Cortez Cultural Center

25 North Market Street
Cortez, CO 81321


About Us 

The Cortez Cultural Center is located in an historic building built in 1909 to house the E. R. Lamb Mercantile. An unusual painted pressed-metal facade brightens the front of the building.

The Center, founded in 1987, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational, cultural and artistic programs for its members and the public. It has become a home for artists, cowboy poets, archaeologists and musicians. Since its inception, the Center has provided programs to thousands of residents and visitors to the Four Corners area and has demonstrated its goal of diversity in programming. It currently has over 450 members and receives more than 35,000 visitors annually.

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