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Book Launch | Eanger Irving Couse biography by Virginia Couse Leavitt
Sunday, June 16, 2019

Book Launch | Eanger Irving Couse biography by Virginia Couse Leavitt

11 am-1 pm
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road

Launch party for the recently released "Eanger Irving Couse: The Life and Times of an American Artist, 1866-1936," the definitive biography by art historian Virginia Couse Leavitt, his granddaughter.

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Sixth Biennial Gala & Art Auction
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Sixth Biennial Gala & Art Auction

5:00 pm | Ticketed event
El Monte Sagrado Resort, 317 Kit Carson Road, Taos

TICKETS SOLD OUT! Gala dinner, entertainment, silent and live auctions benefit Couse-Sharp Historic Site in this biennial fundraising event

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Lecture by Dr. Marie Watkins - “So me for the North and snow!”:  Joseph Henry Sharp’s Montana
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Lecture by Dr. Marie Watkins - “So me for the North and snow!”: Joseph Henry Sharp’s Montana

10am | Ticketed event
The Harwood Museum of Art, 238 Ledoux St, Taos

In conjunction with the Foundation's biennial Gala, Dr. Marie Watkins will present a lecture on the work and life of J.H. Sharp, focusing on his years painting in Montana.

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Mini Holiday Reception | A Kit Carson Road Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 22, 2018

Mini Holiday Reception | A Kit Carson Road Holiday Celebration

4-6pm
138 Kit Carson Road, Taos | Couse-Sharp Historic Site

Join us for light refreshments in the future Lunder Research Center to celebrate the holidays along with other Kit Carson Road museums and merchants

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Book Signing | Peter Hiller & Ann Hedlund, coauthors |
Friday, October 12, 2018

Book Signing | Peter Hiller & Ann Hedlund, coauthors | "Navajo Weavers of the American Southwest"

12-1 pm
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road

Join coauthors Ann Hedlund and Peter Hiller for a book sale and signing on the historic Couse House portal celebrating the release of Navajo Weavers of the American Southwest

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First Saturday Open House | Artist Demo with Edna Romero | Heritage Garden Giveaway
Saturday, October 6, 2018

First Saturday Open House | Artist Demo with Edna Romero | Heritage Garden Giveaway

2-5 pm | Free admission, donations welcome
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road

Open house and pottery demo by Edna Romero, garden giveaway

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First Saturday Open House | Artist Talk with Jonathan Warm Day Coming
Saturday, September 1, 2018

First Saturday Open House | Artist Talk with Jonathan Warm Day Coming

2-5 pm | Free admission, donations welcome
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road

Open house and talk by Taos Pueblo painter Jonathan Warm Day Coming

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My Full Circle Summer: Taos from a Native art history student's perspective
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

My Full Circle Summer: Taos from a Native art history student's perspective

5:30 pm
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road

Alicia Harris speaks on her internship, including work on an exhibition of contemporary Native art and in the collections at the Couse Foundation.

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First Saturday Open House | Artist Demo with sculptor John Suazo
Saturday, August 4, 2018

First Saturday Open House | Artist Demo with sculptor John Suazo

2-5 pm | Free admission, donations welcome
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road

Tour the studios of E. I. Couse and J. H. Sharp, two of the founders of the Taos Society of Artists (TSA), from 3-5 pm, and enjoy a talk and sculpture demo at 2

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First Saturday Open House | Artist Demonstration with Ira Lujan
Saturday, July 7, 2018

First Saturday Open House | Artist Demonstration with Ira Lujan

3-5 pm | Free admission, donations welcome
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road

Please join us for our July First Saturday Open House, featuring a glass-blowing demonstration by Taos Pueblo artist Ira Lujan.

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Exhibition Opening | Full Circle: Taos Pueblo Contemporary
Saturday, July 7, 2018

Exhibition Opening | Full Circle: Taos Pueblo Contemporary

3-5 pm | Free admission, donations welcome
Couse-Sharp Historic Site Luna Chapel, 146 Kit Carson Road

Join us for the opening of this season's Luna Chapel exhibition, Full Circle: Taos Pueblo Contemporary.

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Lecture by Virginia Couse Leavitt: In My Grandfather's Footsteps
Saturday, July 7, 2018

Lecture by Virginia Couse Leavitt: In My Grandfather's Footsteps

10am | Ticketed event
Harwood Museum of Art | Arthur Bell Auditorium

Art historian Virginia Couse Leavitt, granddaughter of E.I. Couse, will speak about the trips she and her husband made to relive Couse's vacations in European art colonies during his student years.

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First Saturday Open House | Artist Presentation with Patricia Michaels
Saturday, June 2, 2018

First Saturday Open House | Artist Presentation with Patricia Michaels

3-5 pm | Free admission, donations welcome
146 Kit Carson Road, Couse-Sharp Historic Site

Please join us for our initial First Saturday Open House of the 2018 season, featuring a presentation by Taos Pueblo designer Patricia Michaels.

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First Saturday | Couse-Sharp Historic Site Open House
Saturday, September 2, 2017

First Saturday | Couse-Sharp Historic Site Open House

3-5pm
146 Kit Carson Road

First Saturday Open House

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Lecture by Christina E. Burke - A Pictograph is Worth A Thousand Words: Reading Native Pictography
Saturday, August 5, 2017

Lecture by Christina E. Burke - A Pictograph is Worth A Thousand Words: Reading Native Pictography

10am
Harwood Museum of Art | Arthur Bell Auditorium

Christina E. Burke, Curator of Native American and Non-Western Art at the Philbrook Museum of Art, will present

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

"Seldom Seen: Archival Stories" Exhibition Opening | Open House

3-5pm
Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM

Exhibition

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Book Signing:
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Book Signing: "The Couse Collection of Pueblo Pottery" by E. Jane Burns

3:30-5pm
Luna Chapel | Couse-Sharp Historic Site | 146 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM

Presenting Volume Two of The Record: The Couse Collection of Pueblo Pottery, The Couse Foundation's second published book recording the E.I. Couse Collection.

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 J.H. Sharp Studio Grand Opening
Sunday, June 11, 2017

J.H. Sharp Studio Grand Opening

3-5pm
Couse-Sharp Historic Site

Henry is back! Join us as we celebrate a significant milestone at the Couse-Sharp Historic Site. The long anticipated dream of having a significant J. H. Sharp presence has finally been realized.

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Couse Foundation Fifth Biennial Gala and Art Auction
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Couse Foundation Fifth Biennial Gala and Art Auction

5pm
El Monte Sagrado Resort, 317 Kit Carson Rd, Taos NM

An elegant evening at El Monte Sagrado Resort including wine and hors d'oeuvres reception, silent and live auctions followed by a gourmet dinner.

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The Couse Foundation in conjunction with The Harwood Museum of Art presents a Lecture by Peter Hassrick
Saturday, June 10, 2017

The Couse Foundation in conjunction with The Harwood Museum of Art presents a Lecture by Peter Hassrick

10am
The Harwood Museum of Art | Aurthur Bell Auditorium

Lecture by Peter Hassrick, Director Emeritus & Senior Scholar at The Buffalo Bill Center of the West, "The Studios of Joseph Henry Sharp"

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