Museums

Blumenschein Home and Museum
222 Ledoux St., Taos
(575) 758-0505
taoshistoricmuseums.org
The home of Ernest Blumenschein, Taos Society of the Artists co-founder, and his family for more than four decades, maintained mostly as it was during the family’s inhabitance. Filled with a collection of the family’s art, and samples of other artists from the era.

The Couse-Charp Historic Site
146 Kit Carson Road, Taos
(575) 751-6309
cousesharp.org
The historic home and studio of E.I. Couse, his wife Virginia, the workshops of his son Kibbey, and the studios of fellow Taos Society of Artists founder Joseph Henry Sharp. Tours by appointment.

The Harwood Museum of Art
238 Ledoux St., Taos
(575) 758-9826
harwoodmuseum.org
The 1916 Pueblo Revival remodeling project of Burt and Elizabeth Harwood is now home to the works of the most well-known artists in the history of Taos art, with works from contemporary artists and a collection of 18th to 20th century traditional Hispanic art. Current exhibit, “Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company: American Moderns and the West,” runs through Sept. 11.

Kit Carson Home and Museum
113 Kit Carson Road, Taos
(575) 758-4945
kitcarsonmuseum.org
The four-room house where legendary frontiersman Kit Carson, and his wife Josefa, raised their children. The museum houses photos of the Carson family and other historical figures, and family artifacts.

La Hacienda de los Martínez
708 Hacienda Road, Taos
(575) 758-1000
taoshistoricmuseums.org
Built in 1804, this fortress of a building features thick adobe walls and was an important trade northern reaches of the Spanish empire. This month, the museum hosts the Old Taos Trade Fair, a gathering of mountain men, with exhibitions and demonstrations of frontier-era arts and crafts.

Millicent Rogers Museum
1504 Millicent Rogers Road, Taos
(575) 758-2462
millicentrogers.org
Created in honor of oil heiress and art collector extraordinaire, the Millicent Rogers Museum houses a wide range of permanent and changing exhibitions, with a focus on sharing and celebrating the arts and cultures of the American Southwest.

Taos Art Museum at the Fechin House
227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos
(575) 758-2690
taosartmuseum.org
The Taos home and studio of Russian-born artist Nicolai Fechin features his art and original home furnishings (many hand-carved), and work by more than 50 Taos artists. “Intimate and International: The Art of Nicolai Fechin” runs through Sept. 21.