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 2020 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

Sunday: Closed



Canton North Country Student Art Competition 

(Presented by the Student Art Display Committee in association with the Remington Arts Festival)

Saturday, January 11 - Saturday, February 1

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

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Folkstore Artist Spotlight

Winter in the North Country

January 2 - February 15, 2020

Save the Date

St. Lawrence County Barn Quilts

Opening February 29, 2020

Join us in celebrating the opening of our next major exhibit exploring the wonderful barn quilts as well as the people, projects, and stories that help make up this growing movement in the county.

 Pictured here: The Towns of St. Lawrence County Barn Quilt Mural, one of the works to be on display in the St. Lawrence County Barn Quilts exhibit.



 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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