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Caroline Jean Fernald
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February can be the slowest time of year in Taos and especially here at the museum, but thanks to a bounty of snow in the ski valley, we've been busier than usual.  Our Crossing Paths: Beadwork from the MRM and E. Irving Couse Collections exhibit closed on ...

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Today is #givingtuesday in the non-profit world and an excellent opportunity to show support to your favorite charities and cultural institutions.  Taos has several excellent museums: the Couse-Sharp Historic Site, Taos Art Museum, the Harwood Museum, and T...

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This year, readers of the Taos News voted the Millicent Rogers Museum Store as the Second Best Place to Buy a Taos Souvenir --second only to Taos Pueblo.  We always recommend a trip to the Pueblo (and of course the MRM!) as an absolute must when visiting Ta...

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This weekend, the museum will host fourteen renowned art and antique dealers in our Fourth Annual Fall for Antiques Show and Sale .  Vendors will be traveling to the MRM from four different states, and will transform our galleries into mini-antique booths o...

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Various beaded items from the MRM and Couse collections Note the large tab bag in the upper left has only been half cleaned to demonstrate the difference before and after conservation work We recently opened a new exhibit at the museum, Crossing Paths: Bead...

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My last post focused on Summer Spinning , the Star York sculpture included in our live auction for our Turquoise Gala and how potential proceeds from the event could benefit our permanent collection of Southwestern textiles.  In addition to Star York's piec...

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Thanks to Star Liana York and the Sorrel Sky Gallery of Santa Fe, we will be featuring a lovely bronze sculpture called Summer Spinning at our Turquoise Gala  on August 20th.  This piece features a mother teaching her two young daughters how to spin and car...

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On August 20th, the Millicent Rogers Museum will be hosting our annual Turquoise Gala at the Sagebrush Inn in Taos.  This event is currently our main fundraiser for the year and will feature dinner, wine from Black Mesa Winery as well as a full bar, dancing...

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As noted in a few of my previous blog posts, we were very fortunate to have had numerous items from the Frank Waters estate donated to our upcoming Turquoise Gala.  I have written posts on a Rod Goebel portrait of Waters, a Dorothy Brett drawing , and a pai...

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In my first blog post , I discussed the pairing of a photograph of Millicent Rogers with a painting by Awa Tsireh in Millicent as Visionary , an exhibit dedicated to the parallels between Rogers' life and the vision of the museum. Awa Tsireh, also known as ...
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