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TAUNY - Traditional Arts in Upstate New York
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.

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TAUNY is a donor supported organization.

Please make a year-end gift today!

Upcoming TAUNY Programs and Events 

Drop-in Sugar Cookie Making with the Miller Family 

Thursday, December 14


See our full calendar of events and programs here.

Holiday Hours

Open Extended Hours November 24th-December 24th

Monday-Thursday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Closed Christmas Day

Current Exhibits on View   

Folkstore Holiday Showcase 

November 4-December 30

Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest and Display

December 2 - December 28, 2017

Personal Collection Series:

Cookie Cutters from the Collection of the Miller Family

December 2- December 30, 2017


Current Research Projects


Instrumental Stories: North Country Folk Instrument Making and Collecting

Learn about our current research project on North Country Folk Instruments and share your instruments with us.


The North Country Folkstore

TAUNY's Folkstore sells work from over 200 local and regional artists and artisans. Stop in for a great selection of gifts for all occasions!

Support TAUNY

At this special time of the year, please include TAUNY in your year-end giving plans.

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 our North Country by making a tax-deductible donation to TAUNY today.

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