Taos Sights

Taos Art Museum and Fechin House

  • 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte Map It
  • Plaza and Vicinity
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

The interior of this extraordinary adobe house, built between 1927 and 1933 by Russian émigré and artist Nicolai Fechin, is a marvel of carved Russian-style woodwork and furniture. Fechin constructed it to showcase his daringly colorful paintings. The house now contains the Taos Art Museum, which showcases a rotating collection of some 600 paintings by more than 50 Taos artists, including founders of the original Taos Society of Artists, among them Joseph Sharp, Ernest Blumenschein, Bert Phillips, E. I. Couse, and Oscar Berninghaus.

Sight Information

Address:

227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, New Mexico, 87571, United States

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Phone:

575-758–2690

Sight Details:

  • $8; 5-museum Museum Association of Taos combination ticket, $25
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–5 (reduced hrs in winter; call first)

Published 07/22/2015

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