Taos, New Mexico, is a charming city in the high desert of northern Arizona, bounded by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The town is famous for its multi-story adobe complex, the “Pueblo” of Taos. Native Americans lived in this area for centuries. Artists have long made Taos their home, and there are numerous museums and galleries in the area. Two of the best-known are the Taos Art Museum and the Harwood Museum of Art.
If you’re into antiques, then visit Camino Real Imports. This emporium has the largest collection of Oaxacan miniatures outside of the city of Oaxaca. It also has a huge collection of hand-painted pots. When we visited, Tanya was the manager. She is extremely knowledgeable about the merchandise and has a knack for finding unique pieces. She also offers online shopping, with everything from handcrafted jewelry to fine art.
To explore the region’s arts and crafts, tourists should take the “High Road” from Taos. This road will take you to Chimayo and the surrounding areas. You’ll find award-winning local art at a number of galleries. In addition, you can visit the historic Santuario de Chimayo, a 19th century church that draws pilgrims every year. You can also enjoy the local food, crafts, and pottery at a farmers market on Saturdays.
If you’re visiting Taos for business purposes, you’ll also want to check out its art galleries. Many Taos businesses have online stores, where you can purchase unique local products. There are plenty of art galleries in the town, and you can shop for fine art and organic natural cosmetics. A visit to these shops is sure to leave you feeling inspired. The town’s museums are the perfect way to make the most of your trip.
The Historic Taos Inn is the place to go if you’re in town for a business meeting. The inn was built in 1936, and many famous people came here for business. Its galleries and museums showcase the work of artists from around the world. The town’s thriving art scene also has great skiing. You can even take classes in stone carving and welding. It is a must-do when visiting Taos.
There are a few art galleries in Taos. The Taos Art Museum is housed in a former house of Nicolai Fechin. This museum is dedicated to preserving the town’s artistic heritage. It has more than 300 artworks, many of which were created by the famous local artist. In addition to the museum’s collection, the Taos Arts Center also hosts exhibitions of the work of other local artists.
The town of Taos is a general law municipality in southern New Mexico. The town has a Mayor/Council form of government and a Town Manager. The town’s history dates back to August 29, 1540, when the Capitan Hernando Alvarado was part of the first expedition to the Americas. Today, the town’s history is rich in folklore. The town was first settled by the Spanish in 1640. The first permanent inhabitants arrived in Taos in this area were Franciscan missionaries.