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Taos, N.M.- The Harwood Museum of Art, located on the oldest street in Taos, is the place to experience Taos with works from the 19th century to the present reflecting the multicultural heritages and influences of the Taos artistic community.  Permanent exhibitions include Hispanic, Taos Society of Artists, Taos Moderns and Contemporary. Rotating exhibitions are captivating with cutting-edge scholarship and work. The museum offers weekly screenings of films in the new state-of-the-art Arthur Bell Auditorium, equipped with a surround sound audio system and high-definition video projection. With exciting performances, concerts, lectures, hands-on art activities for families, adult art classes, holiday celebrations, trunk shows in the museum shop, UNM's Harwood Museum of Art is a place that sparks inspiration and contemplation that all ages can discover together.  The 2013 exhibition schedule is:
Through January 27, 2013
 Mandelman-Ribak Gallery:  Inigo Manglano-Ovalle:  Juggernaut
 Lee-Ellis Gallery:  Falling Without Fear
 Foster Gallery:  Curiosity:  From the Faraway Nearby
 Martin Gallery:  Maye Torres:  Unbound
Other Installations

  • Hispanic Traditions Gallery: Victor Goler Installation
  • Curator's Wall: Charles Luna
  • Scott Gallery: Lee Mullican: Taos Clay amidst ongoing highlights from collection of contemporary art

February 9-May 5, 2013
Mandelman-Ribak Gallery:   Red Willow:  Portraits of a Town
This exhibition of portraits brings to life many of the larger than life, small town characters who have made Taos, New Mexico an enduringly eccentric community.

Lee-Ellis Gallery:  The Mandelman-Ribak Oral History Project
Foster Gallery:  Eli Levin:  Social Realism and The Harwood Suite
The twenty two prints assembled for this exhibition reflect both Eli Levin's insight into the northern New Mexico psyche and, especially, his talent for incisive social commentary.

Martin Gallery:  Eah-Ha-Wa (Eva Mirabal) and Jonathan Warm Day Coming
An exhibition exploring the work of Taos Pueblo artists Eah-Ha-Wa (Eva Mirabal), one of the first American female cartoonists and a renowned muralist, and her son the celebrated artist, storyteller and writer Jonathan Warm Day Coming.

Other Installations:

  • Curator's Wall: Deborah Rael-Buckley
  • Scott Gallery: Taos Clay: Hank Saxe amidst ongoing highlights from the Harwood's collection of contemporary art
    New Acquisition Installations: John DePuy and  Melissa Zink archives

Alliance Members' Opening Reception February 8, 5-7 p.m.
Director's Circles Preview February 8, 4-5 p.m.

May 18-September 8, 2013
Mandelman-Ribak Gallery:   R.C. Gorman:  The Early Years
Lee Ellis Gallery:  The Third Chapter:  Fritz Scholder
Foster Gallery:  The Third Chapter:  Woody Crumbo
Martin Gallery:   Jim Wagner:  Trudy's House
Curator's Wall:  Jim Wagner

September 21, 2013-February 9, 2014
The following exhibitions will be presented in celebration of the Harwood Museum of Art's 90th anniversary:
Mandelman-Ribak Gallery:  The Harwoods (tentative title)
Lee Ellis Gallery:  The Harwoods (tentative title)
Foster Gallery:  Burt Harwood Historic Photographs
Martin Gallery:  Highlights from the Taos Municipal Schools Historic Art Collection

SKI SPECIAL Visitors to the Harwood Museum of Art may present their ski life lift ticket or season pass from any New Mexico Ski Resort and receive either 20% off museum admission (one discount per lift ticket) or 10% off any item in the Harwood Museum Store. (Films and special performances are not included).


Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m; Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m.
General Admission
$10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and students; Free to children age 12 and under, members of the Harwood Museum Alliance, University of New Mexico students and staff, and Taos County residents on Sundays. $25 Museum Association of Taos ticket is available for admission to the Harwood Museum of Art, the Taos Art Museum, the Millicent Rogers Museum, the Blumenschein Home and Museum, and La Hacienda de los Martinez.
Where: The Harwood Museum of Art of UNM, 238 Ledoux Street, Taos, NM
Info: 575-758-9826, www.harwoodmuseum.org


Jennifer Marshall