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TAUNY - Traditional Arts in Upstate New York
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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Folklore Websites

Adirondack Music

Cultural Landmarks

St. Lawrence River Stories

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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Upcoming TAUNY Programs and Events

Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest Drop-off

Tuesday, November 21 - Tuesday, November 28

(Drop-off will take place during regular business hours.)

First Friday Jam

Friday, December 1


Holiday Open House and Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest and Display

Saturday, December 2



See our full calendar of events and programs here.

Holiday Hours

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Open Extended Hours November 24th-December 24th

Monday-Thursday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Current Exhibits on View   

North Country Heritage Awards:

Tidbits and Traditions

On view through November 25, 2017

Folkstore Artist Spotlight:

North Country Heritage Award Recipients

November 4 - November 25, 2017


Folkstore Holiday Showcase

November 4-December 30

Current Research Projects


Instrumental Stories: North Country Folk Instrument Making and Collecting

Learn about our current research project on North Country Folk Instruments and share your instruments with us.


The North Country Folkstore

TAUNY's Folkstore sells work from over 200 local and regional artists and artisans. Stop in for a great selection of gifts for all occasions!


Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

Purchase a beautiful, handmade Adirondack Balsam Wreath from the
 Online Folkstore or at The TAUNY Center! Order by November 11th for a November 18th pick-up and order by November 25th for a December 2nd pick-up. Click here for more details.


Note: All images, text and other material found in this website © 5978 TAUNY. All rights reserved.