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Harwood Museum of Art

238 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-7009
+1 575-758-9826
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Taos' Most Extensive Museum for Paintings

If you have an interest in the many 20th Century artists that have made Taos their home, then a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DonaldGraham
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Los Angeles
Disappointing

This is just one couple's opinion, bu we were very disappointed in what the Harwood had to offer... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LynninNM
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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238 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-7009
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have an interest in the many 20th Century artists that have made Taos their home, then a visit to the Harwood Museum is essential. This is the most extensive museum for paintings in Taos and a real joy to visit. One of my...More

Thank DonaldGraham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just one couple's opinion, bu we were very disappointed in what the Harwood had to offer, art-wise, this past Sunday. For us, there was an over-abundance of Modern art displays and not nearly enough of everything else. If you're looking for wonderful New...More

Thank LynninNM
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I have visited the Harwood several times in the last couple of years. They have some of the best examples of New Mexico art anywhere. You will find historic as well as modern pieces and see how art in the area has changed over the...More

Thank johnniedetx
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This is a small Art Museum, but has a wide variety of different pieces from classic to modern. The artist all all local.

Thank KarenM_AK
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

During our recent early Nov visit, the Harwood displayed more than 20 Taos Society of Artists paintings. This represents a large increase over the ten or so such paintings on display during a visit three years ago. Much appreciated. Other comments: ▪️The museum is a...More

Thank packcal
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This museum was a very nice small art museum. the collection was well thought out and well displayed, definitely worth a visit if in the area.

Thank Adventure-hiker2
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Taos has so many museums and galleries, but this one shouldn't be missed. Larger than it looks from the outside, the Harwood can be enjoyed in an hour or for the whole day!

Thank johndentonca
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited Taos half a dozen times. This museum can do better. How can this be the second oldest NM museum and display such blah art? Maybe it is me but modern, blank art and dull photography are not appealing nor worthy of the...More

Thank ljk291960
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Agnes Martin is one of my favorite artist. Have followed her for years - just saw a major retrospective in NY on her. The "chapel" here of her work, that she designed, is so deeply spiritual and moving. A "must see." It takes me out...More

2  Thank stephrab
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Lovely moderately sized museum part of University of New Mexico. Just off the main drag. Easy parking. Interesting collections... most of which focus on local culture and Taos personalities. Very nice respite from the hustle bustle of downtown Taos.

Thank Gloria G
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