Welcome to The Taos Institute ®
The Taos Institute’s® mission is to bring together scholars and practitioners concerned with the social processes essential for the construction of reason, knowledge, and human value, and their application in relational, collaborative and appreciative practices around the world.
2023 marks the Taos Institute’s 30th anniversary!
During the month of October, friends and colleagues from around the world shared messages about the impact of the Taos Institute and Social Construction in their work over the last 30 years. Visit the 30th Anniversary Video Collection in the Taos Institute Commons to be inspired!
Join in the Taos Institute Commons online community (free) to connect with others interested in creating promising futures, one conversation at a time!
You may also explore our Courses & Workshops, Calendar of Events or join our email list.
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A 3-day seminar with Harlene Anderson & Sheila McNamee, embracing relational, dialogic, and collaborative resources for dealing with difference through demonstrations and group discussions.
Join this collaborative learning journey to a significant paradigm shift that will transform the way you live and work. Knowledge is co-created and discussions are customized to each participant’s context.
Exchange ideas with other scholars and practitioners, access resources & announcements, small-group live gatherings, event replays, and more. It’s free and easy to join The Taos Institute Commons global online community.
Each month, join authors of new and significant books showcasing social constructionist, relational, and appreciative approaches. These virtual events include a brief presentation by the author followed by rich dialogue.
Taos Institute Publications, including free and downloadable WorldShare Books available in many languages, offer contributions to cutting-edge theory and practice in social construction. Also visit our Books of Interest page.
We make available a wealth of free resources on social constructionist, relational, and appreciative theory and practices. Check out our journals and newsletter, manuscripts, dissertations, podcasts, videos, and more.
There are many ways to connect with us: join our Taos Institute Commons online community, sign up for our email list, follow us on social media, visit our Calendar of Events or consider making a donation to support our mission to “create promising futures, one conversation at a time.”