Personal Collections Series
In 2017 at the TAUNY Center, we will showcase personal collections from individuals around our region. Each collection has a special connection to the North Country; most of the items were originally produced or utilized here. These collections represent the diversity of interests in our region along with the deep-rooted history of folk culture over the past century or more. Each item holds intrinsic value for these collectors and their families, and we at TAUNY are deeply grateful to be able to display these items for the benefit of the public.
The Personal Collections series is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, Folk Arts Program, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Past Personal Collection Series Exhibits
Personal Collection Series: Cookie Cutters from the Collection of the Miller Family
December 2- December 30, 2017
Personal Collection Series: Fiddles from Rick Streeter of the Adirondack Playboys Band
August 26, 2017 - October 7, 2017
Personal Collection Series: Guideboat Paddles and More from the Collection of Ted Comstock, Saranac Lake
July 8, 2017 - August 19, 2017
Personal Collection Series: Antique Tools from the Backus Family Collection
May 13, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Personal Collection Series: Judy Rexford's Buttons
March 11, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Personal Collection Series: Jerry Lincoln's Decoys
January 14, 2017 - February 25, 2017
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