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Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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  • 2401 12th St. N.W.
    Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Type: Museums & Cultural Centers
  • Phone: (505) 843-7270
  • Toll-free: (866) 855-7902
  • Fax: (505) 842-6959
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Make this your first stop to discover Pueblo Indian culture. Enjoy our renowned collection of Pueblo pottery and art, see traditional Native American dances honoring Mother Earth and meet artists selling their handcrafted works. Traveling with a group? Try your hand at pottery-making or gourd painting on one of our in-depth tours. Browse original works of pottery, turquoise jewelry and art at Shumakolowa Gifts, and taste our award-winning Tewa Taco and fresh baked Pueblo oven bread at Pueblo Harvest Café. Located just minutes from Old Town Albuquerque, the IPCC is a vibrant place for people of all cultures to share, learn and discover.

Amenities
  • AAA Discount: Yes
  • Admission: $6 adult $5.50 senior $4 NM resident $3 student
  • Credit Cards: Accepted
  • Days Open: Mon-Sun
  • Free Parking: Yes
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Miles to Airport: 8.00
  • Motorcoach/RV Parking: Yes
  • Offers Group Rates: Yes - Museum
  • Rates: $4 groups of 10 or more
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Full
  • WiFi/Internet: Yes
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 9
  • Total Sqft.: 24,000
  • Theatre Capacity: 275
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 190
  • Sleeping Rooms: 9
  • Reception Capacity: 250
  • In-House AV: Available for rental

  • Through December 16, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Free with museum admission, $5.40-$8.40

The future of Native culture lies with children, which is why the IPCC founded this special annual exhibition to encourage Native youth to learn an art and develop their own creativity. This year&rsqu...

  • December 18, 2016
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Included with museum admission, $5.40-$8.40

Enjoy an exclusive look into the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s vault and see works of art and artifacts rarely seen by the public. A View into the Collection is offered quarterly and is led by...

Welcome to the world of painter and sculptor Fernando Padilla, Jr. (San Felipe, Navajo, Apache). Padilla’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the globe, but he’s never...

  • December 31, 2016
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-742-3510
  • Admission: Prices vary.

Ring in the New Year with a night of delicious cuisine, live music, dancing, and a champagne toast at midnight. From 5 to 10 pm the Pueblo Harvest Cafe will offer a special one-night dinner menu; afte...

Liz Wallace (Maidu, Washoe, Navajo) has worked with her hands since she was just three years old, and has developed her art in the decades since by studying blacksmithing, enameling, advanced stone se...

Celebrate Native heroes with fellow readers at this month’s book club as we discuss several short books at once. We’ll start with the true story of Hopi runner Lewis Tewanima, who won a me...

This month’s Pueblo Book Club will turn from text to the power of imagery in storytelling with two illustrated books. In Dragonfly’s Tale, a traditional Zuni story written and illustrated ...

  • Through December 17, 2016
  • Recurrence: Every Saturday
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Free with museum admission, $5.40-$8.40

Let your kids experience the age-old tradition of hearing stories while gathered in a cozy circle around the fire. Every Saturday a storyteller will weave a different Pueblo tale, after which our own ...

  • Through January 8, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Free with museum admission, $5.40-$8.40

The annual Pueblo Gingerbread House Contest is a favorite holiday tradition at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Children and adults are invited to enter a gingerbread house inspired by a Pueblo vill...

  • Through February 27, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $3-$6

For Pueblo people, governance is integrated into all aspects of conscious living and depends upon maintaining balance among all living things in the Universe. Yet three successive colonizing nations h...

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  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $8.40 adults, $6.40 seniors and New Mexico residents, $5.40 students and children

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new permanent museum exhibit called We Are of This Place: The Pueblo Story. The new exhibit represents all 19 Pueblos and build...

  • Recurrence: Every Friday
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Included with museum admission: $6 adults, $5.50 seniors, $4 New Mexico residents, $3 students & children under 18.

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is home to an unbelievable 19 murals, all by Pueblo artists, and our newest guided tour provides a moving introduction to the art, traditions and core values of Puebl...