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Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Jazz: Greg Abate and Richie Cole
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Jazz: Greg Abate and Richie Cole

Arthur Bell Auditorium

This is a return engagement for two of today’s greatest alto sax players Greg Abate and Richie Cole. Last year they dazzled the sold-out Harwood crowd with a lively tribute to the late alto sax master, Phil Woods. This year they will perform original compositions as well as classical jazz tunes. Abate, a superb bop player, considers Charlie Parker, Paul Desmond, and Phil Woods to be among his most important influences. Richie Cole has pr...read more

2nd Annual Bash at the Blake
Saturday, June 23, 2018

2nd Annual Bash at the Blake

A gala fundraising party at The Blake in Taos Ski Valley. Dinner, music, silent and live art auctions. Save the date! Tickets and auction list will be available in May 2018.

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Sunday Docent Tour
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday Docent Tour

Please join one of our docents every Sunday at 2pm for a tour of the museum. Meet us in the Brandenburg Gallery just outside the G.E. Foster Gallery. Plan to spend under an hour exploring the museum. Bring your questions about our exhibitions. Sunday Docent tours are free with museum admission. Contact education@harwoodmuseum.org  

 Art Exploration:  I Am, Je Suis, Yo Soy
Tuesday, June 26 - Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:00 to 4:00pm

Art Exploration: I Am, Je Suis, Yo Soy

Fern Hogue Mitchell Education Center in the Casey and Nelle Mitchell Art Education Classroom

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a summer  Art Exploration Workshop for ages 8 to 18 where participants get to try their hand creating their own art expressions and presentation in response to the exhibitions
Sisters of War & Hocus, Focus and 12 & Mind under Matter
$100 for general public $80 Alliance Members at the Family Level and above
Pay what you can is available for need based participants.  C...read more

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:00 am

Governing Board Meeting

Arthur Bell Auditorium

The Museum's governing board will meet, click for the agenda.

Artstreams
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00 - 2:15pm

Artstreams

Artstreams: From the Well of Memory program,“Meet Us at the Museum", provides a unique opportunity for those with Alzheimer's or other cognitive impairments, and their family caregivers to enjoy the richness of the Harwood Museum's Summer exhibitions. Art Educator, Kathleen Burg will use art and social interaction as an immersion tool to stimulate minds and memories, some of whose personal stories and history may include the Taos co...read more

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Sunday Docent Tour
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday Docent Tour

Please join one of our docents every Sunday at 2pm for a tour of the museum. Meet us in the Brandenburg Gallery just outside the G.E. Foster Gallery. Plan to spend under an hour exploring the museum. Bring your questions about our exhibitions. Sunday Docent tours are free with museum admission. Contact education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

MEET THE ARTIST: MARK STRONG, "PROSAIC EXCEPTIONALISM"
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 4-6pm

MEET THE ARTIST: MARK STRONG, "PROSAIC EXCEPTIONALISM"

Studio 238 - Harwood Museum of Art

Meet the Artist: July 6th , 4 – 6pm, Exhibition Dates Thursday, July 5 - Sunday, July 29, 2018

The Harwood Museum of art is pleased to announce the exhibition of prints by local printmaker Mark Strong. This three week Studio 238 Pop-Up exhibition reveals the colorful and contemporary imagery of the detritus of our surroundings. From beer cans to matchbooks, the banal becomes celebrated in the delicate process of Strong’s ha...read more

The Couse Foundation presents: Virginia Couse Leavitt, "In My Grandfather's Footsteps"
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 10:00 am

The Couse Foundation presents: Virginia Couse Leavitt, "In My Grandfather's Footsteps"

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Virginia Couse Leavitt, granddaughter of early Taos painter E. Irving Couse, will present this lecture which is based on research trips she and her husband made to Europe in the 1980s. Using sketchbooks, photographs, and letters from the Couse Family Archive, the Leavitts were able to relive Couse's summer vacations spent in several French art colonies during his student years at the Academie Julian in Paris. Leavitt is an art historian who ...read more

