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Recent Press Coverage

Art From the Other Half: 14th Annual Cowgirl Up!
April 6, 2019: Fine Art Connoisseur

New Exhibition and Sale Spotlights Women of Western Art
March 25, 2019:

A Woman’s Touch
April 25, 2018: Western Horseman

Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West
April 2018: Images Arizona

Mosey out to Wickenburg this weekend for cowgirl art and hiking
March 20, 2018: Arizona Republic

Media Releases

The DCWM earns Reaccreditation, November 28, 2023
Issued by the American Alliance of Museums

DCWM Installs Wickenburg’s First Penny Press
Sept. 6, 2019: Four designs commemorate DCWM and the town of Wickenburg

Desert Caballeros Western Museum to Host 27th Annual Trappings of the American West Exhibition and Sale
Sept. 3, 2019: Show features fine and functional art of the American Cowboy.

DCWM Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day
Aug. 29, 2019: Free admission on Sept. 21, 2019 with a downloadable Museum Day ticket.

Painter and Sculptor Ed Mell Named Recipient of 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

May 29, 2019: Award will be presented at the heART of the West Gala on January 18, 2020.

Summer Exhibition Brings Desert Colors to DCWM

May 20, 2019: Flower Power: Desert Botanicals runs from June 8 to October 20, 2019.

Linda Glover Gooch Receives 2019 “Cowgirl Up!” Governor’s Choice Award

May 6, 2019: Mesa artist’s “Sundown” was personally selected by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.

14th Annual Cowgirl Up! Opening Weekend Celebrates 56 of the West’s Best Women Artists

April 2, 2019: National art exhibition and sale continues through May 12, 2019 in historic Wickenburg, AZ.

Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Exhibition and Sale Returns to DCWM for 14th Year

November 5, 2018: Exhibition showcases the brightest contemporary female artists working in the Western genre.

DCWM to Offer Special Sales for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Museum Store Sunday

October 29, 2018: Make DCWM your destination for the entire family during Thanksgiving weekend.

Desert Caballeros Western Museum Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

October 10, 2018: Grant to support DCWM’s cowboy poetry program.

Spanish-Language Audio Tour for Children Available October 26 at Desert Caballeros Western Museum

October 3, 2018: New tour expands educational offerings for local community and international visitors.

Artist John Coleman Named Recipient of 2019 DCWM’s Lifetime Achievement Award

October 1, 2018: John Coleman will receive DCWM’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th annual heART of the West Gala on January 26, 2019.

DCWM Welcomes New Adjunct Curator of History

September 4, 2018: Dr. Eduardo Pagán will spend a portion of each week in Wickenburg working on exhibitions, programs, and special projects for DCWM.

Howard Post’s Western Art to be Exhibited at Desert Caballeros Western Museum

June 25, 2018: Exhibition runs from July 21 – Nov. 25, 2018.