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Harwood 100 Dialogues: Art, Tourism and Race Relations in Taos Revisited

November 16, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Harwood 100 Dialogues

Join scholar Sylvia Rodriguez for a look back at 40 years of research. This illustrated talk examines the relationship in Taos and Northern New Mexico between art, tourism, race, and ethnic identity, presenting it in a new light.

About Sylvia Rodriguez

Sylvia Rodriguez is a native Taoseña, professor emerita of anthropology and former director of the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies at UNM. She has conducted ethnographic research in Taos and northern New Mexico for over four decades and published books and articles about interethnic relations, tourism, ritual and identity, place, and conflict over land and water.

Image credit: Ernest Leonard Blumenschein, Ourselves and Taos Neighbors, c. 1940, oil on canvas, 41 x 50 in (104.1 x 127 cm). Stark Museum of Art, Orange, Texas. Partial Bequest of HJ. Lutcher Stark, 1965 and Partial Gift of Nelda C. Stary, 1973. 31.31.12.A.

This program is sponsored in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts.

FREE for Members | $5 Suggested Donation for General Admission 


November 16, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Harwood Museum of Art
238 Ledoux Street
Taos, NM 87571
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