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The museum commemorates the lives and art of all three artists – Ernest L. Blumenschein, Mary Shepherd Greene Blumenschein and their daughter Helen Greene Blumenschein.

The New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, has received a generous donation of artworks from Leonora (née Culbert) Welsher, a longtime New Jersey resident and New Mexico native.

There is no shortage of passionate, colorful and influential characters who have made their mark on Taos. If you're an art and history buff, then be sure to explore the following gems that helped solidify Taos as an art colony and a major player in frontier trading.

Mary Lyon, the spry receptionist of the Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, said the current exhibition of artist W. Herbert “Buck” Dunton is resounding.

As the winter solstice approaches and the days grow darker, light begins to take on a special significance. In Taos, community does, too. The month-long Yuletide in Taos celebration begins Friday (Dec. 4) as locals and visitors gather in Taos …

From left, artists Ernest L. Blumenschein, Mary Greene Blumenschein and Helen Greene Blumenschein with Ernest’s painting, ‘Ourselves and Taos Neighbors, Taos, New Mexico.’

Helen Blumenschein once commented on the challenges posed by three artists living together under one roof. While the art and life of Ernest Blumenschein has been the subject of a major book, little is known about those of his wife and daughter, Mary …

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The idea was Barbara Brenner’s. The granddaughter of Taos Society of Artists founder Oscar E. Berninghaus said she starting thinking about a way to help honor the society during its centennial celebration this year and remembered one of the …

Many will say the flood began with the “wagon wheel” incident. That’s the oft-told tale of how Eastern artists Ernest Blumenschein and Bert Phillips happened upon Taos after a wheel broke on their wagon while on a painting trip to Mexico in …

Any student of the local art scene knows how painters Bert Phillips and Ernest Blumenschein discovered Taos while on a painting excursion in 1898, and how their enthusiasm for this area became the foundation for what would later become known as the …