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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

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.



The TAUNY Spring Fundraiser is right now!


If you haven't yet responded to our spring fundraiser, please do so today. We need to raise $23,935 by June 30th so that we can maintain programming at current levels. To reach this goal we need the support of a broad and diverse base of both loyal and new contributors. 



Upcoming Events at The TAUNY Center


New Exhibit Opening

Folkstore Artist Spotlight:

New Work from the Swartzentruber Amish Community

Opens Saturday, June 24, 2017

Campfire Jam with Barb

Thursday, June 29

Wachtmeister Field Station (Park St., Canton)

See our full calendar of events and programs here.


 Current Exhibits on View

"Look Down, You'll See Our Tracks":
Raquette River Dam Stories

Through October 2017



Folkstore Artist Spotlight:
New Work from the Swartzentruber

Opening June 24, 2017


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