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taos visionaries: events 2016

Here is a sampling of events and exhibitions that illustrate “Taos Visionaries, Past and Present.”

August 19-October 15
Taos and Beyond: Open Studio Tours in northern New Mexico Showcase sampler of tours in Taos, Pilar, Rio Costilla, High Road Arts Tour, Moreno Vallery/Angel Fire, OCHO/Questa and El Rito.
Taos Arts Council at Taos Town Hall

August 22-October 1, Opening reception September 2, 5:00-7:00pm
Los Tres Vigiles: Veloy, Dan and Michael, Two Generations Multimedia Show
Veloy Vigil Fine Arts Gallery,107 Morado Lane (corner of Kit Carson Rd. & Morada Lane)

August 27-December 31
Crossing Paths: Beadwork from the Millicent Rogers Museum and E. Irving Couse Collections
Millicent Rogers Museum

September 23-October 18, Artist reception September 23, 5:00-7:00pm
A TAOS Invitational
Total Arts Gallery

September 23-October 2
Taos Fall Arts Festival featuring over 250 new works by Taos County artists, including the 2016 Visionary/Innovative Artist awards.
Various locations in Taos historic district.

September 29-October 2, October 6-9, Thursdays-Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays, 2:00pm
Taos OnStage presents The Clean House, a play by Sarah Ruhl
Metta Theatre

September 30
Taos Pueblo San Geronimo Day
Experience this centuries-old feast day with footraces, open air market featuring Native American arts and crafts, and ceremonial pole climbing. No cameras.
Taos Pueblo

September 30-November 30, opening reception October 1, 5:00-7:00pm
Colcheras de Taos: The History of Spanish Colonial Colcha Making in Taos exhibition
Hacienda de los Martinez

September 30-October 1
Taos Environmental Film Festival (Taos Fall Arts Festival)
Taos Community Auditorium

October 1, 10am-12pm
H. Lawrence in New Mexico Docent Tour
D.H. Lawrence Ranch Alliance

October 1, 1:00pm
Taos Art on Saturdays (TAOS): artist’s demonstration in Fechin Studio
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

October 1, 2:00pm
“Ladies of the Canyons” lecture by Leslie Poling-Kempes
Taos County Historical Society.org at Kit Carson Co-op Boardroom

October 1, 3:00-5:00pm
Open House: Pottery Demonstration by Pueblo artist Autumn Borts-Medlock
“Visionaries in Clay: Pueblo Pottery Past and Present” exhibition (Saturdays through October 29)
Couse Sharp Historic Site Home and studios of two of the Taos Society of Artists founders

October 1-2
Taos Wool Festival
taoswoolfestival.org
Kit Carson Park

October 1-2, 7:30pm Saturday, 2:00pm Sunday
Taos OnStage presents The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
Metta Theatre, El Prado

October 3, 7:00pm
Travelling Poets – Marshall Kavanaugh
SOMOS

October 6-January 15, 2017
“Scenes from the Rosy-Fingered Dawn,” Hank Brussleback solo exhibition
Encore Gallery at Taos Center for the Arts

October 6-9, 7:30pm Thurs-Sat, 2:00pm Sunday
Taos OnStage presents The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
Metta Theatre, El Prado

October 6, 6:00-8:00pm
Comanches and Genízaros in Taos
Harwood Museum of Art-SMU/UNM Fall lectures

October 7-8
SOMOS Storytelling Festival
SOMOS and the TCA

October 7-9, ticketed reception October 7, 5:30-8:00pm
Fall for Antiques Show and Sale, regular admission Oct. 8-9
Millicent Rogers Museum

October 7-November 11, Opening reception October 7, 5:00-7:00pm
“Watercolor Seasons: A Taos Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition”
Blumenschein Museum

October 8, 2016-May 21, 2017, free public opening October 8, 10am-5pm
Continuum: Light, Space & Time
Harwood Museum of Art

October 8, 10:00am
Met Live in HD “Tristan und Isolde” byWagner
Taos Center for the Arts

October 8, 1:00pm
“Ghosts of Taos” by Melody Elwell Romancito, Friends of the Taos Public Library lecture series
Taos Public Library

October 15-16, 10:00am-3:00pm
Poetry Workshop, “Reading Deeply, Writing Deeply” by Veronica Golos
SOMOS

October 17, 7:00pm
Open Mic hosted by Ron Stock
SOMOS

October 19, 5:30-6:30pm
Learning the Collections: Gallery Talk
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

October 20, 6:00-8:00pm
The Colonial Indo-Hispano Landscape
Harwood Museum of Art-SMU/UNM Fall lectures

October 21, 7:00pm
Cathy Strisik poetry reading and book launch for “The Mistress”
Mabel Dodge Luhan House

October 22, 11:00am
Met Live in HD “Don Giovanni” by Mozart
Taos Center for the Arts

October 22-23, 10:00am-3:00pm
Poetry Workshop, “Reading Deeply, Writing Deeply,” by Veronica Golos
SOMOS

October 22-23, 9:00am-5:00pm
Nature Writing workshop, by Jim O’Donnell
SOMOS

October 29-30, 5:00pm
Taos Chamber Music Group presents Parting the Veil with violinist Laurie Carney
Harwood Museum of Art, Arthur Bell Auditorium

November 5, 11:00am
National Theatre Live’s production of “As You Like It”
Taos Center for the Arts

November 5, 2:00pm
“Bringing Bataan Home: New Mexico and the War in the Pacific” lecture by Elena Friott
Taos County Historical Society.org at Kit Carson Co-op Boardroom

November 10, 2016- February 6, 2017
“Deco West” Thom Wheeler, solo exhibition
Taos Center for the Arts at the Taos Inn

November 15, 1:00pm
Taos Art on Saturdays (TAOS): artist’s demonstration in Fechin Studio
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

November 16, 5:30-6:30pm
Learning the Collections: Gallery Talk
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

November 19, 11:00am
National Theatre Live’s production of “Skylight”
Taos Center for the Arts

December 2-11, 10:00am- 4:00pm
Holiday Nutcracker Market
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

December 3, 11:00am
National Theatre Live’s production (TBA)
Taos Center for the Arts

December 3
Holiday Fiesta, free day, activities for children
Millicent Rogers Museum

December 4, 12:00pm
Holiday Luncheon
Taos County Historical Society

December 10, 11:00am
Met Live in HD “L’Amour de Loin” by Saariaho
Taos Center for the Arts

December 10, 1:00-4:00pm
Poetry Workshop, “Writing Poems on Love and Sex” Cathy Strisik
SOMOS

December 12
Feast Day of Guadalupe
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

December 13-14, 6:00pm
TAOS ONSTAGE presents The Games’s Afoot by Ken Ludwig
Radio Play/Dinner Theatre
Taos Mesa Brewing

December 14, 5:30-6:30pm
Learning the Collections: Gallery Talk
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

December 16-24
Las Posadas
San Francisco de Asis (St. Francis of Assisi) Church

December 17-18, 5:00pm
Taos Chamber Music Group presents Schubert for the Season with pianist Gleb Ivanov
Harwood Museum of Art, Arthur Bell Auditorium

December 24
Procession of the Virgin Mary
Taos Pueblo

December 25
Deer or Matachinas Dance
Taos Pueblo

 

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