Listed below are the primary Arts Organizations serving Taos and Northern New Mexico.

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Art Up Northern New Mexico
(formerly Moreno Valley Arts Council)
ArtUP Northern New Mexico is a not-for-profit membership organization committed to promoting the arts. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and depend upon multiple volunteers throughout the year to make our programs and events successful.

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Organization Type - 501 C 3


The Paseo Project
The PASEO Project’s mission is to transform art through community and community through art. The PASEO Project lives at the center of three primary values: Art, Education, and Community. Their annual festival, The PASEO, brings projection, installation, and performance art to the streets of Taos.

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Phone - 575-613-0601
Mailing Address - PO BOX 1075, Taos, NM 87571
Primary Contact - Matt Thomas
Organization Type - 501 C 3 (non-profit)
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Questa Creative Council
Questa Creative Council seeks to strengthen and sustain community enrichment and economic opportunities through arts, culture, history and education.

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Phone - 575-613-2433
Mailing Address - PO Box 1025, Questa, NM 87556
Primary Contact - Roger Harrington
Organization Type - 501 C 3


Taos Arts Council 

The mission of the Taos Arts Council (TAC) is to be an advocate for furthering creative expression and art appreciation throughout Taos County and Northern New Mexico with the goal of enhancing the quality of life in our communities.

To achieve its mission, the TAC will promote the awareness of artists and artisans of all disciplines as well as the region’s many venues for performance and exhibition; provide a common conduit for furthering the coordination of, and cooperation between, the many independent arts voices in the community; and champion all efforts to sustain an active, vibrant, and vital environment for the arts to flourish.

Phone - 575-224-2720
Mailing Address - P.O. Box 263, Taos, NM 87571
Primary Contact - Paul Figueroa, President
Organization Type - 501 C 3


Taos Artist Organization (TAO)
Established in 2008, TAO features top quality art and artists living and working in Taos County. TAO seeks to create a forum for visual artists and the greater community to inspire and promote the arts. We are inclusive and open to all.

Labor Day Studio Tour - Every Labor Day weekend since 2008, TAO artists, representing a broad swath of the visual arts, have opened their studios to the public. Studios are open 10-5 on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Labor Day Weekend.

TAO will hold its annual Labor Day Studio Tour Saturday September 2 through Monday September 4. Studios will be open from 10:00 to 5:00 daily.

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Mailing Address - P.O. Box 1294, Taos, NM 87571
Primary Contact - Scott Messick
Organization Type - 501 C 3
Availability - Instruction, Classes, Workshops, Commissions, Sales


Taos Gallery Association 
The Taos Gallery Association is a non-profit organization listing Taos Galleries, Museums and an Event Calendar. It also hosts the TAOS SPRING ARTS, Celebrating 35 Years • March 20 – June 21, 2018

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Phone - 575-758-3255
Mailing Address - Taos, NM 87571
Primary Contact - Rob Nightingale
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