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.

We have exciting plans for this year and we need your help. Your gift makes a real difference. Join us in celebrating the unique culture of the North Country by making a tax-deductible gift to TAUNY today.

The TAUNY Center and North Country Folkstore

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

Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Closed Sunday

We’re hiring! Check out our new Development Assistant job posting here.

 Are you interested in submitting a proposal to redesign our website? Read the full RFP here and submit a proposal to by October 31, 2019.

Everything Apple Reception

Saturday, October 26

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wine and Cider Tasting at Bregg Winery

Sunday, October 27 

1:00-3:00 pm

Breggs Winery, Norfolk, NY

Cost: $25

Register online here.

Opening Reception

Folkstore Artist Spotlight

Johanna Kingsley

& Wellsprings Studio

Saturday, November 2

1:00-3:00 pm

Folkstore Holiday Showcase

November 2 - December 31


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

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Photo: Barn quilt on display at the Iva Smith Gallery of Fine Art, on the Hammond Barn Quilt

Trail. Photo taken by Evelyn Saphier, courtesy of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.



From Jamaica to Peru

April 13-October 26, 2019


Catherine LaPointe Vollmer

Folkstore Artist Spotlight

Along the Path

October 5 - October 26, 2019


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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