In 1997, the Harwood Museum underwent a major 1.5 million dollar renovation project, expanding from two to seven galleries. The Museum continues to serve as a valuable resource for the region with its exhibition program and its growing permanent collection, and by providing a research facility for many scholars, educators, authors and students.
The Harwood Museum Art of the University of New Mexico preserves collections and exhibits historic and contemporary art and culture of the Taos region. The Museum stimulates learning, creativity and research for the Taos community and all who share an interest in art, while reinforcing the University’s academic mission. The Harwood Museum of Art presents the Taos art to the world and world art to Taos.