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.


Upcoming Programs and Events

Folkstore Presents:
Bloated Toe Publishing 

Saturday, December 10, 11:00am-3:00pm

TAUNY Kids Cook: 

Hanukkah Cookie Creations with Efrat Ezra  

Wednesday, December 14, 3:30-5:00pm

TAUNY Celebrates the Season:

Eggshell Ornament Making with Beth Robinson 

Saturday, December 17, 1:00-3:00pm

 See our full calendar of events and programs here.




The North Country Folkstore 


More than 100 artists!

TAUNY's Folkstore sells work from more than 100 local and regional artists and artisans. Stop in for a great selection for those graduation, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and wedding gifts!

Monday through Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm

Folkstore Holiday Showcase is Now Open!
Stop by The North Country Folkstore November 5 through the end of December for our annual Holiday Showcase featuring new and larger items made by skilled folkstore artists. For more information about this year's Holiday Showcase click here.

Raffle for Pinwheel Quilt
Through December 21

Stop by The TAUNY Center to purchase your raffle tickets for a beautiful, handmade pinwheel quilt! The quilt, made by Jill Josephs, is the companion to TAUNY's 30th Anniversary Signature Quilt. The drawing for the winning ticket will take place on December 21st. Tickets can only be purchased in person at The TAUNY Center. 

More information about The North Country Folkstore can be found here

The TAUNY Center Winter Holiday Hours

December 24, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Closed December 25-January 2


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