Press Room

The Western Folklife Center produces events and exhibits throughout the year and we make frequent announcements to the press about our activities. If you are interested in being on our press release list, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Every year, dozens of writers, photographers and filmmakers come to Elko to attend the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and are usually blown away by what they find here. If you are interested in attending the Gathering, or would just like more information, visit our National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Press Kit.

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Below is a list of recent press releases.