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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, doors open at 1:30pm.

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Sunday Docent Tour
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday Docent Tour

No tour today

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 26, 2018 - 8:30 - 10am

Yoga at the Harwood Museum of Art

class cancelled - see you next week

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  

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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

Taos Jazz Bebop Society and the Harwood present the Charles McPherson Quartet as part of the New Mexico Jazz Festival in Taos. McPherson is one of the living treasures of the bebop era. A Charlie Parker disciple who brings his own lyricism to the bebop language, McPherson is known best for his many years playing with Charles Mingus. He has been an important figure in modern mainstream jazz for more than 35 years.

Tickets are $25.00 for...read more

Sunday Docent Tour
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday Docent Tour

no tour today

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, 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

Harnessing Light Round Table Discussion
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Harnessing Light Round Table Discussion

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Anna Novakov will moderate  a lively and informative conversation with Harwnessing Light artists: Marietta Patricia Leis, Debbie Long, & Mary Shaffer.

This is a free event, please join us!

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  

An Evening with Larry Bell, Terry Allen and Guitars
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 7:00 pm

An Evening with Larry Bell, Terry Allen and Guitars

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Larry Bell, whose Hocus, Focus and 12 exhibition fills four of the museum’s galleries, has collected guitars for as long as he’s been an artist. That’s going on 60 years. His collection, mostly twelve-strings, has inspired his imagery and provided hours of relaxation and camaraderie with musician friends. Three evenings with the artist, a few of his guitars and musician friends are planned to coincide with the exhibi...read more

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  

Jazz: Lorca Hart Trio
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Jazz: Lorca Hart Trio

Arthur Bell Auditorium

High expectations are in order for Lorca Hart Trio, led by Hart, who has played with Kyle Eastwood and Hugh Masekela, the Clayton Brothers and Anthony Wilson. On piano, Josh Nelson will supply his melodic and swinging touch. Josh was Natalie Cole's pianist for years and is one of the most sought-after musicians internationally. Rounding out the trio is internationally known bassist Gary Brown. Brown has become a phenomenal voice in the jazz w...read more

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

An Evening with Larry Bell, Chipper Thompson and Guitars
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm

An Evening with Larry Bell, Chipper Thompson and Guitars

Arthur Bell Auditorium

 Larry Bell, whose Hocus, Focus and 12 exhibition fills four of the museum’s galleries, has collected guitars for as long as he’s been an artist. That’s going on 60 years. His collection, mostly twelve-strings, has inspired his imagery and provided hours of relaxation and camaraderie with musician friends. Three evenings with the artist, a few of his guitars and musician friends are planned to coincide with the Bell exhi...read more

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Common Ground
Saturday, September 22 - Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 5:30 p.m.

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Common Ground

Arthur Bell Auditorium

TCMG’s 26th season opens with a program that brings violinist and social advocate Vijay Gupta to Taos, performing compositions with TCMG by Bach, Reena Esmail and Handel-Halvorsen. One of the youngest musicians to join the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gupta is also a TED Senior Fellow, Kennedy Center Citizen Artist and co-founder of Street Symphony, which performs for homeless and incarcerated people in Los Angeles. Gupta will give a talk a...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, doors open at...read more

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

MEET THE ARTIST: THERESA GRAY, “MARKING 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

An Evening with Larry Bell, Jackson Price and Guitars
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 7:00 pm

An Evening with Larry Bell, Jackson Price and Guitars

Arthur Bell Auditorium

 Larry Bell, whose Hocus, Focus and 12 exhibition fills four of the museum’s galleries, has collected guitars for as long as he’s been an artist. That’s going on 60 years. His collection, mostly twelve-strings, has inspired his imagery and provided hours of relaxation and camaraderie with musician friends. Three evenings with the artist, a few of his guitars and musician friends are planned to coincide with the Bell exhi...read more

Choro Concert: Duo Violão Brasil band
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Choro Concert: Duo Violão Brasil band

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Duo Violão Brasil band (Rogerio Souza and Edinho Gerber), on tour from Rio de Janeiro, will present a special evening of choro featuring compositions of Baden Powell, Pixinguinha, Radames Gnattali, and originals by Rogerio Souza. They will be accompanied by special guests Ami Molinelli (percussion).
Tickets are $15.00 for general and $12 for museum members.

