About Us

Outside BuildingThe Cortez Cultural Center, founded in 1987, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide an interactive forum for the community’s artistic, cultural, educational, historic and natural environment interests. 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 300 members and receives more than 35,000 visitors annually.

The Center is located in the historic E. R. Lamb Mercantile. The original Mesker Brothers’ pressed-metal facade brightens the front of the building.



Gift Shop / Museum / Artist Gallery:
Monday through Saturday 10:00 am – 8:30 pm


Become a member or make a donation!

1) PayPal

2) Stop by or mail your membership or donation to:

Cortez Cultural Center
25 N Market Street
Cortez, CO 81321

We appreciate your support!