Amazing art and artifacts. A very wonderful collection in a very beautiful spot of our country. A must stop for anyone iterested in Native American art and silverwork.
The MRM has one of the finest collections of all of the arts and crafts of the Southwest. Millicent herself dived into the crafts and culture with a fine tuned eye for the very best and it is all available and ever changing. You get the best of the best with good context.
I have been to the grand museums: the Prado, the Met, the National Gallery, the Louvre, the Academia, etc. but large city museums can tire one easily. I have also seen the tiny museums that hold old junk from the past in small towns across the States. I don't mind visiting them if they are free. But this museum was... More
Very interesting place to visit. Unique collection in a historical context, with some very beautiful craft items and work of art. We were particularly interested in the history of weaving, including exhibits by the Indians and Spanish, as we had previously purchased a woven wall hanging on the High Road to Taos. I wish with hindsight, now we are back... More
Love the extensive collection of southwestern artist made jewelry, absolutely fantastic. Being able to see the beautiful Martinez ceramics is an experience not to be missed. Rugs are lovely too.
Yes, she was a wealthy socialite, but Millicent Rogers had the foresight, love & respect for Southwestern art unsurpassed in the Taos area of her time. If not for her & those like her much of this art may have been lost. Her collections of bracelets alone will amaze jewelry lovers. The Maria Martinez pottery is gorgeous & I appreciated... More
This was our second trip to this lovely one story museum north of Taos. It has art work by great Hispanic artists and native american pottery, rugs, silver, etc. Much is the collection of Millicent Rogers and her amazing jewelery, belts, clothing are well displayed. Since we were there last, they added a room which honors Maria Martinez, the famous... More
If you don't have time for all the Taos Museums, this one would be a good choice. Based on a recommendation, it was the one we chose. We are not into a lot of museums, so this one gave a good variety of jewelery and pottery.
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