Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is a non-profit organization that opened in 1976 in Albuquerque, NM. It is dedicated to the preservation of Indian Pueblo history and culture like potteries, weaved baskets, paintings, murals, pieces of jewelry, and photographs. It houses authentic history and artifacts of the Pueblo culture and contemporary art across a 10,000 square feet center. The center features traditional dances and artist demonstrations during the weekend. The center also features native arts of Pueblo and Southwestern artists for sale at Shumakolowa Native Arts. They also facilitate fry bread-making class to tourists. The center is located at Old Town Albuquerque.
The center also houses the Pueblo Harvest, a full-service restaurant. The restaurant prides a seasonal menu that bridges cultures from around the world. Their house specialty is Tewa Taco, and their freshly baked Pueblo even bread. Tourists can also experience Albuquerque in a hot air balloon ride or a ride to Sandia Peak Ski and Tramway. It features breath-taking views of the city. Children can also learn and enjoy at ABQ BioPark Zoo, which is an aquarium, zoo, botanic garden, and fishing lakes all-in-one. Around the area also have growers’ markets for fresh produce. Upscale options to stay at include Hyatt Regency Albuquerque and Hotel Chaco that are rated five stars. A more budget-friendly option is at Sandia Peak Inn Motel or Red Roof Inn Albuquerque – Midtown. The cultural center hosts an annual art show for Native American Students. The artists can showcase their works for sale. All profits of the sale go directly to the young artist.