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.



 

The TAUNY Center and North Country Folkstore are now open.

Visit us Monday-Saturday, 11:00 am-4:00 pm.

Closed July 3-4.

Shop online any time at tauny.org/shop.

 

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RESEARCH

"Get the Folk Through It" Pandemic Documentation Project

We want to hear about your experiences and creative responses over the past months and going forward, with the pandemic changing many of our daily ways, while also reinforcing our sense of what’s most familiar and important to us. Check out the project description here for more about what we're looking for and how to share it with us.



PROGRAMS

Face Mask Collection and Challenge

Through July 31


#AsyncArts Community Chalk Mural: Summer Traditions

July 6-31

The TAUNY Center, Main St. Sidewalk


TAUNY Cooks Tasting Tent

July 10: Rhubarb: Beyond Crisp

July 24: Simple Syrups





St. Lawrence County Barn Quilts

February 29-October 24, 2020


Folkstore Artist Spotlight:



  
 

 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.
 

Temporary Folkstore Hours:

Monday-Saturday, 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Closed July 3-4.

 
To shop online visit tauny.org/shop .
 

 

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