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Cortez Cultural Center, Cortez

#6 of 11 in Things to do in Cortez
Mission Statement: We provide an interactive forum for the community's artistic, cultural, educational, historic, and natural environment interests.

The Center is a 501c3 created in 1987. Inside we have a gift shop, museum, and art gallery. Outside we have Native dance and performance plaza and Hawkins Nature and Archeological Preserve. We have lectures, music, plays and much more year round.
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  • While we intended to visit for the small museum, Cultural Center's stand-out program was the Native American dancing (which we discovered by luck). Before each demonstration, a speaker explained its s...  more »
  • We came here to see the Native American dancing that was advertised. It was so interesting! The Ute Mountain people have a very rich history, and the explanation behind each of their dances was fascin...  more »
  • Loved it. Bought post cards and art work here. Highly recommend visiting while in the area. I recommend going to see the native dancers perform.
  • A very nice open space. We watched native American dances and listened to singing. Very educational. The sun comes down on the right side of the space so it's bright when the sun is setting.

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