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"Mt Baldy, Late Spring" 1972 by Helen G Blumenschein -- ©blumenscheinmuseum.org

“Mt Baldy, Late Spring” 1972 by Helen G Blumenschein

Helen Blumenschein in the "Blue Room"

Helen Blumenschein in the “Blue Room” 

 

In 1962, Helen Greene Blumenschein gave the family’s home and furnishings as a gift to the community of Taos and the Kit Carson Historic Museums (now the Taos Historic Museums). The museum celebrates the lives and art of Ernest L. Blumenschein , Mary Shepard Greene Blumenschein, and their daughter Helen. It also commemorates the formation of the Taos Society of Artists and the establishing of Taos as a world-renowned art colony. Recognized for its significance, the Blumenschein Home was registered as a National Historic Landmark in 1966.