Traditional Arts in Upstate New York. Traditional Arts of Upstate New York
53 Main Street
Canton, NY 13617
(315) 386-4289

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Kindred Pursuits: Folk Art in North Country Life

A nonprofit organization dedicated to showcasing the folk culture and living traditions of New York's North Country. Explore this site to discover the diverse customs and traditions--like storytelling, music, crafts, foodways, and folk art--that make life special in our region, from the St. Lawrence River to the Adirondack Mountains.

TAUNY is the North Country's only non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, recording, and preserving the rich, living cultural heritage of our region. For over 30 years, community members like you have been contributing their time, money, and talent to help us accomplish our mission.

Join us in celebrating the unique culture of our North Country by making a tax-deductible donation to TAUNY today.

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Holiday Hours
Through December 23rd

12:00 pm-4:00 pm

10:00 am-5:00 pm

10:00 am-6:00 pm

10:00 am-5:00 pm

The TAUNY Center and North Country Folkstore will open until 3:00 pm on December 24th and will be closed on December 25th and January 1st.

Upcoming TAUNY Programs and Events

Folkstore Holiday Showcase

November 9 - December 31


Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest and Display 
Through December 22

Talk and Book Signing with Fran Yardley, Author of FINDING TRUE NORTH: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks

Saturday, December 8

1:00 pm-3:00 pm

TAUNY Kids Create! Gift-making with Sudjai Bentley and Supawadee Ngamhuy

Sunday, December 9

11:00 am-3:00 pm



For information about TAUNY's upcoming programs and events click here.



The North Country Folkstore

TAUNY's Folkstore sells work from over 200 regional artists, artisans, and producers inspired by and reflecting on North Country traditions.


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