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Cortez Cultural Center

25 N Market St, Cortez, CO 81321
+1 970-565-1151
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Incredible Native American dance show.

The Cultural Center has a nice gift shop. The employees are very knowledgeable , friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Nice display of local artists, well put together

Nice exhibition with various kinds of better than average art. Really enjoyed the display of... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
cf m
Medford, Oregon
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Cultural center that includes interpretive exhibits on Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi) by the University of Colorado, local history, works by local artists, and gift shop featuring items made by local and native artisans. Free Native American dance performances Wednesday through Saturday evenings in the summer months.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“for sale” (5 reviews)
“fry bread” (3 reviews)
“local artists” (4 reviews)
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25 N Market St, Cortez, CO 81321
+1 970-565-1151
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Cultural Center has a nice gift shop. The employees are very knowledgeable , friendly and helpful. We went to an outdoor circular courtyard with bleacher like seating in the back. Jack & Ramona were the Native American singers and dancers. The show was amazing!...More

Thank LadyAutum
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice exhibition with various kinds of better than average art. Really enjoyed the display of bringing water to the region. Picked up some Navaho Cards and pinto bean and Anazai Beans for soups this winter.

Thank cf m
Reviewed 17 October 2016

They have an area of the store reserved for local artists'paintings that are for sale. They have so much in their stock, from books, posters, jewelry and many other items.

Thank montezumacortez
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We found out that this location does have evening programs in the summer. We were very lucky to see a Lakota dancer, that also played flute and told stories. We had a great time!

Thank Iamsam52
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I've certainly seen larger, more impactful collections of local history. This is a small collection of scattered items from Ancestral Pueblos, local Cortez residents, and other random pieces. As often is the case in smaller museum like this I found ithe conversation with the volunteers...More

2  Thank Caleb S
lilyelgato, Manager at Cortez Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Thanks for stopping by, and thanks for taking the time to post your review! Our volunteers are definitely our biggest asset.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Cant beat free! Check out this museum just off the main street. Parking in rear. Local artists exhibits. Native American from this area artifacts. Also pioneer settlers items. Books for sale. Evening free dances are quite popular. The style rotates between Native American and Authentic...More

Thank TravelinTexans77
lilyelgato, Manager at Cortez Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Thank you for coming to check out our humble offerings, and for the nice review!

Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Cortez Cultural Center is one of the features of Cortez that drew us to settle here. During the spring into fall, there is evening programming every night except Sunday, switching between native programming and old West programming--very inclusive and high caliper performance with some...More

1  Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We came here one evening to see the display that some native Americans do. The center itself is sparce but the staff very helpful. Most evenings they put on the native American display and both the wife and i found it excellent. They dance, sang...More

Thank twadders
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great place saw only the dancing. Costumes were very nice and dancing was great and inspirational. Beautiful outside atmosphere very friendly cast. narrator could have used a little better attire to look professional or fit in with the dancers. He was very informative though obviously...More

Thank sodawater
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were running late, so did not actually go into the cultural center - we went straight to the back for the free Native American dancing, which takes place in the summers at 7pm MWF in their amphitheater. We expected to see just 1 or...More

Thank ItineraryLady
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4 July 2016|
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Response from lilyelgato | Property representative |
Yes. It's all accessible.