Taos Museum Directory

An alphabetical list with short descriptions and links
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Museum Association of Taos remote site

The Museum Association of Taos member museums include the Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, the Harwood Museum of Art, the Millicent Rogers Museum, and the Taos Historic Museums(comprising the E.L. Blumenschein Home and La Hacienda de los Martinez). Visit all the museums for just $25, valid for a full year. Click for the Taos Historic Museums' exhibition calendar Calendar

E.L. Blumenschein Home remote site
Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571
Tel: 575-758-0505

Built in 1797, it is a National Historic Landmark. European culture plus the charm and beauty of Taos, a nice look at the life and works of this master. Recreates a colorful picture of the early Taos Society of Artists. Open daily 9-5, call for winter hours.

La Hacienda de los Martinez remote site
Ranchitos Road, two miles west of Taos Plaza, Taos, NM 87571
Tel: 575-758-1000

Bought by Don Antonio Severino Martinez in 1804 and was continuously expanded through 1827. On the National Historic Registry, it is one of the few restored examples of New Mexican Spanish Colonial architecture and life. Its 21 rooms and 2 courtyards are the site of the Old Taos Trade Fair each fall. Open daily 9-5, call for winter hours.

The Firehouse Art Collection

Corner of Civic Plaza Dr and Placitas Rd, Taos, NM 87571
Tel: 575-758-3386

More than 100 works of art by the great Taos pioneers as well as contemporary artists. All artwork donated to support the efforts of the Taos firefighters. Mon-Fri 9-4:30 and weekends by appt. Free.

Governor Bent Museum and Gallery

On Bent Street just north of the Plaza, Taos, NM 87571
Tel: 575-758-2376

Home of first American governor of New Mexico, Charles Bent, an early trader who was killed in the Taos uprising of 1847. Nineteenth century memorabilia and relics of the uprising. Open daily: Summer 9-5, Winter 10-4. Adults $2.00, children $1.00.

The Harwood Museum of Art remote

238 Ledoux Street, Taos, NM 87571
Tel: 575-758-9826

Works by the finest 20th C. artists with ties to Taos displayed at NM's second oldest art museum. Seven galleries feature the Taos Society of Artists; noted American Modernists, including John Marin and Marsden Hartley; mid-20th C. work by the Taos Moderns; contemporary art including works by Vija Celmins, Larry Bell and Ken Price; Hispanic traditions including 18th & 19th C. santos, tinwork, furniture and the largest public collection of sculpture by Patrociño Barela; a permanent gallery of seven paintings by internationally-acclaimed contemporary artist and Taos resident, Agnes Martin. Also dynamic changing exhibitions. Galleries include:

  • George E. Foster, Jr Gallery for Prints, Drawings and Photographs
  • Dorothy and Jack Brandenburg Gallery of Early 20th Century Art
  • Joyce and Sherman Scott Gallery of Late-20th Century Art
  • Agnes Martin Gallery
  • Hispanic Traditions Gallery
  • Peter and Madeline Martin Gallery for Changing Exhibitions

Tues-Sat, 10am - 5 pm; Sun, Noon - 5pm; closed Mondays and holidays.
Admission $10 adults, $8 students and seniors; children under age 12 are free; free to members of the Harwood Museum of Art Alliance; free to University of New Mexico students, faculty and staff; free to Taos County residents every Sunday. A $25 combination admission tickets allows admission to The Harwood Museum of Art, The Millicent Rogers Musem, the Ernest Blumenschein Home, The Kit Carson Home & Museum and La Hacienda de los Martinez, and is good for one year.
Click for The Harwood Museum's exhibition calendar Calendar

The Millicent Rogers Museum remote site

Five miles north of Taos
Tel: 575-758-2462, Museum Store Tel: 575-758-4316

Named for Millicent Rogers, art patron and collector, and a designer in her own right. Her distinguished collection of Native American silver and turquoise jewelry, textiles and baskets became the core of the Museum's collection, which also includes traditional and contemporary Hispanic religious and domestic arts, pottery, paintings, photography, and a wide range of arts and crafts from the cultures of Northern New Mexico. On permanent display is the collection of the exquisite pottery made and owned by renowned San Ildefonso potter, Maria Martinez and her family. The museum, situated on a sagebrush mesa with spectacular views, is housed in a traditional one-story adobe home, once owned by close friends of Millicent Rogers.

