The collection focuses on art created in, inspired by, or relevant to northern New Mexico, and includes nearly 5,000 works of art spanning a period from the late 18th century to the present. Early 20th Century and Taos Society of Artists are well represented.
Associated with the University of New Mexico, the collection provides a unique record of the Taos community's rich multicultural heritage and its role in the development of seminal American art.
Part portraiture, part collage created with consumer “waste” collected in forty countries
Artwork in glass, on canvas and on paper
Museum wide showing of art from pioneering women
Immersive installation of patterned paper and scrolls
Artworks created directly on the walls feature women as Native American warriors
New collage work asks, What is real or appears so but isn’t?
3-D relief created with small tumbleweed twigs
Series of works created on closet doors explore ancestral heritage