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stories and legends of taos: events 2017

January – May 21
Continuum: Light, Space and Time
The Harwood Museum of Art

January – March 5
San Francisco in Taos
203 FINE ART, 1335 Gusdorf Rd. Suite I (Open by appointment, 575-751-1262)
Opening reception February 18, 5pm – 7pm
Artists from The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism who then lived and worked in Taos; Lawrence Calcagno, Edward Corbett, Lilly Fenichel, Charles Strong and Clay Spohn.

January 17 – March 12
Members Open
Encore Gallery
The Taos Center for the Arts features 20″x20″ entries from its member artists.
Taos Community Auditorium

January 27 – March 31
Taos Artists in Public Spaces
Town Hall, Taos
Presented by Taos Arts Council featuring Taos County artists on the NMArts Art in Public Programs.
Jonathan Blaustein (photography), JoAnne and Kevin DeKeuster (ceramics), Meredith Mason Garcia (photography), Mark Goebel (photography), Abby Salsbury (clay tiles) and Peggy Trigg (painting).

February 4, 2pm
Growing Up in Taos with Mirabai Starr
Taos County Historical Society monthly free, public program
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Board Room

February 6 – June 5
Birgit Gutsche and Heather Ross
A partnership between the Taos Center for the Arts and Taos Inn with a show of two photographers.
Taos Inn

February 10 – March 5
Miniature Show and Sale
Millicent Rogers Museum, 1504 Millicent Rogers Rd.

March 4, 2pm
My Grandpa Painted Pictures
Taos County Historical Society presents an lllustrated lecture on Oscar Berninghaus by his grandaugther Barbara Brenner.
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta Rd.

March 10 – 12
Taos Writers Conference
SOMOS, 108 Civic Plaza Dr.

March 11 – April 2 (Open by appointment, 575-751-1262.)
Opening reception March 11, 5pm – 7pm
Robert Ray (Legends of Taos series)
Works from the artist’s estate.
203 FINE ART, 1335 Gusdorf Rd, Suite I

March 12
Sight Unseen
Small works without artist identification to benefit the Taos Center for the Arts
Stables Gallery, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

March 13 – May 11
Ken O’Neill
One-person show presented by Taos Center for the Arts
Encore Gallery, Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

March 18 – June 25
La Familia
The family legacy and its focus upon multiple connections between artistic families in the Southwest and the Millicent Rogers Museum.
Millicent Rogers Museum, 1504 Millicent Rogers Rd.

March 25 – 26
Take A Detour From Route 66: Taos to L.A.
Poets and historians share stories of the “Mother Road”
City of Industry, CA. Presented with Taos Arts Council

March 30 – April 2
Taos Shortz Film Festival
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

April – October
Special exhibition of work by W. Herbert “Buck” Dunton – a founding member of the Taos Society of Artists- in partnership with the Panhandle Plains Historic Museum, Michael Grauer, Curator of Art.
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

April 1, 2pm
“Jemez Pueblo Lifestyles, Customs and Runners” by Marlon Magdalena, Instructional Coordinator,
Jemez Historic Site.
Taos County Historical Society free, monthly public program
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta Rd.

April 20 – 23 and 27 – 30
“The Other Place”
Taos Onstage presents “The Other Place” by Starr White. A poetic and intriguing play that draws us into its affecting mysteries from the opening curtain to the compelling climax.
Directed by Lynn Hamrick.
Metta Theatre, El Prado.

May 7, 12pm
Honoree Luncheon Taos County Historical Society with illustrated lecture “Flamenco in Northern New Mexico” by Nicolasa Chavez
Location TBA

May 12 – 21
Dennis Hopper Show
Encore Gallery
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

May 14 – 17
Dennis Hopper Days Film Festival
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

May 19 – 21
Taos Lilac Festival
Kit Carson Park, Paseo del Pueblo Norte

May 19 – 21
Ted Egri Day
Celebration, dedication of “Flight of Wind” at Taos County complex
Taos County Complex, Paseo del Pueblo Sur
May 19 – June 30 (open by appointment, 575-751-1262)
The Art of Ted Egri (Taos Legends series)
Opening reception, May 21 3:00-6:00pm
Mini-retrospective of two and three dimensonal works from the Artist’s Estate
203 FINE ART, 1335 Gusdorf Rd., Suite I

May 22 – July 9
Self-Portrait Show
Encore Gallery,
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

June 3 – September 17
“The Errant Eye: Portraits in a Landscape” from Harwood Collection
Wide-ranging selection of portraits in various mediums surveys the role of the portrait in Taos arts.
Harwood Museum of Art

June 3, 2pm
“Famous and Unusual Gravesites in New Mexico” by Dr. Richard Melzer, Professor of History, UNM-Valencia.
Taos County Historical Society
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta Rd.

June 5 – September 11
El Norte: Meredith Mason Garcia and Tera Muskrat. The photographs by Garcia and paintings by Muskrat embody the spirit, culture and people of Northern New Mexico
Taos Inn sposored by The Taos Center for the Arts.

