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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.


This Week at The TAUNY Center

Nancy Wilder Palmateer Memorial Children's Workshop
TAUNY Kids Create:
Mohawk Basket-making with Carrie Hill
Saturday, April 29


Folkstore Artist Spotlight:

Bill Smithers Opening Reception  

Saturday, April 29


"Changing Land, Living Tradition" Screening 

Thursday, May 4



See our full calendar of events and programs here. 


Saturday, May 6

Join us for The TAUNY Writers’ Fair, a one-day gathering on May 6, 2017, at The TAUNY Center. The Fair will include established writers and local publishers of “place-based writing” from across the region who have produced work about topics of Adirondack North Country culture and heritage, natural history, ecology, and more.

Learn more about The TAUNY Writers' Fair here.




Opening this week!

Folkstore Artist Spotlight: Bill Smithers

April 29 - June 17



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

For more information about The North Country Folkstore and to shop online click   here 


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