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21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
928-684-2272

November 2019

Drop-In Tour

November 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Tricks of the Trade: Artist Demonstrations

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Saturdays: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 11am – 4pm Included with paid Museum admission Trappings’ artists will demonstrate their skilled trades in the exhibition gallery. This will include rawhide braiding, engraving, sculpture, and painting. Each artist will be available to answer questions and demonstrate how they work their trades. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in…

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Orejana Outfit: Arizona’s Historic ORO Ranch Book Signing

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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To Arizona cowpunchers, the Spanish word orejana refers to an ownerless, unbranded bovine old enough to quit its mother; in other words, a maverick. Award-winning journalist and Trappings photographer Kathy McCraine is one of very few people allowed to photograph on this iconic Arizona ranch. Included with paid Museum admission. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship…

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Drop-In Tour

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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The Wild Sable Island Horses

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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As the official horse of Nova Scotia, Canada, the Sable Island horse was first released on the treeless 20 mile long island in the late 18th century. Today the horses are untamed and untouched, and have survived against all odds. World renowned Trappings photographer Bev Pettit has trekked to this windswept island multiple times by air and sea that is…

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Author Rita Connelly on “Arizona Chimichangas”

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Author and restaurant reviewer Rita Connelly presents her latest book, Arizona Chimichangas. Many claim to be the first to turn a plain burrito into a crispy chimichanga, but everyone agrees that it happened in Arizona. Fried to golden brown perfection at iconic restaurants like Casa Molina, El Charro and Macayo's, these crunchy wonders are favorites from Flagstaff to Bisbee, Safford to…

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Skeching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

November 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Tricks of the Trade: Artist Demonstrations

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Saturdays: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 11am – 4pm Included with paid Museum admission Trappings’ artists will demonstrate their skilled trades in the exhibition gallery. This will include rawhide braiding, engraving, sculpture, and painting. Each artist will be available to answer questions and demonstrate how they work their trades. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in…

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Drop-In Tour

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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The Wilbur-Cruce Colonial Spanish Horse – Arizona’s 1st Horse

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Historians Maureen Kirk-Detberner and Esha Mork will present their documentary work on the living legend, Arizona’s Wilbur-Cruce horse. They are Padre Kino’s horses, the Arizona State Heritage horse, and a strain of Colonial Spanish horse. Their combination of great beauty, athleticism, and historic importance, makes this breed a huge contributor to Arizona’s Western heritage. Included with paid Museum admission. This…

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Black Friday Museum Stores Sales

November 29 - December 1
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Shop Ranch Dressing and the Museum Store each day during Black Friday weekend for special sales and offers! Our Museum Stores offer one-of-a-kind gifts made in the Southwest and your purchase supports the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. Black Friday, Nov. 29 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Details TBA Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30 | 10 a.m. - 5…

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Drop-In Tour

November 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Tricks of the Trade: Artist Demonstrations

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Saturdays: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 11am – 4pm Included with paid Museum admission Trappings’ artists will demonstrate their skilled trades in the exhibition gallery. This will include rawhide braiding, engraving, sculpture, and painting. Each artist will be available to answer questions and demonstrate how they work their trades. This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in…

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Drop-In Tour

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Spurs and Other Talking Iron

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join a sturdy stock of Trappings artists in a roundtable discussion on their artwork with a gallery tour. 1 p.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members This program is organized by the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship in conjunction with Trappings of the American West.

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December 2019

Drop-In Tour

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Cox First Friday: Sip ‘n’ Shop Holiday Celebration

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Embrace the holiday tradition of gift-giving in the Museum's Ranch Dressing store from 5 and 7 p.m. on December 6. This month’s programs will include festive (non-alcoholic) drinks, activities, and special shopping discounts. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox First Fridays is provided by…

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Drop-In Tour

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Student Cowboy Poetry Presentations

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Cheer on the winners of the Desert Caballeros Western Museum's annual student poetry contest as they recite their award-winning poems in the Museum's Cultural Crossroads Learning Center. Each fall, the Desert Caballeros Western Museum teaches the art of cowboy poetry in area schools and hosts a student poetry contest in conjunction with the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce's Christmas Cowboy Poetry…

