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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: $8.40 adult; $6.40 senior, military & NM resident; $5.40 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: $5.40 groups of 15 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

  • June 18, 2017
  • 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

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...

Santo Domingo silversmith Aaron Brokeshoulder has won numerous awards for the cutting-edge jewelry he crafts in his garage studio here in Albuquerque, but he first learned the craft years ago from his...

With summer in full swing, it’s time to talk about caring for our Resilience Garden through the heat, including checking each plant species’ colors and textures for signs of health. Join o...

  • June 11, 2017
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Suggested Donation: $5.

At our first hands-on session in the Resilience Garden back in March, participants tended the soil and planted seeds. Since then we’ve tended our young plants as they grew! Spring turns to summe...

Celebrate summer’s arrival with a night out at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, complete with a three-part concert! Kids 4 and under get in free: all ages are invited to groove to the blues wi...

Nick Rosetta is a jewelry artist from Santo Domingo Pueblo known for his exquisite handcrafted heishi beads. From cutting and grinding to sanding and polishing, Rosetta is one of only a few artists wh...

This unique lecture series offers the public an Indigenous perspective on a different subject of interest each quarter. By engaging with Pueblo partners and Native leaders, the IPCC presents our commu...

  • July 11, 2017
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Admission: $45 / Ages 5 to 12 $21 / 4 & Under Free.

Written over a century after the 1864 massacre of Cheyenne and Arapaho women and children at Sand Creek, Simon J. Ortiz’s From Sand Creek is a powerful poetic statement about injustices done to ...

Join our monthly meeting of book-lovers as we explore Frank Waters’ novel about Martiniano, the man who killed the deer. His story is a timeless depiction of sin and redemption in Pueblo life, a...

Celebrate summer's arrival with a night out at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, complete with a three-part concert! Kids 4 and under get in free: all ages are invited to groove to the blues with the...

  • Through May 26, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Admission: $250 all-inclusive.

Dive into Pueblo culture in this immersive experience tailored to adults. In the morning participants will cultivate indigenous crops in the Resilience Garden; after lunch experts will lead hands-on a...

  • June 5, 2017 - June 16, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $150 for Individual Players, $600 for Teams of 4.

Our annual Traditional Teachings Camp for kids ages 6 to 12 is the perfect summer activity for the budding artist, storyteller, nature lover, or adventurer in your family. Children enjoy hands-on work...

Blue corn has long been a vital part of Native American life here in the Southwest. Join the cultural experts on staff at Shumakolowa Native Arts as they discuss the importance of corn and how it has ...

Featured Event

  • Through June 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $5.40-$8.40

Celebrate with painter Marla Allison of Laguna Pueblo as she unveils her work in an innovative new show. This marks the first time that the IPCC has hosted an exhibit in which the art is for sale, pro...

  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $5.40-$8.40

The IPCC is proud to unveil two new temporary exhibits at once! "Long Ago..." will guide visitors through the Pueblo people's rich heritage of storytelling while "Pueblo People & Ou...

  • 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...