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The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

146 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM 87571-5950
+1 575-751-0369
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Couse House is Sharp

This is the actual house where the artist who produced the beautiful paintings for the Santa Fe RR... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Sue M L T
Sharp Studio as it was 100 years ago

This was our first visit to the Couse-Sharp Historic Site. During our November visit, only the... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
packcal
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146 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM 87571-5950
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is the actual house where the artist who produced the beautiful paintings for the Santa Fe RR and Fred Harvey company lived and worked. His studio is intact and there are nooks and crannies to be visited including a playhouse that was built for...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Couse-Sharp Historic Site. During our November visit, only the Sharp studio was open and it was worth visiting on its own. We understand that the home is not open during winter hours. Some impressive Sharp and Couse works...More

1  Thank packcal
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I learned so much from this tour. This is not just another museum or historic site, this is very educational. Eanger Irving Couse & Joseph Henry Sharp were two of six artists to form the “Taos Society of Artists” in 1915. They formed an artists...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visiting the Couse - Sharp Historic Site is like stepping back in time and walking in the shoes of artists. Both recognized famous artists of the west, it is as fit they set down their brushes and allowed visitors to wander in their studios. In...More

2  Thank phh26541
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

For nearly 50 years we have had contact with the Couse Family. We have watched the three Couse grandchildren, Beth, Ginnie and Irv work to preserve the family home, art and treasures. This culminated in the current Historic Site where one can visit the E....More

1  Thank ClaudiusIV
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Made a reservation to tour this lovely home/museum!! We were llessed to have a loving relative, grand daughter of Course give us the tour. So interesting to hear all the side stories and give her persective of the paintings that her grandfather did over the...More

1  Thank sl0t
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Curators keep this studio of Couse and Sharp in the condition when the artists were working there. Their art is on display. The house is interesting with a view south from its gardens

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

Still owned by the daughter of the original artist who built the home, it is surrounded by beautiful gradens.

1  Thank Flytlizard
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

For those who love the Taos art scene and history, this is a must-see. Imagine standing in the studio of Joseph Henry Sharp, walking through the home of E. I. Couse which is full of the furniture and everyday items the family used, and finally...More

1  Thank ilovebirdsky
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

This site is very interesting to visit, both from the viewpoint of art and of history more generally. Both Couse and Sharp were founding members of the Taos Society of Artists. Visitors are taken into Sharp's studio, formerly a chapel, and then on a tour...More

1  Thank Chwillia2014
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