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Western Folklife Center

501 Railroad St, Elko, Nevada 89801 USA

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“dedicated to exploring, presenting, & preserving the cultural heritage of the American West”

The Western Folklife Center is dedicated to exploring, presenting and preserving the diverse and dynamic cultural heritage of the American West. We celebrate the wisdom, artistry and ingenuity of western folkways through exhibitions, educational programs, national radio and television programs, research and preservation projects, our website, and our premier event, The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. We nurture connections among rural and ranching cultures globally, exploring universal themes in working traditions and artistic expression, which we believe are vital links to the past, present and future of the American West. A regional nonprofit organization based in Elko, Nevada, the Western Folklife Center works to expand our understanding of ourselves and our neighbors by celebrating the everyday traditions of people who live and work in the American West. The Folklife Center strives to create deep and lasting experiences, to challenge the intellect and engage the emotions, to encourage a sense of belonging for those at home in the West, physically or spiritually, and to ensure that rural communities throughout the region realize and appreciate their own cultural bounty.

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Western Folklife Center

501 Railroad St
Elko, Nevada
89801 USA

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  • Mon: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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