Queer Art Market

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Taos Queer Art Marlet

The Taos Queer Art Market recently took place at the Taxonomy store, nestled in the heart of the Taos Historic District. This unique event celebrated the creativity and diversity of the LGBTQ+ community, bringing together a wide array of talented makers and artists.

Located at 102 Dona Luz, the Taxonomy store is a treasure trove of plant and animal oddities, curiosities, jewelry, and natural science-inspired goods. Open from Thursday to Monday, 12 to 5:30 p.m., the store provided the perfect backdrop for this vibrant and eclectic market.

A Marketplace of Unique Creations

The Taos Queer Art Market featured an impressive lineup of offerings, each showcasing the skill and artistry of its creators. Visitors were treated to a variety of unique items, including:

  • Silver Plate Photography Sessions: Capturing timeless moments with a vintage touch.
  • Hand-Forged Knives and Cutlery: Artisan-made tools that are both functional and beautiful.
  • Greeting Cards and Stickers: Thoughtfully designed stationery to add a personal touch.
  • Baked Goods: Delicious homemade treats to satisfy any sweet tooth.
  • Jewelry: Stunning pieces that blend craftsmanship with artistic expression.
  • Home Goods: Unique items to add charm and character to any living space.

Celebrating Diversity and Community

The Taos Queer Art Market was more than just a shopping experience; it was a celebration of the rich diversity and vibrant creativity within the LGBTQ+ community. The event provided a platform for artists and makers to showcase their work, connect with the community, and share their stories.

The atmosphere was lively and welcoming, with attendees enjoying the opportunity to explore the various stalls, meet the artists, and find one-of-a-kind treasures. The market not only highlighted the incredible talent within the queer community but also fostered a sense of connection and support among all who attended.

Supporting Local Artisans

Events like the Taos Queer Art Market are crucial for supporting local artisans and providing them with opportunities to reach a wider audience. By hosting the market at the Taxonomy store, the event was able to draw in both locals and visitors, contributing to the vibrant arts scene in Taos.

The success of the market underscores the importance of creating inclusive spaces where diverse voices can be heard and celebrated. It also highlights the role that local businesses like Taxonomy play in fostering a supportive and dynamic community.