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.

West of Center: Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club

July 29 - October 29, 2017
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,…

13th annual Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Exhibition & Sale

March 23 - May 13, 2018
Desert Caballeros Western Museum is proud to host the 13th annual ‘Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West’ Invitational Exhibition & Sale. Three days of kick-off weekend festivities begin Friday, March 23rd and continue through Sunday,…

How the West Is One: Contemporary Western Art from The Tia Collection

May 27, 2017 - March 4, 2018
Interdependence is a hallmark of the American West. Take a road trip through Arizona and you will see evidence of our multicultural past – street names in Spanish, ghost towns once inhabited by fortune seekers from the American East, and town names…

Stormy Weather: Western Atmospheres

May 27 - October 8, 2017
It might be surprising that Arizona, a state that encompasses a large portion of the dry Sonoran desert, should be famous for its rain. Buzzwords like “haboob”, “monsoon”, and “flash flood” have been engrained in the nation’s imagination…

“Having their Picture Took”: Western Portrait Photography Then and Now

October 8, 2016 - October 29, 2017
From photo sessions in 1890s saloons to Scott Baxter’s Top Hand project and the Petersen cousins’ series on working artists, personalities of the West and their stories have long been captured for posterity. Central to the display is Ben Stahl’s…

West of Center – Highlights from the Wickenburg Art Club

July 30 - October 30, 2016
Now extended through October 30! This 5th annual WAC fundraiser will take place from July 30 through October 30in the DCWM Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.  100% of proceeds from sales benefit members of Wickenburg Art Club, which offers year…

Holiday Trains

December 3, 2016 - January 15, 2017
Don't miss this beloved annual exhibition when it returns for another season!

Ride Through History: Saddles that Shaped the West

October 15, 2016 - March 5, 2017
Created by master saddlemaker Carson Thomas and sponsored by numerous donors, the 23 half-scale saddles at the core of this exhibition tell the story of the American West.  The detailed saddles are augmented by historic and contemporary American Indian…

Maynard Dixon: Beyond the Clouds

December 9, 2016 - March 5, 2017
Lafayette Maynard Dixon (1875-1946) lived during a period of American history that encompassed monumental changes: from the battle of Little Big Horn to the capture of Geronimo, from Arizona statehood to the opening of Route 66. Dixon embraced his moment…