La Luz de Taos - Gala 2024

Our Eighth Biennial Gala and Art Sale, La Luz de Taos 2024,
takes place June 14–15.

Key dates & events

- La Luz de Taos weekend tickets on sale now! Click icon to buy tickets with your credit card:

Fri Apr 12
- La Luz de Taos exhibition opens in the Lunder Research Center, CSHS
- exhibition website goes live
- Ballot sets available online for draw sale

Fri June 14
- Exhibition Reception, Art Preview, and Historic Site Open House

Sat June 15
- Gala & Art Sale, El Monte Sagrado Resort

Participating artists include

Tony Abeyta
Bill Acheff
Angela Babby
Mitch Baird
Autumn Borts-Medlock
Eric Bowman
Nocona Burgess
Chloé Marie  Burk
Arturo Chavez
S.M. Chavez
John Coleman
Nicholas Coleman
Glenn Dean
Josh Elliott
Phil Epp
Jody & Susan Folwell
Logan Maxwell Hagege
Brett Allen Johnson
Jerry Jordan
Joseph Kayne
Jivan Lee
John Lintott
Melinda Littlejohn
Gregory Lomayesva
Arthur Lopez
Leon Loughridge
Ira Lujan
Drew Macias
Mark Maggiori
Bernadette Marquez
Patricia Michaels
Paul Moore
Patrick McGrath Muñiz
Andrew Ortega
John Isaiah Pepion
Paige Pierson
Howard Post
Kevin Red Star
Ron Rencher
Andrew Roda
Eric Romero
Yellowbird Samora
Ed Sandoval
Billy Schenck
Jim Vogel
Nathanael Volckening
Scott Yeager

Your $275 purchases one ticket to the events and a set of ballots for the art sale. You can purchase multiple tickets by changing the quantity at checkout.

Each ticket includes:

• One full set of draw sale and secret-bid ballots

• Friday evening events at Couse-Sharp Historic Site
o La Luz de Taos exhibition closing reception
o Sale art preview
o Historic Site open house with docents in each room to interpret
o Hors d’oeuvres, wine, and beer
o Live music and dancing

• Saturday Gala at El Monte Sagrado Resort
o Draw sale and secret bid sale for exhibition art
o Trunk sale of select wearable art
o Array of light plates, wine, and beer
o Live music and dancing

When you click one of the links below to purchase, please also supply your preferred email address and mailing address so we can send you important location and scheduling details, solicit your RSVP for events, and ensure your nametag is accurate.

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• Entering an accurate email address and phone number is very important so we may contact you.
• If you wish to buy multiple tickets, you can increase the quantity in the shopping cart during checkout.
• No tickets or ballots will be mailed; you'll be on lists for each event and your sale ballots will be issued to you when you arrive at the Gala on Saturday, June 15.
• You can preview the art at and in person at the June 14 event; ballot placement will take place at the Gala.

For more information, contact us at or 575.751.0369 Thank you for supporting our programs into the future!


Saturday Gala venue
Special rate of $329 for Taos Mountain King room
or $369 for a Native American 1 bedroom Suite
These rates are available June 11 - 17
To reserve in our room block and obtain the special rates,
call (505) 836-6700 and use the group code 202406CFGA
or reserve online using this special link to group 202406CFGA

Providing a 10% discount; mention Couse Foundation Gala
Regularly $140 - $250

Regularly $202 - 232 (breakfast not included)

Cady and Bob Aspinwall, 575-758-5448
Regularly $159 - $249

Book at 575-758-2254
Regularly $179 - $239

Book through website or call 855-963-2180
Regularly $227 - $354

Book at 575-737-0447
Regularly $165 - $225

Regularly $189 - $499





Thayer Carter, Artist Palette, Limited Edition Woodcut