Current Exhibitions

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From the Western Folklife Center Collection

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From the Western Folklife Center Collection

Wiegand Gallery
501 Railroad Street
Elko, Nevada 89801

September 20 through December 22, 2014

This exhibition features the handcrafted work of artisans throughout the West, represented in the Western Folklife Center's permanent collection of contemporary  gear. Visitors will be treated to beautiful works of tooled leather, braided and twisted rawhide, hitched and twisted horsehair, and forged and engraved silver and steel.

From the Western Folklife Center Collection is sponsored by the Comfort Inn and an anonymous donor.

 

Cal Brackin: Sketches of Georgie Sicking

Cal Brackin Exhibition at the Western Folklife Center

Cal Brackin: Sketches of cowgirl poet, Georgie Sicking
Western Folklife Center
Wiegand Gallery
501 Railroad Street * Elko

January 21 - mid-September, 2014
Will be exhibiting when Wiegand Gallery Re-opens

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Something That a Cowboy Knows

Alejandro Solis, Sr.

Something That a Cowboy Knows
Western Folklife Center
Lower Level
501 Railroad Street
Elko, Nevada


The Western Folklife Center presents Something That a Cowboy Knows, a photographic essay by L.L. Griffin, a Denver-area artist and photographer. Through her photographs L.L. Griffin provides insight into the character and spirit of cowboy poets, singers and storytellers of the American West.

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