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Jan Cleere on “Picturing Arizona: Celebrating Early Arizona Women Artists, Writers, Photographers, and Songsters”

December 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Artistry in its many forms makes us think, sing, dance, and enjoy the wonders of our surroundings. The arts also allow us to document the lives of our ancestors and learn from the past. Some of the finest early Arizona artists were women who wrote, painted, photographed, and vocalized the magnificence and history of their communities and their circumstances. Painters…

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Drop-In Tour

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Dr. Eduardo Pagán on “The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction (1904-1905)”

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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In 1904, New York nuns brought forty Irish orphans to the remote Arizona mining camp of Clifton/Morenci to be placed with Catholic families. The Catholic families were Mexican, as was the majority of the population. Soon the town's Anglos, furious at this "interracial" transgression, formed a vigilante squad that kidnapped the children and nearly lynched the nuns and the local…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

December 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Member Exclusive: “Ed Mell’s Southwest” Opening Reception

December 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Museum Members are invited to a reception celebrating the opening of Ed Mell's Southwest: Five Decades with special guest Ed Mell. RSVPs are requested by December 17 to marketing@westernmuseum.org. This event is offered exclusively for Museum Members. Click here or call 928-684-2272 to join today.

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Drop-In Tour

December 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

December 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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January 2020

Drop-In Tour

January 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Cox First Friday: BNSF presents the Desert Caballeros Express

January 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Roll into the Museum's Cultural Crossroads Learning Center from 5 - 7 p.m. to explore the Desert Caballeros Express exhibit (sponsored by BNSF) and get hands-on with train-themed family activities. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox First Fridays is provided by the Arizona Community…

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Drop-In Tour

January 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Circles Exclusive: Mata Ortiz Sneak Peek

January 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Sustaining Circles donors are invited to a special preview of the Mata Ortiz trunk show. RSVP by Jan. 6 to Kathy Clark at kclark@westernmuseum.org or 928-684-2272 ext. 108. Generous gifts from Sustaining Circles donors allow the Desert Caballeros Western Museum to uphold its Mission and expand its vision. Through special donor-level Memberships and a planned giving program, Sustaining Circles donors enjoy…

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Member Appreciation Days

January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join us for a weekend of special programs, perks, and rewards as we say "Thank You" to our loyal Members. Stay tuned for more details!

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Mata Ortiz Trunk Show

January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Featuring jewelry, pottery, wood carvings, and weavings created by master artisans in Mata Ortiz and other renowned villages in Mexico. Artisan-led lectures will take place at 11 a.m. each day. Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Free to the public (Museum admission may be purchased separately) Hours Friday, January 10: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, January 11: 10 a.m. -…

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Member Exclusive: Mata Ortiz Preview

January 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Be among the first to shop the Mata Ortiz trunk show! The Cultural Crossroads Learning Center will be open to Museum Members only from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, January 10. 9 - 1 0 a.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Free | Exclusively for Museum Members

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Drop-In Tour

January 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

January 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

January 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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heART of the West Gala

January 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Desert Caballeros Western Museum established the heART of the West Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014 to pay tribute to people who reflect the unbridled creativity and history of the American West. The heART of the West honorees inspire others while shaping the West's cultural legacy. Join us for a night of celebration! The evening includes a gala dinner, live art…

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Desert Adventure Tour: Guest Ranches

January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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DCWM offers great outdoor adventure tours that historically highlight "where it all began" for central Arizona. Pre-registered group participants check in at 8:45 a.m. in front of the Museum, where knowledgeable local guides begin a day of sharing stories, history, and lore connected with each destination. Sign up early - there are a limited number of spots available for each…

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Drop-In Tour

January 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

January 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Artist’s Chat with Ed Mell

January 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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A conversation with Ed Mell, DCWM's 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and featured artist in Ed Mell's Southwest: Five Decades. 11 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members

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Drop-In Tour

January 31, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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February 2020

Appraisal Day with Sean Morton

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Certified appraiser Sean Morton will identify and give informal appraisals on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not bring weapons or coins. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center  $20 first item, $10 additional items, 5 item maximum

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Drop-In Tour

February 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Cox First Friday: Prospecting and Gold Panning

