Exhibitions / Upcoming

Day of the Dead

October 26 - November 5, 2018

The Museum again collaborates with Wickenburg High School students to create an ofrenda in celebration of Día de los Muertos. Students will be creating Empty Chairs this year to complement the ofrenda. Events Friday, Oct. 29 | Friday on Frontier

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50 Years/50 Favorites

January - December, 2019

In celebration of the Museum first opening its doors in May 1969, we’ll be highlighting 50 favorite works of art and artifacts throughout the year in the galleries. Watch for the special labels!

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Desert Caballeros Express

December 1, 2018 - January 13, 2019

This annual tradition installed by Museum volunteers is displayed in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center.   Events Saturday, Jan. 5 | Family Fun Day: Trains

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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 Up! turns the spotlight squarely on women’s voices and perspectives, serving up a new, deeper understanding […]

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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 the Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West’s collection as well as private collections.   Events Thursday, Dec. 13 | Members’ Event: Bronze and Beyond Opening Reception Friday, Dec. 14 | Artist’s Chat with […]

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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 and Betty and Tom Watt.   Events Saturday, Dec. 8 | Family Fun Day: Wagons West Thursday, Dec. 13 | Members’ […]

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