Admission fees: $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 students (with ID), New Mexico residents $5 (with ID), $18 families (parents/children 6-16), $2 children (6-16). Taos County residents free on Sun, MRM members free. Special discount at Museum store to members. Tour rates. Fees and hours subject to change without notice. For information about tours, group rates, current exhibitions and membership, please call. Open 10-5 daily, (closed Mondays, November through March and some holidays). A $25 combination admission tickets allows admission to The Harwood Museum of Art, The Millicent Rogers Musem, the Ernest Blumenschein Home, The Kit Carson Home & Museum and La Hacienda de los Martinez, and is good for one year. Click for The Millicent Rogers Museum's exhibition calendar Calendar

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The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi
Ranchos de Taos, NM

One of the southwest's most photographed, painted and famous churches. Built in 1772. The feast of St Francis is celebrated annually in the church and in the village of Ranchos de Taos on October 4. The church is always open to respectful visitors

Taos Art Museum and Fechin House remote site

227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte
Taos, NM 87571
Tel: 575-758-2690

Taos Society of Artists Permanent Collection
Housed in the beautifully hand-carved Fechin House is an exhibition featuring the permanent collection of Taos Art Museum. This collection includes important examples of works by all members of the influential Taos Society of Artists painters. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10-5 (10-4 winter); Adults: $8, Seniors: $7, Students: $5, Children: $4. Museum Association of Taos combo-tickets sold for $25.

Click for the Taos Art Museum's events calendar Calendar

Taos Center for the Arts remote site

Taos Community Auditorium and Stables Art Center
133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
Tel: 575-758-2052

Recently renovated auditorium is the performance center for Taos. Visual art exhibitions from time to time in Stable Art Center adjacent. Click for the Taos Center's events calendar Calendar

Taos Fall Arts Festival remote site

Tel: 800-732-8267, 575-758-3873
September - October

Many, many events including: Taos Invites Taos invitational art exhibit displays 125 of Taos' finest and best known artists working in a variety of media and Taos Open show is a judged exhibition featuring recent works by more than 250 new and established artists of Taos.

Taos Spring Arts Celebration remote site

Tel: 575-751-4822
Takes place in May

Sponsored by the Taos Gallery Association remote site Special events at most art galleries. This month-long celebration also includes the "meet the artist" series at The Historic Taos Inn and awards.

Taos Pueblo remote site

Tel: 575-758-9593

The oldest of the communities of Taos. The pueblo's two main buildings are the oldest continuously occupied structures in the United States. 600 years old and virtually unchanged in the 400 years since the Spanish first saw them, these buildings are the sensitive attempt of a reverent people to build in harmony with the natural beauty around them. Open daily, with occasional exceptions for private ceremonies. Tourist Fees: Adult $10, Seniors and handicapped $8, Children 12 and older $3, Children under 12 free; Still-camera fee $10, Movie or video camera $20. Click for the Taos Pueblo's events calendar Calendar
Call to verify that events will happen as scheduled.

Vietnam Veterans National Memorial remote site

PO Box 608, Angel Fire, NM 87710
Tel: 505·377·6900

Located 28 miles from Taos between Angel Fire and Red River, NM on US Highway 64. Open 7 days. Summer hours: 9am–7pm; Winter hours: 9am–5pm. Chapel open 24 hours. This dramatic, soaring architecture honors the men and women who fought in Vietnam. All facilities are accessible to handicapped people.

Wool Festival of Taos remote site

Kit Carson Park
Oct 7–Oct 8, 2006
Tel: 888-909-9665, 575-758-5438

24th annual festival of wool, weavings, crafts, food and music. Workshops during the week prior and the week following the Festival.

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