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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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.

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


Community Contra Dance

Friday, March 29

6:30-7:00pm - Introductory Lesson

7:00-9:00 pm - Contra Dance

$5-$10 Suggested Donation

Location: First Presbyterian Church on the Park

17 Park St., Canton, NY

Talk and Book-signing with Author Paul Hetzler

Saturday, March 30

1:00-3:00 pm

From Jamaica to Peru

Exhibit Opening Reception

Saturday, April 13

2:00-4:00 pm


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

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Folkstore Artist Spotlight Exhibit

Earth, Water, and Fire:

New Works by Women Ceramic Artists of the North Country

February 23-March 23, 2019

Recent Projects by the Fiberistas

March 9-30, 2019



From Jamaica to Peru

Opening Reception

Saturday, April 13

2:00-4:00 pm


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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