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Harwood Museum of Art

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Address: 238 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-7009
Phone Number: +1 575-758-9826
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Formed in 1923 by Lucy Harwood and several members of the Taos Society of...

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 well laid out

This museum has a really good selection of paintings and painters.lots to explore and each exhibition area has lots of information on the artists. The staff at the front desk are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

This museum has a really good selection of paintings and painters.lots to explore and each exhibition area has lots of information on the artists. The staff at the front desk are very helpful. This was the best museum I visited in Taos.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

It is a good small museum. You get a good picture of the Taos community of artists from the last century.

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Greve in Chianti, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Small and well done, great assortment of local art but of a fine quality and hung very well. Excellent array of different types of art. You will go away learning a lot about the NM life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Harwood is an intimate museum with an extensive collection of arts from northern New Mexico. Anyone interested in learning more about the extraordinary artistic spirit of this region should plan a visit. The current exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Taos Society of Artists, who helped popularize the region and its peoples through their paintings, prints and drawings.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The history of significant artists of Taos is displayed in this museum. Spend a little or a lot of time, either way you will learn a lot and see some amazing art.

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Catonsville, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

The Harwood museum has a large and well curated collection of New Mexican art, which is especially strong in early and mid-20th century artists. It also has an interesting collection of folk art from the colonial period. There is a gallery devoted to paintings by Agnes Martin, who lived in New Mexico toward the end of her life, which is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

We were unfamiliar with the exquisite art produced and being produced in the Taos area prior to this visit. This is a very nicely curated space. I would recommend it to any traveler.

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Corrales, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

There was a free concert the day we attended. Beautiful art museum in the heart of downtown Taos. Very friendly staff and accommodating for disabled. Sweet little gift shop and when I asked for a tote bag, the saleswoman went in the back and found 2 different kinds to choose from for my souvenir.

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Liberal, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Lots of very interesting art for our entire family. Even our 10 year old son enjoyed looking at all of the amazing art. Only $20 for our family of 4 :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We did not really know what to expect of this museum. Entrance is $10 unless you have an exemption, which on trust they gave us. There was a special exhibit on the Taos Artist 10 group and it was fantastic, spread over a couple of rooms of prints and oils. The entire museum has 7 rooms, but it was well... More 

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