Events in Taos (and Beyond)

February 26, 2017

Art and Cultural Goings-On in Taos and Northern New Mexico

The BeyondTaos Art Calendar is an aggregation of website content from Harwood Museum of Art, Taos Center for the Arts, and
SOMOS, all in Taos, New Mexico. Additional content comes from submissions by regional galleries, theater groups, and artists.

Saturday, September 16, 2017
Youth Art Inspired by the Environment
HIGH ROAD VILLAGES: Carson Nat'l Forest District Office in Peñasco , 10-5:00pm daily; Ends September 24, 2017; Young artists living along the High Road to Taos are showing new, original work illustrating the importance of healthy river habitat.

Saturday, September 16, 2017
20th Annual High Road Art Tour, first weekend
HIGH ROAD VILLAGES: The High Road to Taos, from Sipapu to Chimayo, 10-5:00pm; Ends September 24, 2017; Visit over 40 artists in their studios & homes. See painting, sculpture,jewelry,pottery,weavings, wood crafts, retablos and more.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Enchanted Lands Soundscape Journey
TAOS: FaraHNHeight Fine Art Gallery, 7-9:00pm; Enchanted Lands Soundscape Journey is a musical/media event that captures the beauty of New Mexico through Music and Mix Media!

Friday, September 22, 2017
Ollie Bell Pop-up Projection Installation
TAOS: 111 and 113 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, from 7:00pm; Ends September 23, 2017; Ollie Bell improvises a video projection installation in two empty storfronts on the main drag.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Opening: Taos Open Exhibition
TAOS: Guadalupe Church Gym, 5-8:00pm; Taos Fall arts Festival's comprehensive exhibit of work by contemporary Taos artists.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Aspencade Arts & Crafts Fair
RED RIVER: Red River Conference Center; Ends September 24, 2017; Browse along booths of hand-crafted items while you enjoy delicious food and live entertainment at Red River Folk Festival.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Opening reception: Jivan Lee and James Pringle Cook
TAOS: Heinley Fine Arts, 5-8:00pm; The gallery's Fall Arts exhibition features new landscape paintings by Jivan Lee and James Pringle Cook.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Opening: Walt Gonske Retrospective
TAOS: Taos Art Museum at the Fechin House, 4-6:00pm; A comprehensive exhibition of 40 paintings spanning the period from 1974 to the present, landscapes of the Southwest.

Friday, September 22, 2017
43rd Annual Taos Fall Arts Festival
TAOS: Throughout Taos; Ends October 1, 2017; Featuring Taos most comprehensive art shows of the year - Taos Select and Taos Open.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Children’s Theatre production of Thousand Cranes
FARMINGTON: Henderson Fine Arts Center, Farmington, Fri/Sat-7pm, Sun-2pm; Ends September 24, 2017; True story of Sadako Saski who was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiorshima and at 14 got leukemia from the bombing, in a journey to heal herself by folding a thousand origami cranes. Sadako folds hundreds of beautiful, colorful paper

Friday, September 22, 2017
BARBARELLA - 35mm Film Bash
TAOS: Taos Center for the Arts: Taos Community Auditorium; A voluptuous space agent romps through 41st century space -- in 35mm on the BIG Screen

Saturday, September 23, 2017
The Paseo Party on the Plaza
TAOS: Taos Plaza (and adjacent alleyways), 7-11:00pm; The Paseo Project brings fire and monsters to the heart of Taos. Video artist Motomichi, fire artist Jamie Vaida, and Silent Disco. Free. All ages.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
20th Annual High Road Art Tour, second weekend
HIGH ROAD VILLAGES: The High Road to Taos, from Sipapu to Chimayo, 10-5:00pm; Ends September 24, 2017; Visit over 40 artists in their studios & homes. See painting, sculpture,jewelry,pottery,weavings, wood crafts, retablos and more.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Walk-in Printmaking workshop
TAOS: The Stables Gallery of TCA, 10-4:00pm; Pressing On 7 exhibition of work by 21 printmakers. Try your hand and learn from the artists. More information: Jennifer 575-776-8319

