Where to go in the North Valley for Galleries & Museums
CAVE CREEK MUSEUM
The nonprofit museum showcases an extensive collection of prehistoric and historic artifacts that chronicle the lives of Native Americans, miners, ranchers and pioneers.
6140 Skyline Drive, Cave Creek
FOUNTAIN HILLS ARTISTS’ GALLERY
Located within walking distance of the famous fountain, this quaint gallery is owned and operated by 40 artists who show and sell their work daily and host art workshops and receptions throughout the year. Among the collection of featured art are paintings, photography, jewelry, gourd art and works in glass, ceramics, fiber and metal.
16858 E. Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills
DESERT CABALLEROS WESTERN MUSEUM
A big museum in a small town, Desert Caballeros was founded in 1960 with a mission to inspire an appreciation of the art and history of the American West through creative exhibitions and educational programs that preserve the West’s cultural legacy. The museum chronicles the evolution of Wickenburg, from the gold mining days to the dude-ranching era with artifacts that reflect that, from mining tools and chuck wagons to quilts, rifles and Native American artifacts.
21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg