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.


Upcoming Programs and Events

 Halloween Community Contra Dance with Angie Oliver, Rick Kovacs, and Friends! 

Saturday, October 29, 7:00-9:00pm


Annual Donor Reception

Friday, November 4, 5:00-7:00pm

First Friday Jam

Friday, November 4, 7:00-8:30pm

 See our full calendar of events and programs here.


Current Exhibit

Warmth, Remembrance, and Art

On view through October 22, 2016

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 here.



The TAUNY Center & North Country Folkstore 

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!


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

Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm

More information about the Folkstore can be found here


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