Farmers' Market Fun
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:00am to Noon

Farmers' Market Fun

Taos Farmers' Market on Taos Plaza

Please join the Education team from the Harwood Museum of Art for a fun art making session at the Taos Farmer’s Market on Taos Plaza. We will have all the supplies you need to create your own masterpiece! Please feel free to drop by between 9:00 am and Noon but please don't drop off your kids! This is a family event.
Free but we welcome donations. We raise 100% of the funds for all of the educational programs that we offer to Tao...read more

DRCA: David King Dunaway & John Nichols, Writing & Filming the Southwest
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 4:00 pm

DRCA: David King Dunaway & John Nichols, Writing & Filming the Southwest

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Discussion of the portrayal of New Mexico in film and writing, including consideration of the stereotypes of the region’s communities and the challenges of trying to make an honest portrayal of the region.


Free with admission, members and DRCA students free.

 

 

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My Kid Could Do That!: Art Exploration Workshop
Tuesday, July 10 - Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:00am - Noon

My Kid Could Do That!: Art Exploration Workshop

Fern Hogue Mitchell Education Center in the Casey and Nelle Mitchell Art Education Classroom

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a summer Art Exploration Workshop where participants get to try their hand creating their own art work and exhibition in response to the exhibitions
Hocus, Focus and 12 & Mind Under Matter
Ever heard the words, "My Kid Could Do That!" when in a gallery that is exhibiting contemporary art? Well --- we will try our hands exploring this exclamation - Children will work with Museum Ed...read more

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

SOMOS presents: Kate Christensen
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm

SOMOS presents: Kate Christensen

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Kate Christensen is the author of seven novels, including The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, and The Last Cruise, forthcoming from Doubleday in the summer of 2018...

Tickets are $25.00 for general and $20.00 for Museum and SOMOS members.

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Film: The Cool School
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 2:00 matinee

Film: The Cool School

Arthur Bell Auditorium

How do you build an art scene from scratch — and not lose your soul in the process? Cool School is the story of the Ferus Gallery, which nurtured Los Angeles’s first significant post-war artists between 1957 and 1966. 

2007 Woodstock Film Festival: Best Documentary

Director: Morgan Neville
Run time: 60 minutes.
Free with admissions, members free. 

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Sunday Docent Tour
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday Docent Tour

Please join one of our docents every Sunday at 2pm for a tour of the museum. Meet us in the Brandenburg Gallery just outside the G.E. Foster Gallery. Plan to spend under an hour exploring the museum. Bring your questions about our exhibitions. Sunday Docent tours are free with museum admission. Contact education@harwoodmuseum.org  

DRCA presents: an artist talk by Mauricio Cortes Ortega
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 4:00 pm

DRCA presents: an artist talk by Mauricio Cortes Ortega

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Rainbow Mantle
During the Bosque Redondo internment years (1863-1868) a dramatic shift in Navajo weaving was seen. The availability of never before used yarns, European looms and the interjection of the Mexican sarape brought by Spanish settlers moving to Chimayo and the New Mexico area...

This event is free with admission, free to museum members and DRCA students. 

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Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

Class Cancelled

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Film: The Cool School
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm matinee

Film: The Cool School

Arthur Bell Auditorium

How do you build an art scene from scratch — and not lose your soul in the process? Cool School is the story of the Ferus Gallery, which nurtured Los Angeles’s first significant post-war artists between 1957 and 1966.

2007 Woodstock Film Festival: Best Documentary

Director: Morgan Neville
Run time: 60 minutes.
Free with admissions, members free.  

...read more
Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Aldo Leopold presents: Matt Jones
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 7:00 to 9:00pm

Aldo Leopold presents: Matt Jones

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Matt Jones has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama. His writing has appeared in The Southern Review, The Atlantic, Post Road, The Journal, Ruminate, and various other publications. He has received support from the Ohio Arts Council and the Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center.

This program is Free to the public, doors open at 6:30pm.

