Leadership Changes
at the Western Folklife Center

Western Folklife Center Happenings

Horses in the American West, now on exhibition in the Western Folklife Center Wiegand Gallery at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, will close on May 31.  Don't miss this presentation of fine art (and an audiovisual piece!) illustrating the impact of horses on the culture of the western U.S., particularly Nevada. Read more.

Let's Dance! returns to its twice-monthly schedule at the Western Folklife Center - be sure to check the event calendar for updates as to lessons and more!

The new Moving Rural Verse - DVD is available in the Gift Shop. Visit us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, or call 775-738-7508, extension 234 (Toll Free at 1-888-880-5885) to order. Read More about Moving Rural Verse.

Be sure to add the monthly Southwind concerts to your event calendar: there's always room to dance in the Pioneer Saloon.

Featured Video

Celebrating Mother's Day, we revisit with two unique families brings an appreciation of the West as a place to raise children. By Linda Hussa and Madeleine Graham Blake. The background for this 2006 Deep West Video is included in Linda Hussa's book, The Family Ranch, published in 2006 with photography by Madeleine Graham Blake.

Featured Audio

In 2008, a special group of children visited America. It's been said that music is a universal language, and this What's in a Song radio episode from January 4, 2009,  features the African Children's Choir in a song and story about growing up in an African Village.

Click the image to visit the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering!

Click the image to visit the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering!

Events Calendar