Fine art

Taos Art Museum director steps down

V. Susan Fisher took over museum at the Fechin Home in January 2012


V. Susan Fisher has stepped down from her position as Executive Director and Curator of the Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, according to a Sunday (Dec. 10) press release.

Fisher took over the museum in January 2012. "With her guidance, the Museum's visitor base has grown to become the largest and most diverse in its history, experiencing record audiences for exhibitions, and enthusiastic response to rewarding new programs and community outreach," the release states, adding, "The Board of Directors is proud and grateful for the accomplishments of the Museum during Susan's tenure."

The release gives no reason for Fisher's departure.

On Dec. 22, the museum will begin winter hours, Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Regular hours will resume in March 2018.

"During the winter months, the board and administrative leadership will continue to provide programming, and will also carry out some routine maintenance to the historic Fechin House and Studio," the release continues.

The Taos Art Museum at Fechin House is located at 226 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. For more information, call (575) 758-2690 or visit