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.


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We’re making a signature quilt to celebrate our 30th anniversary and we want your name on it!

More information is available on this flyer.

To purchase your square you can use this form  and/or visit this link.


TAUNY is Hiring!

In addition to being the only organization that collects, documents, preserves, interprets and presents the folk culture of the North Country, and operating a gallery in downtown Canton, TAUNY is also a great place to work.

Our current open positions are:


Communications Specialist

Folkstore Assistant

Details are available at this link.


April through October 22, 2016

Warmth, Remembrance, and Art

This astounding quilt exhibit covers two centuries of quilt making in the North Country and  fills two galleries at the TAUNY Center.

Learn more about the exhibition at this link.

An amazing collection of wearable art and more.

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!


The TAUNY Center & North Country Folkstore Hours

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

Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm

Note: All images, text and other material found in this website © 2016 TAUNY. All rights reserved.