• Artes 2017

Taos Society of Artists' Catharine Critcher

Joseph Sharp. E. Irving Couse. W. Herbert Dunton. Ernest Blumenschein. O.E. Berninghaus. Bert Phillips. Anyone who knows of the founders of the famous Taos Society of Artists (TSA) has heard these …

Taos, as seen through Martin Shaffer's camera

Photographs are illustrative, undeniable records of family, friends, places and events that one day become an important part of history. From the 1940s to mid-1970s, one man was busy recording weddings, taking family portraits and snapping his camera's shutter around Taos.

Guardians of Norteño culture

Preservation of folkloric music and dance of the Southwest, particularly that of Northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, is one of the key cultural missions of Sociedad Protección …

Bridging the ancient with the contemporary

Once seeing Autumn Borts-Medlock’s signature design in pottery, it shouts out among all other Native American potters’ designs. Her curvilinear, art deco style is as unmistakable as a …

One door, two doors, three doors, blue doors

There is a long standing tradition in Taos of painting a front door blue. The color blue of doors and window frames next to the soft beige and flesh shades of adobe create a unique and striking …