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 Events at The TAUNY Center

TAUNY Rummage Sale
Saturday, June 3

Dairy Princess Contra Dance 

Saturday, June 3


See our full calendar of events and programs here.


 Currently on View
Folkstore Artist Spotlight:

Bill Smithers

April 29, 2017 - June 17, 2017


Personal Collection Series:
Antique Tools from the
Backus Family Collection
May 13, 2017 - June 24, 2017


Upcoming Exhibit

You'll See Our Tracks: Raquette River Dam Stories

Opening June 10, 2017






The North Country 
Nearly 200 artists!


TAUNY's Folkstore sells work from nearly 200 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 - 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm
For more information about The North Country Folkstore and to shop online click here 


Note: All images, text and other material found in this website © 2017 TAUNY. All rights reserved.