Help Preserve & Promote the Arts in Taos

For nearly one hundred years, the Harwood Museum of Art has been a center for arts and culture in northern New Mexico. The generous contributions of our sponsors, partners, members, and volunteers, people just like you, are a crucial part of our ability to continue to  inspire a thriving creative community connected through excellence in the arts..

Your charitable donations provide vital support for our exhibitions, fund educational programs, and enable us to offer free days to our local community. Your contributions will ensure that visitors enjoy art created by Taos artists for the next hundred years.

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Red poppies in front of Harwood Museum
Alyce Frank, Grand Canyon #5, Oil on linen, 43 1/8 x 67 1/2 in. Gift of the Artist. Harwood Museum of Art Collection. Object 1998.0020.0000.

In Memory of Alyce Frank

Alyce took up painting around the age of 40 and became known for her bold, colorful landscape paintings. Self-proclaimed as a ‘Taos Expressionist,’ Alyce often covered her canvases with a signature bright red background…

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Cash donations to the Harwood are made through the University of New Mexico Foundation which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Your gift may be tax-deductible.
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Attend Fundraising Events

,,We have a variety of exclusive fundraising events throughout the year, like our famous annual Bash. Learn about annual art auctions and events for our 2023 Centennial celebration.
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Become a Member

Harwood Museum members help support the museum and get exclusive benefits like discounts in our museum store, invitations to exhibition openings and special events.
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Share your love of art with the community by volunteering at the Harwood. We rely on our volunteers to help us with events and our educational and docent programs.
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Your Gifts Allow Us To:

• Care for the Collection
• Support Educational Programs
• Maintain our Registered Historic Adobe Building
• Provide Free Community Days
• Produce World Class Exhibitions

Mystery Horse at Taos by Fritz Holder

Fritz Scholder, Mystery Horse at Taos, 1978, Color lithograph on Arches buff paper with deckle edge, Overall: 14 15/16 x 22 3/8 in. (37.9 x 56.9 cm), Gift of Romona Scholder

Remember the Harwood in Your Will

Many of our donors and sponsors generously donate to the museum through their wills.

To inquire further about art gifts or remembering Harwood in your will, please contact us at

Donate Gifts of Art

The Harwood Museum of Art’s permanent collection focuses on art created in, inspired by, or relevant to northern New Mexico and Taos’ rich art history. We welcome donations of works of art that advance our mission and improve our collection.

Works submitted for consideration as gifts to the permanent collection are reviewed by the Director, Collections Manager, and the Harwood Collections Committee with final approval by the Harwood Governing Board. Contributions of art may be tax-deductible as allowed by law.