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Honoring Native American Heritage Month, the Taos Pueblo Gallery opened to the public on November 20, 2021 as a semi-permanent exhibition. It highlights the cultural lifeways and artistic achievements of the people of Taos Pueblo.

Taos Pueblo, named Tuah-Tah in the Tiwa language, is a Native American community located here in the Taos Valley. A federally recognized tribe, Taos Pueblo, the Place of the Red Willows, maintains its unique identity through culture, tradition, language, and government. Established over a thousand years ago, the people have survived through multiple layers of European conquest. Today, the village continues to flourish and maintain their identity as an Indigenous community. Upholding their community, the decision to close to the public, at this time, has been made to ensure the continuation of the people.

The Millicent Rogers Museum is working with Taos Pueblo to continue to tell the story of its people through this gallery, as the museum holds a fine collection of Taos Pueblo art. We also partner on the annual Taos Pueblo Artists Winter Showcase held at the museum every March. It was no question when Taos Pueblo decided to close to the public that the museum would collaborate on this project to continue the initiative.

 

 

(Pottery figurine) Sharon Dryflower Reyna (Taos Pueblo), Woman Figurine, 2001, micaceous clay

Gift of Paul Peralta-Ramos, MRM 2003.003.007

 

(Top painting) Juan Mirabal (Taos Pueblo), North Side, Taos Pueblo, 1960, painting on board

Gift of Brad & Fran Taylor, MRM 2014.008.038