pecha kucha taos

What is Pecha Kucha?

PechaKucha (Japanese: ペチャクチャ, IPA: [petɕa kɯ̥tɕa], chit-chat) is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total). The format, which keeps presentations concise and fast-paced, powers multiple-speaker events called PechaKucha Nights.

Taos’ own creatives present 20 slides in 20 seconds at this favorite, almost always sold-out event! Pecha Kucha night, now in over 900 cities worldwide , was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. Taos Pecha Kucha nights are organized by Richard Spera and Matt Thomas, a Taos local and founder of the PASEO Project in Taos.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at the TCA office behind Caffe Renato Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm or by calling (575)758-2052 during those hours.

Upcoming Taos Pecha Kucha:

When: September 16, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Taos Community Auditorium | 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
Tickets: Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance by calling (575)758-2052 Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm or at the TCA office behind Donabe during those same hours.

Volume 28.

Pecha Kucha Night Taos returns with the artist-filled night of local, national, and international creatives sharing their work with the community. Featuring writers, architects, designers, installations artists in a variety of media’s, this annual edition is sure to inspire.  Taos Pecha Kucha

The scheduled presentations include (in no particular order):

Anna Novakov: art historian, critic, educator, and curator

Parker Jennings: PASEO 2018 artist

David Vedoe: Taos Fall Arts Festival poster artist

Marshall James Kavanaugh: PASEO 2018 Partnering artist

Cindy Atkins: Taos Art Museum at Fechin House.

Jason Culbertson: architect and graphic designer

Molly Bell: architect

CHiKA: PASEO 2018 artist

Erin Elder: curator PASEO 2018 “We are Space in Time”

Hugo Cifre, Espacio Nube: PASEO 2018 artist

Julie Lake: Studio 238 @ Harwood Museum of Art featured artist

Videos of Past Presentations:

View more Taos Pecha Kucha videos here


Art in Taos

From the early Pueblo potters and Hispanic Santos carvers, the Taos Society of Artists, the Taos Six and the present day Paseo, Taos’ history and legacy is all about Art.

The Paseo Outdoor Art Festival

September 14 & 15, 2018
The Paseo Project is a free Art Festival held annually in Taos featuring national and international installation artists.

Paseo à deux

Inspired and inspiring, these two remarkable members of our vibrant Art Community, Agnes Chavez and J Matthew Thomas have gifted Taos.

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