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We will fill you in on what’s happening up here at 7200 ft and take you on tours of the studios, galleries and workshops of the most interesting artists and artisans who live and work here, into the salons, spas, boutiques, restaurants and bars that count.
This week, The Paseo Project hosts its first artist-in-residence, Laurelin Kruse, founder of the Mobile Museum of American Artifacts (MMoAA). Throughout the month of April, Kruse will take the Mobile Museum to 16 stops throughout Taos County, engaging the community through stories and oral histories embedded in everyday objects.
Located in the remote High Desert of New Mexico at an elevation of 7,200 feet above sea level, the poles which are two inches in diameter and around 20 feet high, are spaced 220 feet apart and have solid pointed tips that define a horizontal plane.Hard to get to, difficult to find.
Inspiration comes from nature, from “rocks and root pieces found in arroyos, tide tumbled fragments of coral on a beach, plant parts and geologic elements.” She says she likes to imagine that these pots might have been “unearthed in an archeological dig somewhere.”
April is usually a slow time up here in Taos, but not this year! WEED Day is an unofficial celebration dedicated to cannabis that is marked in various locations around the world every year. People gather to smoke or consume marijuana together, often using the occasion to push for the legalization of the drug.
Taos Film Day: New Mexico Voices is a celebration of film, storytelling, and media education which features a filmmakers forum, a panel of Indigenous women film makers and the prestigious Canon Awards. The New Mexico Film Foundation, New Mexico Women In Film, New Mexico Girls Make Movies, Canon and UNM Taos are all collaborating to make this possible.
As if providing the best playspace and toy shop for miles around was not enough, since taking on their non-profit status, Twirl has become a true force in our midst! Empowering the children of our community with knowledge gained via creativity and play, their 4th Annual Invent Event will take place on Saturday April 28th from 12 – 4pm at Enos Garcia Elementary School
We know better than anyone that wandering dozens of galleries, hiking and biking our jaw dropping trails and soaking in more than one thousand years of history can work up a serious appetite. Luckily, Taos is home to more than 60 independently-owned restaurants offering something for everyone, from the casual diner to the culinary connoisseur. .
Looking for a spring break getaway?Taos has it all, plus great weather, and when it comes to traveling with kids, this is as good as it gets, especially at this time of year. But chances are, you already know this and have your flight booked, lodging arrangements set, and are now counting the hours.