Tag Archives | UNM-Taos Arts Program

A busy time at UNM-Taos

April is always a busy time at UNM-Taos, and after functioning for ten years as an official Branch of the University of New Mexico, this year is no exception. The annual UNM-Taos Spring Arts Exhibition runs from Saturday, April 27 through Sunday, April 28 with an opening reception from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday at the […]

Pet projects

UNM-Taos Executive Director Dr. Kate O’Neill showed up last week with our new mascot, Jackson. After spending his early days at the animal shelter Jackson is a bit shy, but once he gets used to the halls of academe he’ll be a great help welcoming new students and perhaps even participating in this year’s fiesta […]

We’re all in this together

You hear a lot about collaboration these days. But at UNM-Taos it is more than the buzz word of the hour. With funding for education on life support and essential programs continuing to be scraped off the budget like barnacles off the underside of the ship of state, one begins to wonder where it will […]

Continuing our education

Continuing Education, or CE, is a concept that has changed over the years. Once the domain of the older generation, it generally refers to those courses that students take not for credit but for the love of learning. These courses are not exactly electives, but rather specialized classes that are designed to fit a specific […]

Springtime for the arts

CIRCLE OF SUPPORT Alexia Mellor had lived in England and France, upstate New York and Seattle by the time her mother Jan suggested she come to Taos for a visit. What started out as a two week vacation turned into a two year introduction into the world of the practicing artist. At 28 she took […]