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Harwood Museum of Art

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Address: 238 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-7009
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+1 575-758-9826
10:00 - 17:00
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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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We enjoyed this small yet very well curated museum. The space is interesting and attractive as well. The staff was warm, welcoming and helpful.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this small yet very well curated museum. The space is interesting and attractive as well. The staff was warm, welcoming and helpful.

Thank choosevegan
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

The collection of art by Taos artists or of Taos locations is fascinating. The collection is very diverse, so has something for all tastes. Very manageable to view in an hour or so. Great setting.

Thank Danny E
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Worth a visit, especially if you are into modern art, as the current exhibit is slanted heavily that way. Beautifully appointed museum.

Thank 859garryc
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

A wonderful museum with changing exhibits. A definite one to see while in Taos. The staff is very helpful. The museum shop is nice.

Thank Sharon G
Taos, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Harwood Museum is the perfect place to see contemporary art that is influenced by the rich local cultures. Their collection is outstanding, and the exhibitions rotate to highlight various themes in modern art. It's a great place to learn about how Taos became an internationally known art colony in the 19th century. The Agnes Martin room is a must... More 

Thank gailgoldenjewelry
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We love museums and I certainly believe you should go while you are in Taos. The exhibit space is excellent and the various galleries are nicely sized and the art is well displayed. So what is not to like? The art is numbered and you are presented with a set of pages for each gallery and a map. In each... More 

Thank NewMexicoWineguy
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

My second visit to the Harwood Museum did not disappoint. The staff is so knowledgeable and friendly. The museum is laid out so nicely, and you can spend as much or as little time as you like. The Agnes Martin room is a wonderful room in which to sit and reflect as you admire her artwork. This museum is what... More 

1 Thank Cindy B
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went to see their exhibit on Mable Dodge Luhan. It was very good and informative. They also included art and information about some in her close circle.

1 Thank Sherri S
Dallas, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

I recently visited the Harwood for the first time after many trips to Taos. The draw this trip is an exhibit highlighting Mabel Dodge Luhan and the impact she had on bringing artists like Blumenschein, Couse, Sharpe, etc of Taos art colony. She also was a good friend of Georgia O'Keefe's. The exhibit is really well done and not to... More 

1 Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The current special exhibition relating to Mable Dodge Lujan is excellent. If you miss it in Taos you can see it in Albuquerque in late Oct.

1 Thank ABQMiMi

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