Announcing the Featured Artists of the 35th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering!
Western Folklife Center Happenings
Read more about the 35th Gathering!
The POSTER of the
35th national cowboy poetry gathering
Announcing the 2019 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster, featuring the photography of Kurt Marcus! Read More.
Wiegand Gallery ExhibitIONs-western folklife center
The popular Wiegand Gallery exhibitions continue through September 11, 2018 , including:
Basque Aspen Art
of the Sierra Nevada
Read more about current exhibitions at the Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad Street, Elko.
It's All About Elko! As we prepare for the 35th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, we'll be featuring a few Ranch Rhymes podcast episodes from years back. This 2008 episode, It's All About Elko, features pieces by Kent Stockton (captured at the 2002 Gathering) and Gail Steiger (2006). Listen to more Ranch Rhymes.
Sept. 4 - Oct. 3: Ticket sales for Western Folklife Center members only, to the 35th Gathering: Join Now!
Jam session every 2nd Wednesday of the month! 6:00-8:00 pm, for all musicians and music lovers. Free.
Every 3rd Wednesday, Celtic and Americana music with local band Southwind.
Tickets on sale now through February 2, 2019!
Join us January 28-February 2, 2019