Western Folk Life Center

Western Folklife Center

Western Folk Life Center
(775) 738-7508
501 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801
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The Western Folklife Center uses story and cultural expression to connect the American West to the world.

Our exhibitions, educational programs, national radio and television programs, research and preservation projects, and our premier event, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, explore and give voice to traditional and dynamic cultures of the American West.

Non-Profit. Now both a local and a regional cultural center with an exhibit gallery, 300-seat G3 theater, 20-seat Black Box theater, saloon and gift shop, the Western Folklife Center brings you one of the best facilities around. Dancing, concerts, education programs & workshops.