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Harwood Museum of Art

238 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-7009
+1 575-758-9826
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Disappointing

I have visited Taos half a dozen times. This museum can do better. How can this be the second... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
ljk291960
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Denver, Colorado
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Agnes Martin's "Chapel" is a must see

Agnes Martin is one of my favorite artist. Have followed her for years - just saw a major... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
stephrab
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The Village, Manhattan, NY
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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 2 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

1  Thank stephrab
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
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.

1  Thank Marmoore66
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 5 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
Reviewed 27 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
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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
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
Reviewed 24 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
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