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.


Two THREE local bands to benefit TAUNY!

TAUNY Dance Party Fundraiser featuring Miles to Go, The Noncommittals, and DJ Tapatio!

Friday, February 26


Canton Best Western, 90 E Main St, Canton



Jazz social hour featuring Miles to Go
(Steve Manders, Michael Farley, Tom Baker, Ted Ritzko)


Itís dance time with The Noncommittals! Classic rock and R&B with Barry Carson, Steve Manders, Nils Peterson, Ted Ritzko, Radio Bob Sauter and Ariel Shembry.
DJ Tapatio, aka David Sommerstein, host of NCPR's Beat Authority drops the best funk, Latin, hip hop and pop jams to keep you on the dance floor.

Get your tickets at the door, or purchase them in advance  here. 

TAUNY is hiring a development assistant!

The Development Assistant is a part-time position charged with providing support for the organizationís fundraising work. The Development Assistant will work under the supervision of the director of development. Details of the position can be found here. 

Folkstore Online

The Folkstore Online is back,
and better than ever!

If you canít make it into the shop, you can still get many of your favorites online. Open 24/7 right here.

More items are added all the time, so check back often!


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 We thank our North Country business supporters!

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