Jazz:  Charles McPherson
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Jazz: Charles McPherson

Arthur Bell Auditorium

One of the treasured founders of bebop, Charles McPherson is best known for his time as the lead alto sax player with the legendary Charles Mingus Band. Recently the Western Jazz Presenters Network was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Grant to support tours with the Charles McPherson Quartet in Spring, August and October through early November, 2018.

Tickets are $25.00 for general and $20.00 for museum members. 

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Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

MEET THE ARTIST: ROBERT PARKER, "THE ZOOT SUITS ARE ALL GONE"
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 4-6pm

MEET THE ARTIST: ROBERT PARKER, "THE ZOOT SUITS ARE ALL GONE"

Studio 238 - Harwood Museum of Art

 Meet the Artist: August 3rd , 4 – 6pm, Exhibition Dates Wednesday, August 1 - Sunday, August 26, 2018

Long interested in the historical Zoot Suit colors of pinks, purples, blacks and yellows that were prevalent in the 1930’s - 1950’s, Robert Parker has embarked on a series of paintings and sculptural works embodying these colors over the past months. The works in this month’s Studio 238 exhibition are styl...read more

RECEPTION: "HARNESSING LIGHT" MARIETTA PATRICIA LEIS, DEBBIE LONG, & MARY SHAFFER
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 3-5 pm

RECEPTION: "HARNESSING LIGHT" MARIETTA PATRICIA LEIS, DEBBIE LONG, & MARY SHAFFER

Opening Reception, Saturday, August 4th 3-5 pm, Exhibition Dates Saturday, August 4 - Sunday, October 7, 2018

Harnessing Light features three artists who by different paths converge on a common focus: the interface of light on a surface. Each artist—Marietta Patricia Leis, Debbie Long, and Mary Shaffer—creates works that share the viewers’ immediate space and directly engage them with luminous visual effects. Leis&rsq...read more

Farmers' Market Fun
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 9:00am to Noon

Farmers' Market Fun

Taos Farmers' Market on Taos Plaza

Please join the Education team from the Harwood Museum of Art for a fun art making session at the Taos Farmer’s Market on Taos Plaza. We will have all the supplies you need to create your own masterpiece! Please feel free to drop by between 9:00 am and Noon but please don't drop off your kids! This is a family event.
Free but we welcome donations. We raise 100% of the funds for all of the educational programs that we offer to Tao...read more

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art presents a weekly meditative Jivamukti Yoga program with Jayne Schell on Thursdays from 8:30am - 10am. Open to all levels, yoga mats provided. $8 for Alliance Members at the Individual level and above (These Alliance Members may also purchase a Class Card of 8 classes for $40) or $10 General Admission. For information education@harwoodmuseum.org  

MEET THE ARTIST: JULIE LAKE, "COMPENDIUM"
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 4-6pm

MEET THE ARTIST: JULIE LAKE, "COMPENDIUM"

Studio 238 - Harwood Museum of Art

Meet the Artist: September 7th , 4 – 6pm, Exhibition Dates Friday, September 7 - Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Harwood Museum of art is pleased to announce the September Studio 238 artist, Julie Lake. For this work, the only material used is very small diameter stainless steel wire, sometimes as fine as a strand of hair. It is joined by an arc welding process, but the artist uses the welder like a sewing machine, stitching ...read more

Amigos Bravos presents: Tim Palmer
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 5:30 to 7:30pm

Amigos Bravos presents: Tim Palmer

Arthur Bell Auditorium

This will be a fascinating educational lecture in conjunction with the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act's 50th Anniversary. Author and Photographer Tim Palmer will present a slide show with images from his book "Wild & Scenic, an American Legacy" as part of a discussion of the importance of conserving our nation's wild rivers, including the Rio Grande.
Tickets are $10 and $8 for museum and Amigos Bravos members.

