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

Gingerbread House Workshop with Sue Wilder

Saturday, November 16

10:00 am-12:00 pm

This workshop is now full.

Reading and Book Signing with Poet Dale Hobson and Artist Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda

Saturday, November 16

1:00-3:00 pm


Trivia Night Fundraiser for TAUNY

Saturday, November 16

7:00 to 9:00 pm

Potsdam Elks Club

10 Elm Street

Register online here

or call 315-386-4289.


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

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TAUNY’s Annual Adirondack Balsam Wreath Sale 

Order by November 8th for a November 23rd pick-up at The TAUNY Center.

Order by November 22nd for a December 7th pick-up at The TAUNY Center.

Or ship a wreath to family and friends!

Click here to order a wreath online.


Folkstore Artist Spotlights:

Johanna Kingsley

& Marie Cogar

November 2 - November 30, 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.

Shop local this holiday season at the Folkstore Holiday Showcase, an expanded display of locally made products in TAUNY's Main Gallery, now through December 31st!


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