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Caroline Jean Fernald
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The Millicent Rogers Museum has enjoyed yet another incredible year!  In 2017, we hosted fourteen exhibits and events including successful fundraisers, such as our Miniatures Show and Sale, Turquoise Gala, and Fall Travel Program.  We were awarded the Best ...
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Millicent Rogers' turquoise tab necklace is back on view at the museum.  It was recently on loan to the Albuquerque Museum for a special exhibit on the family of Leekya Deyuse, the creator of this amazing piece.  The necklace features 294 tabs of Cerritos a...
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In 1956, Millicent Rogers' youngest son, Paul Peralta-Ramos saved his mother's vast collection of Native American jewelry, pottery, textiles, and other Southwest artworks from the auction block and used these rare and significant works to found one of the p...
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On Monday, August 14th at 6 p.m., I will be giving a lecture as part of the Southwest Seminars series at the Hotel Santa Fe .  I presented similar talks earlier this year for the Taos Archeological Society and for the museum during last fall's Antiques Show...
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Over the weekend, I visited Chaco Culture National Historical Park , which, like Taos Pueblo , is an UNESCO World Heritage Site .  The majority of the site dates from 850-1250 and includes multiple ruined structures surrounding a small canyon.  These struct...
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Since its founding in 1956, the Millicent Rogers Museum has maintained a close relationship with Taos Pueblo , which I discussed in more detail in a previous post .  Millicent Rogers' youngest son, Paul Peralta-Ramos, founded the museum in memory of his mot...
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Many apologies to my readers! It's been a terribly long time since I last posted, but I have a good excuse for neglecting my blog.  I completed my Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma, and had to conserve my ability to write in a relatively coherent manner f...
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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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