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.

Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Exhibition and Sale

March 29 - May 12, 2019
50+ of the West's best women artists, all in one place, at one time! With more than 200 paintings, drawings and sculptures created by women artists, the 14th annual Cowgirl Up! exhibition and sale embraces the full spectrum of Western American art today. Cowgirl…

John Coleman: Bronze and Beyond

December 14, 2018 - March 10, 2019
Modern Western master John Coleman has expanded his repertoire well beyond his original bronzes to include paintings and drawings, as seen in this exhibition drawn from several private collections, including Coleman's own personal collection and the collection…

Wagons West

December 8, 2018 - March 10, 2019
Chuck wagons and Conestogas, freight wagons and stagecoaches all played important roles in the settling of the West as seen in the paintings, sculpture, and artifacts on loan from several private collections, primarily those of Betsy and Myron Deibel…

West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club

July 28 - October 28, 2018
Wickenburg’s love affair with the arts goes back over half a century. The Desert Caballeros Western Museum, founded in 1960, has become internationally recognized for its creative exhibitions and programming. The Wickenburg Art Club, founded in 1964,…

Holiday Trains

December 2, 2017 - January 14, 2018
Train enthusiasts of all ages look forward to this treasured annual tradition, created by Museum volunteers.

The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post

July 20 - November 25, 2018
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.…

Playlist: Hits from the Museum’s Collection

June 2 - July 8, 2018
Wickenburg has always had a musical soundtrack, whether it was the marching band that greeted President McKinley upon his arrival in Congress in 1901, or the grand opening of the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts in Wickenburg in 2001. In…

One Trader’s Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West

November 2017 - March 15, 2020
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…

All Over the Map: The Picerne Collection of Arizona Landmark Art

October 21, 2017 - March 4, 2018
The Picerne Collection of Arizona Landmark Art showcases representational paintings of the state’s mountains, canyons and vistas, created over the last one hundred years by scores of different artists from varying backgrounds, schools and eras. The…

Arizona Military Memories

April 22 - October 29, 2017
The people of Arizona have supported American efforts in foreign conflicts from the Spanish American War through today’s deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq. Throughout its history, Arizona has provided soldiers, workers, volunteers, training grounds,…