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MEET THE ARTIST: THERESA GRAY, “MAKING TIME”
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 4-6pm

MEET THE ARTIST: THERESA GRAY, “MAKING TIME”

Studio 238 - Harwood Museum of Art

Meet the Artist: October 5th, 4 – 6pm, Exhibition Dates: Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 28, 2018

The work of Theresa Gray could be summarized in one word, presence. With a perspective based in stillness, the paintings of Gray are intricate, delicate, and infinite. The Harwood Museum of Art is excited to feature Gray’s works for the October 2018 edition of Studio 238, opening October 5th, 2018.

Gray states, &ldq...read more

Aldo Leopold presents: Laura Pritchett
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Aldo Leopold presents: Laura Pritchett

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Laura Pritchett is the author /editor of nine books. She began her writing journey with the short story collection Hell’s Bottom, Colorado, which won the PEN USA Award for Fiction and the Milkweed National Fiction Prize. This was followed by the novels Sky Bridge, Stars Go Blue, Red Lightning, and The Blue Hour, which garnered other awards.
This program is free to the public, doors open at 6:30 pm.

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MEET THE ARTIST: MEL SCULLY, “LOVE, DEATH & GUNS”
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 4-6pm

MEET THE ARTIST: MEL SCULLY, “LOVE, DEATH & GUNS”

Studio 238 - Harwood Museum of Art

Meet the Artist: November 2, 4 – 6pm: Exhibition Dates, Friday, November 2 - Sunday, November 25, 2018

The Harwood Museum of art is pleased to announce the Studio 238 featured artist for November, Mel Scully, with her new body of work, “Love, Death, & Guns.” Through the delicate use of lace, oil paints and powerful imagery, she addresses Americas love story with guns & the vulnerability and heartbreaking fragi...read more

RECEPTION: WURLITZER ALUMNI, "WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION"
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 3-5 pm

RECEPTION: WURLITZER ALUMNI, "WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION"

Opening: Saturday, November 3rd, Reception: 3-5pm: Exhibition Dates, Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Sunday, January 13, 2019

Established in 1954, The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico is the oldest artist residency program west of the Mississippi. For over sixty years, the program has brought hundreds of visual artists, writers and composers to Taos. Many have left an imprint on Taos. The Harwood honors The Helene Wurlitzer Foun...read more

RECEPTION: PETER CHINNI, "INSIDE/OUT"
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 3-5 pm

RECEPTION: PETER CHINNI, "INSIDE/OUT"

Opening: Saturday, November 3rd, Reception: 3-5 pm: Exhibition Dates Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Sunday, January 13, 2019

"The son of Italian immigrants,Peter Chinni was born in 1928. His artistic journey began at the Art Students Leagure, followed by studies in Rome at the Accademia di Belle Arti and with Cubist sculptor Roberto Melli. After military service in postwar Germany Chinni set up studio in Manhattan, where his focus ...read more

RECEPTION: POP CHALEE, "BLUE FLOWER ROOTED"
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 3-5 pm

RECEPTION: POP CHALEE, "BLUE FLOWER ROOTED"

 Known for her dream-like and idyllic imagery Pop Chalee’s (Blue Flower) work quickly caught the attention of the art world and she became one of the most successful and sought after artists of her time. The Harwood Museum of Art is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition, Blue Flower Rooted. With the recent acquisition of archival materials from Jack Hopkins and family, the Harwood celebrates and shares her legacy with the Taos...read more

MEET THE ARTIST: ROBBIE STEINBACH, "THE CITY AND THE SHADOW"
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 4-6pm

MEET THE ARTIST: ROBBIE STEINBACH, "THE CITY AND THE SHADOW"

Studio 238 - Harwood Museum of Art

 Meet the Artist: December 7, 4 – 6pm: Exhibition Dates, Friday, December 7 - Sunday, December 30, 2018

The Harwood Museum of art is pleased to announce the Studio 238 featured artist for December, Robbie Steinbach, with her new body of work, “The City and the Shadows.” In reaction to a recent artist residency in Venice, Italy, Steinbach shares with the Taos community a series of monoprints that offer a meditatio...read more