June 10, 10am
Lecture, “The Studios of J. H. Sharp” by Peter Hassrick, Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Buffalo Bill Center of the West” by Couse-Sharp Historic Site
The Harwood Museum of Art, Bell Auditorium,238 Ledoux St.

June 11, 3pm – 5pm
J. H. Sharp Studio Gala Opening
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Rd.

June 16 – 17
Taos Poetry Festival
Featuring a Young Poets night, main stage show, poetry slams and workshops

June 16 – August 25
Alyce Frank: Another Chapter
Opening reception June 16, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Presented by Taos Arts Council with guest curator Judith Kendall, Alyce Frank’s collection of
Taos artists offers insight to her career and support of fellow community artists.
Taos Town Hall, 400 Camino de la Placita

June 20 – 25
Lama Foundation 50th Anniversary Celebration
Lama, NM

June 24
San Juan Day, Corn Dance
Taos Pueblo

June 24 – July 15
After Dark 6
A juried show that commemorates darkness and the varied reactions emblematic to this subject matter: nighttime, dark humor, dark fantasties, dark matter, etc.
Greg Moon Gallery, 109-A Kt Carson Rd.

July 1 – October 28
Seldom Seen: Archival Stories
Luna Chapel, Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kt Carson Rd.

July 7 – 9
Annual Taos Pow Wow
Buffalo Field, Taos Pueblo

July 8 – July 30 (Open by appointment, 575-751-1262)
Michio Takayama & Robert C. Ellis (Legends of Taos series)
Good friends in life, paintings by Michio Takayaman and R. C. Ellis both recipients of a Helene Wurlitzer Foundation grant in Taos.
203 FINE ART, 1335 Gusdorf Rd. Suite I.

July 9 – September 3

Sang Roberson
Encore Gallery, Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

July 21 – 23
Las Fiestas de Taos
Taos Plaza

July 31 – August 5

Missoula Children’s Theater
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

August 5, 2pm
Lecture: “The Taos Plaza: History, Myth, and Memory” by Dr. Sylvia Rodriguez
Taos County Historical Society
Kit Carson Electric Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta.

August 12 – September 13
“Taos Memories Forgotten and now Remembered/Taos Memorias Olvidadas ahora Recardado”
Historical portrait photography of the people of Taos Valley, Three cultures shown in two museums.
Opening reception August 12, 3:00-6:00pm
Blumenschein Home and Museum and Hacienda de los Martinez

September 2, 3pm – 5pm
Open House
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Rd.

September 4 – October 29
Pulp & Paper Show
Encore Gallery, Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

September 9, 2pm
Lecture: “Route 66 In New Mexico” by Baldwin Burr
Taos County Historical Society
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta.

September 12 – January 15, 2018
Mark Goebel
Taos Inn

September 15 – October 1
Pressing on 7
Exhibition of Taos printmakers
Stables Gallery, TCA

September 16 – 17, 10am – 5pm
Hacienda de los Martinez y sus traditiones
Taos Trade Fair, a community event.
Hacienda de los Martinez, Lower Ranchitos Rd.

September 22 – January 7, 2018
Walt Gonske
A solo exhibiton of renowned contemporary Taos artist.
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

September 22 – October 1
Taos Fall Arts Festival

September 22 – 23
The PASEO

September 24, 2pm – 4pm
Take a Detour From Route 66:Taos to L.A.
Presented by Taos Arts Council, poets and historians repspond to the Mother Road
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

September 28 – September 30
Taos Environmental Film Festival
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

September 29 – 30
San Geronimo Feast Day
Taos Pueblo

September 30 & October 1, 5:30pm
Taos Chamber Music Group presents All-American
Opening its 25th anniversary season with the American String Quartet featuring a program of stories and legends. Works include Zhou Tian’s Vioje (Journey), Robert Sirota’s American Pilgrimage and Dvorak’s “American” String Quartet
Harwood Museum of Art

October 1, 1pm
PianoTaos free concert of American composers with “legends and stories” selections.
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

October 13 & 14
Storytelling Festival
SOMOS, 108 Civic Plaza Dr.

October 13 – 15
Paper Making Workshop
Encore Gallery
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

October 14, 1pm
Lecture: Larry Torres on Taos Stories
Friends of Taos Public Library,
Taos Public Library, 402Camino de la Placita.

October 14
Archaeology Day
Presented by Taos Archaeological Society and NM Historical Preservation Department
Millicent Rogers Museum, 1504 Millicent Rogers Rd.

October 20 – February 4, 2018
International Taos: Nicolai Fechin and the Taos Society of Artists
Portraying the international influences that focused on Taos in the first half of the 20th Century.
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

October 30 – December 10
Dora Dillistone
Encore Gallery
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

November 11 & 12, 5:30pm
Taos Chamber Music Group presents Living Legacy: Women in the Arts
In conjunctin with the Harwood Museum exhibit, a program of women composers and performers.
Works include Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio, a sonata by Italian Baroque composer Anna Bon and a variety of contemporary works.
Harwood Museum of Art

December 11 – February 4, 2018
Members Open
Encore Gallery
Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

Calendar of activities, events, programs and exhibitions compiled by Taos Arts Council.

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