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Taos Art Museum

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Address: 227 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Fechin House, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number:
+1 575-758-2690
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Taos's newest museum, opened in 1994, has a collection of works by early...

Taos's newest museum, opened in 1994, has a collection of works by early members of the Taos Society of Artists never seen before by the public.

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Historic Taos Artistry captured in beautiful Adobe building

The Taos Art Museum at Fechin House is a must stop for any visitor of Northern New Mexico who has a free afternoon. The building is beautiful and the art really lets you see what... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Taos Art Museum at Fechin House is a must stop for any visitor of Northern New Mexico who has a free afternoon. The building is beautiful and the art really lets you see what the early "pioneer artists" saw when they settled here.

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Crawford, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a wonderful place! The art is tasteful and well chosen. The artistic woodwork is awe inspiring. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here!

Thank Pagechp
Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I had the opportunity to visit this museum on my last trip to Taos. Loved being able to wander through the beautiful old adobe house, especially the part that had been the artists studio! Also very notable was the gift shop - it was filled with beautiful items from local artists and other items carefully chosen. Really gorgeous stuff! This... More 

Thank TravelLady086
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Everyone was so nice and helpful. The exhibit was wonderful but Fechin's home and wood carvings was the star attraction. The museum shop was just as lovely and had high quality items. Great local jewelry and art. A surprising treat for us all.

Thank hikingleslie
Taos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you do one thing in Taos, you must do this museum. The rotating art exhibits are always wonderful and the woodwork and art by Nicolai Fechin is just unbelievable! You also get to see his studio which has more of his woodwork and hand-made furniture. The gift shop has been revamped and has exquisite works - most of it... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

As always, the Taos Art Museum offers engaging rotating exhibitions. I come to Taos at least once a year and always come to the Museum. This year I happily found the gift shop re-designed. It is beautifully done and enticing. A much needed improvement from some time ago.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This historic house and studio designed, built and carved by the Russian artist Nicolai Fechin is a beautiful piece of art in and of itself. This month the art museum featured one room dedicated to Fechin's work and ran a video history, a special photography exhibit by the talented contemporary Taos artist Lenny Foster on its second floor, and works... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A great local house displaying beautiful art. The craftsmanship of the house is excellent. The woodcarving is beautiful. The ultimate craftsman home.

Thank Harold P
Chatham, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lovely grounds, beautiful gift store , watched the most interesting video about the two different avers of artists to area. Also nice benches.

Thank TravelingUpstateNY
Walla Walla, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I'm not a fan of Fechin's paintings, so I did not find this museum worthwhile. That said, his woodcarving in the house is stunning, the moreso because he did it in addition to his painting; I don't know when the man found time to sleep. If you're not familiar with Fechin's paintings, do some research and see what you think.... More 

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