Director's Perspective

Millicent Rogers

Millicent Rogers
I've been working with the museum's Curator of Collections, Carmela Quinto, this week on a new exhibit called Icon, American Style.  The exhibit ...

The Museum is Now Open Seven Days a Week!

The Museum is Now Open Seven Days a Week!
Pictured here are eight of the ten staff members of the Millicent Rogers Museum:  from left to right, Maintenance Manager Leonardo Ortiz, Curator...

17th Annual Miniatures Show and Sale Award Winners

17th Annual Miniatures Show and Sale Award Winners
Sunflowers by Melinda Littlejohn 2019 People's Choice Award for 2-D $1,200 Flowered Arrow by FJ Scott 2019 People's Choice Award for 3-D SOLD Ch...

Chaco Choco

Chaco Choco
Image courtesy of Caroline Jean Fernald We are very excited to welcome University of New Mexico Southwest archaeologist Dr. Patricia Crown to the ...

Manko (Come Eat)!

Manko (Come Eat)!
We invite you to join Heritage Inspirations, Taos Pueblo, and the Millicent Rogers Museum for an authentic evening to experience and taste Taos he...

Turquoise Gala

Turquoise Gala
Our 2019 Turquoise Gala will be held at El Monte Sagrado here in Taos on the evening of Saturday, August 3.  Be sure to save the date for this ...

17th Annual Miniatures Show and Sale

17th Annual Miniatures Show and Sale
  "Taos Light" by Chris Morel Each year, the museum puts out an open call for all Taos County artists to submit works for this popular annual e...

The Millicent Rogers Museum has a brand new look!

The Millicent Rogers Museum has a brand new look!
Our new logo is inspired by the mountains, mesas, and rivers that surround the museum.

Another Incredible Year!

Another Incredible Year!

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 Museum in Taos by the Taos News and are ranked as the best museum to visit in Taos on Trip Advisor.

Turquoise Tab Necklace Back on View

Turquoise Tab Necklace Back on View

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.

A Special Thank You

A Special Thank You
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 premier museums of Southwest art and culture in the nation.

Southwest Seminars Lecture

Southwest Seminars Lecture

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. My presentation will cover the history of trade between Mesoamerica and the Southwest and how these cross-cultural connections are evident in art from the prehistoric and historic periods.