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Cortez Cultural Center

25 N. Market St., Cortez, CO


Home to the creative spirit, cultural heritage and natural wonders of the four corners.

Art Gallery
Monthly art exhibits featuring local and regional artists.

Gift Shop and Book Store
Featuring Hand-made items from local and Native American artisans, with books by local authors celebrating Southwestern cultures past and present.

We have exhibits about our area's historic and prehistoric residents.  Be sure to visit the authentic Navajo Hogan in our Dance Plaza and enjoy the murals on our historic building's exterior.

Hawkins Preserve
122 acres of Southwestern landscape here in Cortez maintaine by the Cortez Cultural Center.  Donated by Mr. Jack Hawkins, this land reflects over 2,000 years of human occupation and protects plants and animal habitats.  Trails and a paved walkway provide access to this wonderful resource and it is maintained by our volunteers.