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ledoux street and guadalupe plaza

Ledoux Street Tucked away behind the plaza is a jewel of Taos. Ledoux Street is possibly one of

Map of Ledoux Street area

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the most colorful streets in Taos. This street is lined with traditional adobe shops, galleries, museums and studios and framed with established country flower gardens and wall murals. Plan a visit to the Bluemenschein Home and Museum and Harwood Museum of Art when discovering Ledoux Street. During Yuletide Ledoux Street hosts an annual event called The lighting of Ledoux where the streets are lined with glowing Farolitos.

The quaintness would be a New Mexico cliché if Ledoux weren’t so utterly unpretentious and real – a street where working artists have lived, made their art, and made their name for the last century.

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    First Friday Art Walk
    Join the First Friday's festivities with an Art Walk through the Historical Streets of Taos. Galleries are open late to welcome you.
    Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
    In 1801 construction started on an adobe church with a flat roof and walls three to four feet thick. From 1826 to 1857 it served as the local priest Padre Antonio Jose Martínez’s headquarters.
    The Harwood Museum of Art
    From the Taos Society of Artists to the Taos Moderns, from traditional Hispanic to Native American, experience the story of art in Taos.
    Linda Rauch Gallery
    Linda Rauch is an acrylic painter specializing in contemporary wildflower florals that have a touch of impressionism in them; as well as a style that Linda describes as hard edge fantasy - full of multiple patterns, shapes and bright color.
    Seldom Creek Ranch
    Representing Traditional Western Artists as well as exciting Contemporary and Abstract Artists. In the main Gallery you'll find the beautiful oils, watercolors, and prints of Buck Taylor, Andersen Kee, and Virgil Stephens.
    Other Stores on Ledoux Street and Guadalupe Plaza
    Additional businesses along Ledoux and Guadalupe include include Substance Woman's Boutique and Salon.
    Bella's Mexican Grill
    Voted #1 on Trip Advisor! Housed in the historic and lovingly restored Santistevan Hacienda, serves healthy, delicious, and imaginatively prepared Mexican and New Mexican dishes.
    Richard Alan Nichols Workshops
    With a rich foundation in traditional impressionism, this personable, internationally recognized artist schedules workshops and private classes throughout the year.
    Taos Art Supply
    Taos Art Supply, is in a 220-year-old building nestled between Ledoux Street and Ranchitos Road. Offering everything artists need to create their next masterpiece!
    Magic Tattoo
    Locally owned and operated in the heart of the Historical Diustrict of Ledoux Street. The owner, Dano, is a talented tattoo artist with the highest quality and standards.
    Other dining options on Ledoux and Guadalupe Streets
    Byzanthium, Stella's Italian
    Tres Estrellas
    Antique Navajo and Hispanic Textiles, New Mexican Furniture, Pottery, Antique Guns and Frontier Collectibles. Visit us in downtown Taos in the historic Ledoux Street District.
    Shree Yoga
    Shree Yoga Taos is a beautiful yoga studio in the heart of Taos with skilled teachers and a vibrant yoga community, our doors are open to everyone. Come in and leave smiling.
    Blumenschein Home & Museum
    Portions of the Blumenschein Home and Museum were built in 1797. Ernest Blumenschein, co-founder of the Taos Society of Artists, brought his family to the Taos in 1919. The artist and his family lived there for more than 40 years.
    El Gamal
    Vegetarians, rejoice! Middle Eastern vegetarian cuisine specialty items are made from scratch daily with the freshest ingredients locally available.
    Other Beauty Health and Wellness Businesses
    Other businesses around Ledoux Street and Guadalupe plaza include Salon Marjorie, Substance of Taos and Vapour Organic Beauty.
    Wumani Earth Native Sanctuary
    Sacred and Organic Hemp CBD Oils, Capsules, Bodycare, Honey and More! Wumaniti Hemp Clothing Line and the original Hemp Heroe Protein Bars, Buddha Bars, Heal Now Oil and Body Butter.
    Taos Leather
    We make Braided Leather Belts, Jewelry and Bolo-Cords at our store in Taos, NM We also carry fine handmade leather goods from craftspeople around the world.
    The Lighting of Ledoux
    The historic narrow Ledoux Street glows with the light from farolitos, luminarias and bonfires. Galleries, shops, and museums are open late, offering holiday food and drink. People gather around the fires and share their stories.
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