February 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Try your hand at gold panning and learn how you can become a modern-day prospector with Noah Gordon of Arizona Mining Claims. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox First Fridays is provided by the Arizona Community Foundation. 5 - 7 p.m. | Free to…

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Drop-In Tour

February 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

February 19, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

February 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Dr. Eduardo Pagán on “The Bisbee Deportation (1917)”

February 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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On July 12, 1917, a posse of 2,000 members, deputized by the sheriff of Cochise County and aided by Phelps Dodge, the major mining company in Bisbee, rounded up 1,300 striking mine workers, supporters and citizen bystanders. The group was deported 200 miles away to Tres Hermanas, New Mexico, where most were left without money or transportation. While a presidential…

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Drop-In Tour

February 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Dave Stamey in Concert

February 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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The newest member of the Western Music Hall of Fame, Cowboys and Indians Magazine has called Dave Stamey the Charley Russell of Western Music. Western Horseman Magazine has declared his "Vaquero Song" to be one of the greatest Western songs of all time. In 2010, 2011 and 2013 True West Magazine named him Best Living Western Solo Musician. Dave Stamey…

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Author Alan Day on “Cowboy Up! Life Lessons from Lazy B”

February 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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If you're served a piece of humble pie, thank the server and choke it down. So says H. Alan Day, an award-winning author and American cowboy, who grew up on a 200,000-acre southwestern cattle ranch, made a hand at age five, and lived adventures most of us only witness on Netflix. While interacting with cowhands, horses, and the land, Alan…

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Drop-In Tour

February 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

February 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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March 2020

Director’s Circle Exclusive: Dinner with sculptor Michael Naranjo

March 3, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Donors at the Director’s Circle level are invited to a dinner at the Museum with sculptor Michael Naranjo. RSVP by Feb. 21 to Kathy Clark at kclark@westernmuseum.org or 928-684-2272 ext. 108. The Director’s Circle includes supporters who give $5,000 or more in unrestricted gifts annually. Generous gifts from Sustaining Circles donors allow the Desert Caballeros Western Museum to uphold its…

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Artist’s chat with sculptor Michael Naranjo

March 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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A conversation with sculptor Michael Naranjo. 11 a.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members

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Drop-In Tour

March 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Cox First Friday: Paint the Big Boot

March 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Get hands-on and leave your artistic mark on a collaborative art piece. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox first Fridays is provided by the Arizona Community Foundation. 5 – 7 p.m. | Free to the public

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Drop-In Tour

March 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Member Exclusive: Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes

March 9, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Members, we invite you to step behind the velvet rope and explore the treasures stored in DCWM's vault. 5:30 – 7 p.m. | Main Museum | Free for Museum Members

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Desert Adventure Tour: Ghost Towns

March 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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DCWM offers great outdoor adventure tours that historically highlight “where it all began” for central Arizona. Pre-registered group participants check in at 8:45 a.m. in front of the Museum, where knowledgeable local guides begin a day of sharing stories, history, and lore connected with each destination. Sign up early – there are a limited number of spots available for each…

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Journalist Jana Bommersbach: “Hyenas in Petticoats – How Women Struggled Against Every Dirty Trick in the Books to Win the Vote!”

March 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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As we celebrate the 100th birthday of the 19th Amendment in 2020, it’s time to look back at the enormous effort it took for women to be granted full citizenship and the vote. History has downplayed suffrage, as if it were just a footnote in American history, when in fact, it was the nation’s largest civil rights movement. Western women…

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Drop-In Tour

March 13, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

March 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Desert Adventure Tour: Constellation Road

March 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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DCWM offers great outdoor adventure tours that historically highlight “where it all began” for central Arizona. Pre-registered group participants check in at 8:45 a.m. in front of the Museum, where knowledgeable local guides begin a day of sharing stories, history, and lore connected with each destination. Sign up early – there are a limited number of spots available for each…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

March 18, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Drop-In Tour

March 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

March 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Scottsdale Artists School painting workwhop with Linda Glover Gooch

March 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - March 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join Cowgirl Up! artist Linda Glover Gooch for a two-day workshop organized by the Scottsdale Artists' School. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | $280 | Visit scottsdaleartschool.com for more information or to register.

