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Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

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Address: 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 575-758-2690
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Description: Taos's newest museum, opened in 1994, has a collection of works by early...
Taos's newest museum, opened in 1994, has a collection of works by early members of the Taos Society of Artists never seen before by the public.
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Fascinating story!

We were so amazed at the incredible work that Fechin did in the 6 years he was in Taos. His woodworking expertise was incredible. The house was very forward thinking with large... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were so amazed at the incredible work that Fechin did in the 6 years he was in Taos. His woodworking expertise was incredible. The house was very forward thinking with large windows and large rooms. We spent 2 hours in his house and next door in his studio. We were fascinated by his story.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The house itself is worth the visit, very interesting structure. Make sure to watch the video so you can learn about the original owner and builder. The art spread around the house is great for appreciating the old way of life in Taos.

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Dallas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Fechin House is a worthy art museum in the making, with a small collection of paintings for view at this time. It promises to be a prominent museum of Southwest art, as the collection expands and the displays are developed throughout the Fechin home. As of May 2015, it is more of a home, built by a Russian artist... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This museum is housed in the house built by one of the "historic" artists of the area -- and it is worth the walk through the building just to admire the amazing wood carving incorporated into the building. Everything from the lintels to the wood doors is decorated with wonderful carving -- mostly done by Fechin himself. The art collection... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A wonderful relaxing little place, Russian artist Fechin's home turned into a museum: -fee -nearby free parking -in town -fabulous styling of the home and an abundance of super wood carvings done by the artist: cabinets, doorways, columns, etc. -paintings by Fechin, one of my favorite artists. I would have rated this place higher but there were SO few of... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The small, intimate museum gives one the opportunity to step into the world of one of Taos' most renowned artists. The paintings are very good, but what stands out is the hand carved woodwork throughout the home and the warm, creative atmosphere it creates . I walked out inspired by the work he created for his own home.

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

While living in Taos as a kid, we lived next door to the Fechin House, and all I could do was peer through the fence and wonder what the house was like. Upon the death of his ex-wife, Alexandria, the home was turned into a museum of Nicholi's work. The first time stepping into the house, you don;t know what... More 

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Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It is difficult to say which is more impressive, Fechin's stunningly masterful art or the amazing hand carved woodwork and house. This is one of my favorite museums anywhere.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Amazingly, this place is not listed at all in the AAA Tour Book for New Mexico. We found it on TripAdvisor and very glad we did. This is a very accessible house of an artist in Taos with interesting history, some lovely art, and loads of physical character. It doesn't take long to see, but is inspiring in its beauty.... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

this artist was one of the founding artistS of the Taos art colony. The museum is in his home and is not only filled with his artwork - drawings and paintings, but also with his wood carving. The whole ambience is amazing.

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Address: 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 575-758-2690
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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