Traditional Arts in Upstate New York. Traditional Arts of Upstate New York
53 Main Street
Canton, NY 13617
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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

First Friday Jam

Friday, March 3, 2017


Sugaring Off Party

Sunday, March 5, 2017


See our full calendar of events and programs here. 



Folkstore Artist Spotlight: Sara Lynch 

EXTENDED - Open until March 4th

We are pleased to present the work of Sara Lynch in our mini gallery from January 7th through March 4th. In her studio in Potsdam, NY, Sara Lynch develops her own version of North Country scenes and landscapes in paintings and mixed media tapestries, and brings woodland creatures to life in usable pottery. Sara is born and raised in Potsdam, and she attended Alfred University for a Bachelors of Fine Arts in painting and ceramics. Visitors are invited to view the exhibition and all artworks on view will also be for sale.


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 to 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm

More information about The North Country Folkstore can be found here 


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