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“Pleasant... interesting collection.”

Harwood Museum of Art
Ranked #24 of 98 things to do in Taos
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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."
Reviewed 17 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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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The Harwood Museum is beautiful, but I admit the art we viewed was not the kind we particularly enjoy. There were some exceptional depictions, but others were lost on us. Because art appreciation is subjective, I suggest visitors to Taos experience this museum.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Harwood was wonderful. I read the biography of the artist, Agnes Martin, and they have a gallery with her work which was a thrill to see in person. It was so interesting seeing the works of the native Indians too. Perfect size to visit while on vacation.

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great collection and great shows. Excellent facility to see a wide variety of great art. 2nd visit and was not disappointed. Beautiful space in the SW style.

Thank AlamedaRed
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

I am by no means a "museum guy" but enjoyed this art museum as a side activity while in Taos. A good collection of local artists and art themes. $10 entry.

Thank 777SteveB
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