The Tarnoff Art Center (TAC) is an established, non-profit (501[c]3) community art center located near Rowe, New Mexico. (Rowe NM is 20 mi north of Santa Fe)


We provide a variety of fantastic art workshops, studio rental / usage, and collaborative art making get togethers. These include ceramics, metal arts, and studio arts in our three fully equipped beautiful studios. The Campus is situated on 10.5 wooded acres located at the base of the majestic Rowe Mesa, on beautiful pristine land surrounded by juniper and pinion trees.

The Tarnoff Art Center includes an impressive roster of accomplished and professional art instructors, with modern, fully-equipped, insured studios. Currently the TAC offers a combination of art workshops to the general public and groups, free art events and activities, facility rental and has also formed project PAACE, (Pecos Area Arts Collaboration Endeavor), this projects’ aim is to provide art classes to local organizations and groups in the Pecos and surrounding areas whom cannot fund art programs independently.


Our most established program through PAACE is our programs aimed providing art education to the children of the Pecos School District and surrounding communities in San Miguel and Santa Fe Counties. This involves providing students with scholarships for art education in a year-round, after-school program, as well several week-long, intensive workshops every Summer. This program has been going strong for 6 years!

Also, TAC’s location offers ample opportunity for participants to explore a multitude of beautiful and historic sites nearby. Only 20 miles east of Santa Fe, NM via I-25, students can easily access this internationally renowned destination of eclectic art galleries, historical culture, and world-class dining. Additionally, TAC is located less than five miles from the Pecos National Historical Park, opportunities abound to explore the history, geology, nature, and cultural anthropology of the local region. The Park includes a museum and an ancient Pueblo village with guided tours available daily.


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Tarnoff Art Center
PO Box 365
Rowe, NM 87562
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