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Open House and Art Show featuring Shera Maher
TAOS: The Body Shop in Cabot Plaza on Kit Carson Rd, 4-9:00pm; Open house at The Body Shop (Julia Fernandez de Maez, proprietor) featuring new oil paintings by Shera Maher. Music, entertainment

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Fall Equinox Artist Reception: Ladies Night
TAOS: ORALE! Gallery, 7-10:00pm ; Celebrating the Women of ORALE! Gallery and the Taos fall art season. Pin-Up Girl Contest, Live Music, Food

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Opening: Photos from Cuba by David Smith-Soto
TAOS: David Anthony Fine Art on Kit Carson Rd., 4-7:00pm; "Havana Hallelujah: From Hardscrabble Reality to a Vision in a Dream” presents street photography of David Smith-Soto, who is renowned for his intimate familiarity with the Cuban city

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Artist reception: Joseph Riggs
TAOS: FaraHNHeight Fine Art Gallery, 1-5:00pm; Riggs' newest works and his largest to date, 6x4-foot float-framed watercolors honoring the Fall Equinox.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Nocturne Variations film screening
TAOS: Manzanita Market on North Plaza, 7:30-9:30pm; These films were a part of the Nocturne Variations multi-media show, which was inspired by John Biscello’s novel of the same name.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Harvest Wine Festival
FARMINGTON: Wines of the San Juan, Blanco NM; Ends September 24, 2017; The harvest season comes alive with music, art show, food and the great grape stomp.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
John Dunn Shops Grand Block Party
TAOS: John Dunn Walkway and Bent Street, 5-8:00pm; A great place to regroup during the Paseo Party on the Plaza, catch a bite to eat and unwind while browsing the locally owned businesses of this open air pedestrian mall.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Medicine Paint Live featuring Jay Smiley and Orlando Allison
TAOS: Taos Plaza, 7:00am-5:00pm; Dine artist Jay Smiley and Hopi artist Orlando Allison will be live painting a fire organ in the Plaza during farmers market.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
SoDo Open Studios
TAOS: 1022 Reed Street, 1-6:00pm; Ten artists, three generations open their studios to the public.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Group show opening: Solace in Sanctuary
TAOS: Wilder Nightingale Fine Art, 5-7:00pm; Fall Arts all gallery themed show. Artwork featuring New Mexico moradas, churches, cemeteries and more.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Lecture: Take A Detour from Route 66 with Mark Henderson
TAOS: Mural Room of Historic County Courthouse, 2:00pm; Imagining the Spanish Trail: Pueblo de Los Angeles to Fernando de Taos. Presented by Taos Arts Council.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Paseo artist talk: Motomichi
TAOS: Harwood Museum of Art:

Artist Statement:
While growing up in Japan as a child I used to imagine that there were monsters everywhere. They could be hiding anywhere or in anything in the house and could be enormously huge or microscopically small lurking in plain sight.....
This event is free with admission (Free to Members). 

www.motomichi.com/


Saturday, September 23, 2017
35mm Film Bash: BAMBI -- Free Screenings!
TAOS: Taos Center for the Arts: Taos Community Auditorium; Disney's beloved beautiful classic tearjerker in 35mm, on the BIG Screen, and FREE!

Saturday, September 23, 2017
BLAZING SADDLES - 35mm Film Bash
TAOS: Taos Center for the Arts: Taos Community Auditorium; Mel Brooks gives you the laughs you've been needing -- in 35mm and on the BIG Screen

Saturday, September 23, 2017
BARBARELLA - 35mm Film Bash
TAOS: Taos Center for the Arts: Taos Community Auditorium; A voluptuous space agent romps through 41st century space -- in 35mm on the BIG Screen

Sunday, September 24, 2017
Writers and Poets Resist on the 4th Sunday of each month, 4-6 pm
TAOS: SOMOS: SOMOS - 108-B Civic Plaza Drive, Taos, NM Join Writers and Poets reading to resist, 4 -6 pm, on the fourth Sunday of each month



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