Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center

The Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center is a unique facility that celebrates the Yup’ik culture. The center serves as a regional gathering center for Southwest Alaskans to stimulate ideas, advance their knowledge, and enhance the quality of life.

The Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, Library, and Museum provide access to information, resources, and services to all members of the Bethel community.

The multi-purpose rooms and classroom, designed for community and cultural events and conferences, are in high demand. Learn more about booking a room on the reservations page.

The Cultural Center also supports local artists and entrepreneurs. Learn more about the Regional Artists and Small Business Cooperative on the membership page.


420 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
PO Box 368
Bethel, AK 99559
(800) 478-5822
Phone: (907) 543-4500
Fax: (907) 543-4539

Click here to make a reservation for your event


Facility Hours:
Monday: 11:00 am – 7:00pmTuesday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 7:00pm Friday: 11:00 am – 7:00pmSaturday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday-Saturday: 12 noon – 4:00 pm

Kuskokwim Art Guild Gift Shop:

Monday – Saturday: 12 noon – 4:00pm