Harwood Museum of Art

Description

Founded in 1923 and operated by the University of New Mexico since 1935, the Harwood is the second oldest museum in the state and listed on the State and National Historic Registers. Bought in 1916 by Burt and Elizabeth Harwood, the museum was developed as one of the first examples of Pueblo Revival Architecture. After Burt Harwood's death in 1922, Elizabeth Case Harwood, along with a group of Taos artists, created the Harwood Foundation, a non-profit organization to serve as a library, museum, and educational/cultural center. It expanded into UNM in 1937. In 1997, the Harwood underwent a major renovation into a 11,000 square-foot building with seven new galleries. Among the items on display are an extensive collection of books by and about D.H. Lawrence and other famous Taos residents, paintings by early Taos artists, and works by Indian and contemporary Anglo artists. The museum is handicapped-accessible.

Address

238 Ledoux St
Taos, NM 87571

Lat/Long

36.40611800, -105.57625700
Visit Website
(575) 758-9826

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