April 13, 2021 Taos, New Mexico

The Harwood Museum of Art

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Programs for Adults. The Harwood presents a variety of programs for adults including Lecture Series, Gallery Talks, Special Art History Programs, concerts with the Taos Chamber Music Group, Docent Programs, Studio Art workshops, film series,  jazz, and other worldly music concerts.

Lecture Series - are designed to complement exhibitions, or topics related to the Museum's collection.

 Gallery Talks - an informal program, usually held directly in the galleries, providing an opportunity to look closely at works in exhibits. Gallery talks are led by the Harwood Museum's curator, guest curators, and occasionally artists. This is not a formally seated program, museum benches are used for better physical and visual access to the artworks.

Art History Programs - These programs are focused multi-session programs that explore different topics in art history, led by a special guest instructor. Past programs have focused on American Art History, Regional Art Topics, and Marginalized Artists.

Art Classes & Workshops - The Harwood offers studio art classes for adults, ranging from in-depth multi-day programs to more casual drop in workshops.

Tours Offered

General Tour - An introduction to the collection
This one-hour tour focuses on different themes - exploring the variety of artistic expression and how art is the physical manifestation of the human experience. This tour is conducted as an interactive dialogue between the docent and participants.

Focused Tours - The Harwood offers tours on special exhibitions as well as focused tours on specific galleries including the Agnes Martin Gallery, The Taos Society of Artists, The Taos Moderns, Hispanic Religious Art and Decorative Art. We are also able to customize a tour to your group's interests, needs and areas of studies.

College/University Tours - The Harwood welcomes college and university students and classes. University of  New Mexico classes receive free admission, and are encouraged to visit the Museum at any time. To find out about special student tour rates for other colleges and universities or to schedule a visit contact education department.

To Arrange a Tour - Tours need to be booked two weeks in advance, a tour rate of $8 per person is available when pre-booked. There is no extra fee for a docent.  Contact education@harwoodmuseum.org.