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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

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Shadow & Light
Saturday, November 10 - Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 5:30pm

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Shadow & Light

Arthur Bell Auditorium

TCMG’s program of music informed by the natural world includes Tina Davidson’s Blue Curve of the Earth and Einojuhani Rautavaara’s Notturno & Danza, both for violin and piano; Katherine Hoover’s Summer Night for flute, horn and piano; Melissa Hui’s Trace for flute and piano; Johannes Brahms’s Horn Trio; and Bohuslav Martinu’s Promenades for flute, violin and piano.
Elizabeth Baker, violin, J...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

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Beyond Borders
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 5:30pm

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Beyond Borders

Arthur Bell Auditorium

 Russian virtuoso pianist Gleb Ivanov will be featured in this holiday-time program that traverses borders, from Armenian composer Arno Babadjanian’s Piano Trio in F# minor and Czech Antonin Dvorak’s Piano Quartet in D major No. 1, Op.23 to American composer Eldin Burton’s Spanish flavored Sonatina for flute and piano. Please note that there are three performances due to popular demand!
Gleb Ivanov, piano, Elizabe...read more

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Beyond Borders
Saturday, December 15 - Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Beyond Borders

Arthur Bell Auditorium

Russian virtuoso pianist Gleb Ivanov will be featured in this holiday-time program that traverses borders, from Armenian composer Arno Babadjanian’s Piano Trio in F# minor and Czech Antonin Dvorak’s Piano Quartet in D Major No. 1, Op.23 to American composer Eldin Burton’s Spanish flavored Sonatina for flute and piano. Please note that there are three performances due to popular demand!
Gleb Ivanov, piano, Elizabeth Bak...read more

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Good Company with Chatter
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:30am and 5:30pm

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Good Company with Chatter

Arthur Bell Auditorium

TCMG brings a Chatter-style program that includes music, poetry and two minutes of silence. In keeping with Chatter’s morning programs in Albuquerque and at SITE Santa Fe, there will be a morning performance at the Harwood Museum in addition to the 5:30 p.m. show. (No Sunday concert.) 
David Felberg, violin/viola, Megan Holland, violin, Kim Fredenburgh, viola, James Holland, cello, Nancy Laupheimer, flute, Olivia Romo, poet.<...read more

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Blank Canvas
Saturday, March 2 - Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:30pm

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Blank Canvas

Arthur Bell Auditorium

As Resident Chamber Music Group of the Harwood Museum, TCMG presents music inspired by art. Jennifer Higdon’s American Canvas for flute, cello and piano has three movements titled O’Keefe, Pollock and Wyeth. Bruce Wolosoff’s The Loom for piano trio is based on Eric Fischl’s watercolors, and Glen Roven’s work for violin and piano is called Three Paintings by Agnes Martin. 

Tickets - Admission is $25/ad...read more

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Celebrating Chilton
Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 5:30pm

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Celebrating Chilton

Arthur Bell Auditorium

TCMG celebrates the contributions of Chilton Anderson, founder of the Taos School of Music, who would have turned 90 this March. TSM Artistic Director and pianist Robert McDonald returns to play with TCMG for this tribute in Shostakovich’s Cello Sonata, Eugene Bozza’s Soirs dans les Montaignes for flute and piano, a Trio Sonata for flute, violin, cello and piano by Carl Stamitz (from Chilton’s personal collection), and Beetho...read more

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Play It Forward
Saturday, May 11 - Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Play It Forward

Arthur Bell Auditorium

TCMG’s annual program highlighting younger musicians and newer music features 24-year-old violist Allie Norris in works by her favorite living composer, Kenji Bunch. She joins TCMG stalwarts for Robert Schumann’s immortal Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 47 and Eric Ewazen’s 2006 Bridgehampton Suite for flute and strings, inspired by Mozart. Also on the program will be Mozart’s Piano Trio in G Major, K. 564.
Elizab...read more