Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center

DUE TO COVID-19 MITIGATION, THE CULTURAL CENTER IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. Library materials can be requested for curbside pickup by calling 907-543-4517 or by emailing the librarian.

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, Kuskokwim Consortium Library, Kuskokwim Art Guild gift shop and Museum provide access to information, resources, and services to all members of the Bethel community and region.

The multi-purpose rooms are designed for community and cultural events and conferences. These rooms are in high demand.

The Cultural Center Coordinator position is currently vacant. To request a reservation please contact the Kuskokwim Campus at 907-543-4500.


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


Location Hours

Cultural Center


Other Hours for Scheduled Events and Rentals



The library is open for curbside pickup only by appointment. To request an appointment please contact the librarian tquiner@alaska.edu



Kuskokwim Art Guild Gift Shop