• E.I. Couse in his studio at work on San Juan Pottery, 1911. Couse first came to Taos in 1902, at the suggestion of Ernest Blumenschein.

    E.I. Couse in his studio at work on San Juan Pottery, 1911. Couse first came to Taos in 1902, at the suggestion of Ernest Blumenschein.

  • J.H. Sharp and his wife Louise with E. I. Couse’s grandchildren, Virginia and Irving.

    J.H. Sharp and his wife Louise with E. I. Couse’s grandchildren, Virginia and Irving.

  • E.I. Couse with his grandchildren, Virginia and Irving. Virginia Couse Leavitt became a guiding force of the Couse Foundation.

    E.I. Couse with his grandchildren, Virginia and Irving. Virginia Couse Leavitt became a guiding force of the Couse Foundation.

  • J.H. Sharp in his studio, 1946. Sharp was the first to come to Taos, in 1893, and eventually built this studio.

    J.H. Sharp in his studio, 1946. Sharp was the first to come to Taos, in 1893, and eventually built this studio.

  • Kibbey Whitman Couse, the only child of E.I. Couse and his wife Virginia, was a noted inventor.

    Kibbey Whitman Couse, the only child of E.I. Couse and his wife Virginia, was a noted inventor.

  • Kibbey Couse’s machine shop on the Couse–Sharp Historic Site.

    Kibbey Couse’s machine shop on the Couse–Sharp Historic Site.

  • Rendering, by David Henry of Henry Architects, of the Archive Research Facility to be built on the Couse–Sharp Historic Site.

    Rendering, by David Henry of Henry Architects, of the Archive Research Facility to be built on the Couse–Sharp Historic Site.

  • Virginia Couse Leavitt, E.I.’s granddaughter, and her husband, Ernest Leavitt. Visionary custodians of a unique legacy.

    Virginia Couse Leavitt, E.I.’s granddaughter, and her husband, Ernest Leavitt. Visionary custodians of a unique legacy.

Join us for The Couse Foundation Gala & Art Auction | June 10, 2017

This elegant evening at El Monte Sagrado Resort here in Taos will include a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception and a live auction followed by a gourmet dinner.  You will enjoy live music and dancing on the patio.  This year we have added carefully curated silent auction items.  The links below provide quick and easy access to each page about the Fifth Biennial Couse Foundation Gala Fundraiser.  Thanks for your support!

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Couse Foundation Fifth Biennial Gala and Art Auction

Couse Foundation Fifth Biennial Gala and Art Auction

Saturday, June 10, 2017, 5pm
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