'Peace in Pilar' and is part of Angela Marinari's Northern New Mexico landscape series. Join the artists for a July 4th Freedom Celebration at Taos Artist Collective, 106A Paseo del Pueblo Norte, where Angela will be outside demonstrating alcohol inks on a variety of substrates from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

'Also, beginning Friday (July 2) and extending through the weekend inside our beautiful newly updated gallery, we are presenting Angela's 2021 landscape series of original works as our first featured-artist opening since 2019,' according to press materials; half-off sale on all 4x6 and 5x7 original inks (matted or framed). For more info, call 575-751-7122 or taosartistcollective.com. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Merce Mitchell of Vortexyarns

is the current featured artist in the ongoing Paseo Annex Window Series from July 1 through Aug. 30. The Annex Window Series is a year-round rotating exhibit of local artist installations in vacant building storefronts. On the heels of the successful collaboration with Windows on the Future, The Paseo Project is excited to partner with the Town of Taos in bringing art to the streets. Contact Merce, email mercemitchell@hotmail.com, Instagram@Vortexyarns, visit vortexyarns.com, call 575-770-1199; or paseoproject.org.

Final Week of TCC Member Show

Taos Ceramics Center's show of more than 25 ceramic artists comes to a close Saturday (July 3). If you have not seen it, don't miss your last opportunity to do so. Thursday thru Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 114 Este Es Road Phone 575-758-2580 for more info or see taosceramics.com.


Independence Day. Museum and store open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m.- 5p.m. with free admission for Taos County Residents on Sundays. Members-Only Sale in progress. Tax-free shopping; save 20 percent in museum store. Shop in-store or online. Curbside delivery available, call the store to schedule. The Museum Store seeks quality consignments - all 575-758-4316 or email storemanager@millicentrogers.org.


Artes de Descartes XXI calls artists working in all recycled mediums: cloth, paper, wood, metal, glass, plastic etc. for the 21st annual juried, recycled art show. Entry deadline Aug. 2, 5 p.m. View prospectus at whollyrags.org or send SASE to: Wholly Rags PO Box 1051 Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557, or stop by Wholly Rags, 1337 Gusdorf Road, Suite L in Taos. For information, call Melissa 575-751-9862.

Openings for Dynamic women's book club, meeting in mornings, second Tuesdays monthly. If interested call Ann at 970-381-6377.

Ammann Gallery in the John Dunn Shops off Bent Street in Taos calls for one new member artist. All mediums considered. Commitment includes working one day a week in the gallery. Visit Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with images to meet with Susan, the owner. Next to Bent Street Deli. For more information, call 575-758-7450.


The Secret Life of Plants and Other Adventures. Photographs by Taos artist and designer Gail Russell on exhibit through Aug. 31, 9 a.m-3 p.m. at The Farm House Cafe & Bakery, 1405 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, El Prado. Free. Call 575-776-8474.

Dirk Herrman: Time Standing Still' is on view through July at MAGPIE Gallery, 218 Paseo de Pueblo Norte. Call 781-248-0166.

Michelle Cooke: White Light. A mini-overview of a restless pursuit to exploit the potential of light, 1-5 p.m., through July 4, at Bareiss Gallery, 15 State Road 150, Taos. Free. Call 575-776-2284.

'Michio Takayama: Three Decades in Taos' and newly framed works by Beatrice Mandelman are on view at 203 Fine Art, 1335 Gusdorf Road, Taos. Email art@203finart.com; 203fineart.com, or 575-751-1262.

'Southwest Modernism' is an exhibit of contemporary paintings of Southwest themes by Joseph Riggs, at Taos Artist Collective, 106A Paseo del Pueblo Norte. Contact, Lois Fernandez, 575-770-9950, tactaos@gmail.com or taosartistcollective.com.

Taos Watercolor Society's new exhibit at the Taos Country Club continues through December 2021. View the work and marvel at the vistas, Taos Country Club patio, County Road 110. Contact, Diana Smith, 575-224-0062.

Harwood Museum exhibits include "Santo Lowride: Norteño Car Culture and the Santo Tradition"; and 'In the Sliver of the Sun,' featuring Bosnian-Herzgovinian artist Maja Ruznic's paintings through Sept. 26. Harwood Museum, 238 Ledoux Street. Contact 575-758-9826 or museumfoundation.org.

Taos Art Museum at Fechin House. Current exhibit: "Through the Eyes of Fechin." Open Tuesdays thru Sundays, noon-4 p.m., at 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. Call 575-758-2690 or see taosartmuseum.org.

Taos Historic Museums (The Blumenschein Home and Museum and Hacienda de los Martinez) are now open daily, Monday- Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday noon - 5 p.m. For more info 575-758-0505, email info@taoshistoricmuseums.org; taoshistoricmuseums.org.

- Compiled by Virginia Clark

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