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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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.

SO MUCH happening at
The TAUNY Center this season!  
Check the Calendar for details




In preparation for a major exhibit of Northern New York quilts, TAUNY is holding a series of Quilt Days around the region where individuals are invited to bring their quilts to be documented and photographed. The first Quilt Day at The TAUNY Center in Canton brought out more than 50 fabulous examples! Click here for more information.

For the rest of the winter season, we will be making private appointments to document quilts, and we will resume the public documentation dates in the spring. With questions or to make an appointment call Jill at 315-386-4289 or email

Click here for the quilt documentation form.

(Quilt pictured sewn by Mary Pike, Chase Mills, NY)

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The TAUNY Center
& North Country Folkstore
Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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