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Recent Press Coverage

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

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.

“One Trader’s Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West” Extended through Spring 2019

September 14, 2018: The exhibition features rugs, paintings, pottery, baskets, and firearms from the collection of Steve Getzwiller.

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.

Spanish-Language Children’s Audio Tour Available September 1 at DCWM

July 30, 2018: New tour expands educational offerings for local community and international visitors.

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

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

Jessica Garrett Awarded Governor’s Choice Award for Cowgirl Up! 2018 

April 12, 2018: Glendale, AZ artist Jessica Garrett has been awarded the prestigious Governor’s Choice Award for Cowgirl Up! 2018, personally selected by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.

Record Attendance and Sales at Cowgirl Up! Opening Weekend 2018

April 3, 2018: The opening weekend of the 13th annual Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West exhibition and sale, March 23 – 25, 2018, broke sales records for this event, establishing this as the most successful opening weekend in the show’s history.

Dan Finley Named as DCWM Executive Director

January 11, 2018: Dan Finley has been selected as the new Executive Director for the Museum. Finley, who will begin his new role in February 2018, comes from the Muzéo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, California where he has served as its Executive Director since 2014.

13th Annual Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Exhibition and Sale Artist Roster Announced

December 8, 2017: Now in its 13th year, Cowgirl Up! remains one of the major national events for Western women artists. The 2018 roster of artists boasts 55 artists who ride the range of techniques, styles, and mediums, traditional and contemporary.

Two Western Collectors Featured at Desert Caballeros Western Museum

September 29, 2017: Two new exhibitions at DCWM, All Over the Map: The Picerne Collection of Arizona Landmark Art and One Trader’s Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West, showcase the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Arizona.

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