertos, featuring a community ofrenda and over 50 decorative ceramic "sugar" skulls.    

The Desert Caballeros Express model train display

November 25, 2020 - January 3, 2021
This annual holiday tradition of model trains installed by Museum volunteers is displayed in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center. The Museum would like to thank volunteers Pat Jacobs, Jordan Merdick, Fred Poteet, and Gary Turner for sharing…

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…