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Harwood Museum of Art

238 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-7009
+1 575-758-9826
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Don't miss the Mabel Lujan exhibit, Summer 2016

Mabel Lujan was a writer, philanthropist and Taos cheerleader was instrumental in creating an... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
CASEY T
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COLORADO SPRINGS
Good but not huge.

Nice museum and gift shop, but not huge. Its in an area with a lot of galleries, so you could... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
redpepper74
,
Evansville, IN
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Formed in 1923 by Lucy Harwood and several members of the Taos Society of Artists, the Harwood Museum of Art is the second oldest museum in New Mexico. The museum has been affiliated with the University of New Mexico since 1935, and it now boasts the internationally acclaimed Agnes Martin Gallery, galleries exhibiting highlights from the museum's collection of work by the Taos Society of Artists, Taos Moderns, Hispanic Traditions, and contemporary artists working in Taos, and changing exhibitions fulfilling the Harwood's vision to "Bring Taos Arts to the World and World Arts to Taos."
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238 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-7009
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Mabel Lujan was a writer, philanthropist and Taos cheerleader was instrumental in creating an artist haven in Taos in the early 19th century. Plus she was a WILD woman which only adds to her mystique. The Lujan exhibit pretty much takes over the whole museum...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Nice museum and gift shop, but not huge. Its in an area with a lot of galleries, so you could combine those and it would take up an afternoon.

1  Thank redpepper74
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This exhibit (and the museum) were eye-opening about the nature and power of women artist in Taos. Mabel lived the most amazing, interesting life during the early/mid 1900s until she finally setted in - at Taos of course.

3  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This is the most impressive museum in Taos. It is inspiring, historic, and just beautiful. The collection is amazing and the docent tour was very revealing.

Thank mamalulurose
Reviewed 8 June 2016

we went for a special exhibit that opened may 22 and it was interesting. it used most of the museum space, so make sure the exhibit is something you're interested in before you go. sundays are free.

1  Thank yum-e-gal
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Bingo.. Special Exhibit about Mabel Dodge Luhan and her life and influence in the life and arts of Taos. It was wonderful and covered all aspects of her life with special emphasis on Taos and its artists and writers and those who visited her. The...More

Thank gwenivereb
Reviewed 6 June 2016

A small art museum with a mixture of things to see. Very small bookshop area and no cafe. The best thing of all about this museum is the octagonal gallery containing Agnes Martin's paintings, and this one gallery makes it a worthwhile visit.

Thank Sharon51
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Truly a wonderful museum of New Mexico's best. Awesome displays. Congenial staff. A must stop for every visitor to Taos.

Thank pestpilot
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This stop was top on my list of our recent visit to Taos and the only disappointing thing was limited access to the second floor. The works displayed were very diverse and quietly displayed for a very enjoyable visit.

Thank Betty H
Reviewed 31 March 2016

A small museum with an incredibly diverse collection. Many of the artworks are quite modern and all of them give you something to ponder.

Thank victor408
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