Harwood foundation


The first gallery of Taos, New Mexico, it was established in the early 1920s by Elizabeth Harwood, Paris trained artist, in memory of her artist husband, Bert Harwood. The couple had settled in Taos in 1918, and upon his death in 1923, she created on their home site the Foundation, which had a large exhibition gallery, library, studios and meeting room for use by Taos artists as well as the general public. Upon the death of Elizabeth Harwood, the University of New Mexico took over administration in accordance with her will. Source: Arrell Morgan Gibson, "The Santa Fe and Taos Colonies"