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April 2020

Drop-In Tour

April 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Cox First Friday: Cowgirl Up! Creation Stations

April 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore your artistic side with Cowgirl Up! themed creation stations in the Museum galleries. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox First Fridays is provided by the Arizona Community Foundation. 5 - 7 p.m. | Main Museum | Free to the public

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Drop-In Tour

April 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Assistant Director, History and Culture Michelle Delaney on “Art and Advertising in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West”

April 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Assistant Director, History and Culture Michelle Delaney presents her book, Art and Advertising in Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Michelle Delaney is the Assistant Director, History and Culture at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. She is the author of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: A Photographic History by Gertrude Käsebier and coeditor…

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Drop-In Tour

April 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Chris Glenn and Sandy Sunseri: “The Vanishing Trading Posts”

April 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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“The Vanishing Trading Posts” presents a snapshot of life in the southwest that has disappeared. In a little over one hundred years, trading posts in the Four Corners were founded, traders and Native Americans flourished, and then the posts faded away. The challenges and unexpected gifts of cross-cultural exchange and stories of trading family dynasties are discussed against a background…

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Sketching in the Galleries with Rick McGill

April 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Wickenburg Art Club instructor Rick McGill will lead a guided sketching session in the Museum galleries each third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. from November through April. 10:30 a.m. | Main Museum | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members and Wickenburg Art Club members.

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Member Appreciation Days

April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join us for a weekend of special programs, perks, and rewards as we say “Thank You” to our loyal Members. Stay tuned for more details!

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Member Exclusive: Dr. Eduardo Pagán on “Lost City of Gold: Coronado’s Expedition”

April 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join DCWM’s Adjunct Curator of History, Dr. Eduardo Pagán, as he recalls Francisco Vázquez de Coronado's expedition to southern Arizona in 1540-2. This event is offered exclusively for Museum Members as part of Member Appreciation Days, April 17 - 19. 11 a.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center | Free for for Museum Members

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Spring Fling Sale

April 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Out with the old and in with the new - it's time for a spring cleaning in the Museum Stores! Visit Ranch Dressing for extra discounts on books, home décor and more.

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Drop-In Tour

April 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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Drop-In Tour

April 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Explore DCWM and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-led tour focused on highlights in our collection. Guided tours are offered each Friday and Saturday from November 15, 2019 through April 25, 2020. After you purchase a ticket, please meet in the Museum Lobby to join the tour. 11 a.m. | Included with paid Museum admission; free for Museum Members…

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May 2020

Family Friday: May Day Bouquets

May 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Tour the galleries and create your own colorful bouquet in honor of May Day. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox First Fridays is provided by the Arizona Community Foundation. 5 - 7 p.m. | Free to the public

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Cowgirl Up! Sponsors and Artists Thank You Party

May 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Sponsors of the 2020 Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West exhibition and sale are invited to join Cowgirl Up! artists for a cocktail party in the Museum galleries. For more information on becoming a Cowgirl Up! sponsor or to RSVP for this event, contact Kathy Clark at kclark@westernmuseum.org or 928-684-2272 ext. 108.

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Annual Mother’s Day Celebration

May 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Enjoy "momosas" and snapshots in the galleries on the last day of the 2020 Cowgirl Up! exhibition and sale. All mothers will receive free admission to the Museum in honor of Mother's Day. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. ("momosas" available while supplies last) | Main Museum | Included with paid admission; free for Museum Members

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Free admission for Veterans

May 23, 2020 - May 24, 2020
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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In honor of Memorial Day, and in remembrance of all who have served our country, the Museum will waive the cost of admission for all veterans. Active duty members of the military always receive free admission at DCWM.

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Blue Star Museums program begins

May 25, 2020
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. While the Blue Star Museum program runs annually from Memorial Day…

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June 2020

Cox First Friday: Summer Exhibition Sneak Peek

June 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DCWM, 21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg, 85390 United States
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Join us for the opening of our summer exhibition! Snacks and a creative activity will be included. On the first Friday of each month from October to June, the Museum will present free family-friendly programming. Partial funding for Cox First Fridays is provided by the Arizona Community Foundation. 5 - 7 p.m. | Main Museum | Free to the public

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