Remembrances of our 35th Gathering

Western Folklife Center Happenings

In the WIEGAND GALLERY :   Portraits of the Gathering  - acclaimed photographer Kevin Martini-Fuller shares over 30 years of portraits from the  National Cowboy Poetry Gathering  in the Gallery and in a special Elko Storefront Exhibition.    I’ve Got Spurs , a collection of handcrafted spurs, vintage to contemporary, share the Gallery.  Read more about it .

In the WIEGAND GALLERY:

Portraits of the Gathering - acclaimed photographer Kevin Martini-Fuller shares over 30 years of portraits from the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in the Gallery and in a special Elko Storefront Exhibition.

I’ve Got Spurs, a collection of handcrafted spurs, vintage to contemporary, share the Gallery. Read more about it.

The 2019 Gathering Poster, featuring the photography of  Kurt Markus .  Click image above, to view the brochure!

The 2019 Gathering Poster, featuring the photography of Kurt Markus. Click image above, to view the brochure!

Featured Video

Gary McMahan performs his classic “Cowboyin’ Day” at the 1989 Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, in this Vintage Video from the Western Folklife Center archives. Gary appeared in the Western Jukebox show on January 30 and Laugh Kills Lonesome on February 2 and other 35th Gathering shows.

Featured Audio

Listen to "It's All About Elko," a September 2008 episode from our past podcast featuring archival material, Ranch Rhymes – as we were preparing to celebrate our 25th Gathering! Gail Steiger was in Elko for our 35th Gathering. Listen to more episodes.

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