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

Of Recent Interest

Experienced woodcarvers are invited to join carver Ron Riley for a series of Saturday afternoon workshops. On February 11 and 25 and March 10, from 1...

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To add to the fun of TAUNY’s summer Garden Plot exhibit, June’s First Thursday kids will be making scarecrows.On Thursday, June 2, from 3:45 - 5:15...

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On Thursday, May 5, from 3:45-5:15 p.m., Sudjai Bentley of Tupper Lake will lead a workshop in traditional Thai paper weaving as part of TAUNY’s First...

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TAUNY is bringing the traditions of Hungarian music and dance to the North Country!On Saturday, April 30, from 7 to 11 p.m., the Hepburn Library of...

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There is still space in the Saturday, April 2, packbasket class at The TAUNY Center. Mick Jarvis of Chateaugay will offer instruction for building a...

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Whether you’re an experienced shape note singer or looking to learn more about this rousing American musical tradition, join TAUNY for  the...

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TAUNY’s First Thursday Program for Kids continues Thursday, November 4, with birchbark picture frames. Kids age 8 and up are invited to join Fred...

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On Saturday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., TAUNY will offer a rare opportunity to learn a traditional Haudenosaunee—or Iroquois—art form. Caroline...

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Space is still available in the Saturday, March 27, Pysanky workshop at The TAUNY Center. Pysanky is the ancient and beautiful art of Ukrainian Easter...

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Youngsters hoping to learn the traditional art of rug braiding can get a start at The TAUNY Center on Saturday, March 20, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon....

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TAUNY sponsors demonstrations and workshops led by outstanding traditional musicians or craftspersons, producing or teaching such arts as fiddling, social dancing, wood carving, rug braiding, basket weaving, Iroquois pottery, balsam wreath making, and fly tying.

These events are held at either the TAUNY Center or in selected sites around the region. 


Check our Calendar page for a current listing of
scheduled workshops and demonstrations.


Click here to review TAUNY's Workshop Cancellation Policy 


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