Traditional Arts in Upstate New York. Traditional Arts of Upstate New York
53 Main Street
Canton, NY 13617
(315) 386-4289

On that subject...

in Programs

The community is invited to a special Meet the... (MORE)

TAUNY Publications in Regional Folkways will... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)... (MORE)

On Friday, May 18 at 7:00pm TAUNY (Traditional... (MORE)

The community is invited to an opening reception... (MORE)

On Friday, May 4 from 7:15-8:45 pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY presents the next Nancy Wilder Palmateer... (MORE)

On Sunday, April 8 TAUNY (Traditional Arts in... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)... (MORE)

As maple season approaches, children and families... (MORE)

On Friday, March 2 from 7:15-8:45 pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

  ... (MORE)

  ... (MORE)

  On Friday, February 2 from 7:15-8:45... (MORE)

  TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New... (MORE)

Back by popular demand, TAUNY (Traditional Arts... (MORE)

On Saturday, January 6, the Fiberistas quilt... (MORE)

The next Folkstore Artist Spotlight: The Art of... (MORE)

On Friday, January 5 from 7:15-8:45 pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

TAUNY’s 2017 Sugar & Spice Gingerbread... (MORE)

TAUNY Cookie Cutter Collection Exhibit and Cookie... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

The TAUNY Center and North Country Folkstore will... (MORE)

On Friday, December 1 from 7:15-8:45 pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

TAUNY's Annual Holiday Open House brings the... (MORE)

TAUNY will be accepting gingerbread house entries... (MORE)

This holiday season, TAUNY will once again offer... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

The Annual TAUNY Folkstore Holiday Showcase will... (MORE)

Three artists will be in residence at The TAUNY... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY Hosts First Friday Music Jam on 11/3 On... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY Exhibit “‘Look Down, You’ll See Our... (MORE)

From the depths of the rural riverbeds to the... (MORE)

On Friday, October 13  from 7:15-8:45 pm,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, will... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, will... (MORE)

The Grasse River Players will present a murder... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, is... (MORE)

TAUNY & St. Lawrence University Present Jam... (MORE)

TAUNY Presents Rainbow Falls Powerhouse Tour,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY Presents TAUNY Talk: Navigating the Colton... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)... (MORE)

Quilts from the estate of Betty Vebber,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) and... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, and... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York,... (MORE)

  TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) and... (MORE)

The current exhibit at The TAUNY Center,... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) and... (MORE)

On Saturday, April 29th from 1:00-3:00pm,... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) and... (MORE)

While the “Venerable Folks of Tug Hill” exhibit... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

On Saturday, April 8th from 10:30am-12:30pm,... (MORE)

On Friday, April 7 from 7:00-8:30 pm, Traditional... (MORE)

On Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 4:30... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

As maple season approaches, children and families... (MORE)

On Friday, March 3rd from 7:00-8:30 pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

On Saturday, February 18, from 2pm-3:30pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

TAUNY’s annual Pea Soup and Johnnycake lunch... (MORE)

First Friday Jam at The TAUNY Center Friday,... (MORE)

A live band community contra dance will be held... (MORE)

Traditional Arts of Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

Traditional Arts of Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

On Friday, January 6th from 7:00-8:30 pm TAUNY... (MORE)

On Friday, December 23rd from 4:00-5:00pm TAUNY... (MORE)

TAUNY’s 2016 Sugar & Spice Gingerbread... (MORE)

On Saturday, December 17th from 1:00-3:00pm TAUNY... (MORE)

  On Wednesday, December 14, from... (MORE)

On Saturday, December 10th from 11:00am-3:00pm... (MORE)

TAUNY's Annual Holiday Open House brings the... (MORE)

On Friday, December 2nd from 7:00-8:30 pm TAUNY... (MORE)

On Saturday, November 26 from 1:00-3:00 pm... (MORE)

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will... (MORE)

On Sunday, November 13 from 1:00-3:00pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

On Saturday, October 15, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm The... (MORE)

It’s the time of year when North Country people... (MORE)

On Saturday, October 8, from 1:00-3:00 pm, TAUNY... (MORE)

TAUNY invites community members of all ages to... (MORE)

 It’s been a long winter, but maple season... (MORE)

TAUNY will celebrate Canton’s Winterfest with the... (MORE)

The 21st annual Salute to North Country Legends... (MORE)

Are you hoping to create an award-winning... (MORE)

Experienced woodcarvers are invited to join... (MORE)

Program Director Hannah Harvester has great... (MORE)

This holiday season, we're adding a new twist to... (MORE)

To add to the fun of TAUNY’s summer Garden Plot... (MORE)

On Thursday, May 5, from 3:45-5:15 p.m., Sudjai... (MORE)

TAUNY is bringing the traditions of Hungarian... (MORE)

There is still space in the Saturday, April 2,... (MORE)

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, TAUNY is hosting... (MORE)

It’s all Sugar & Spice and everything nice at... (MORE)

This holiday season TAUNY is exploring and... (MORE)

The woods, the water, the school house. TAUNY’s... (MORE)

Plans are in high gear for the 9th annual... (MORE)

Cultural landmarks on TAUNY's Register of Very... (MORE)

On Saturday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,... (MORE)

Space is still available in the Saturday, March... (MORE)

Youngsters hoping to learn the traditional art of... (MORE)

Visit The TAUNY Center any Saturday this month... (MORE)

Woodcarver Ron Riley will offer a three-session... (MORE)

It's not too late to register for TAUNY's... (MORE)

February's Featured Artist, wood sculptor Gene... (MORE)

It’s almost sugaring time, and TAUNY is... (MORE)

Spinners are invited to The TAUNY Center on... (MORE)

Woodcarver Ron Riley will hold a carving workshop... (MORE)

The Knitting for Kids class, originally scheduled... (MORE)

Visitors to TAUNY during January can enjoy a... (MORE)

Entries in TAUNY's North Country Noggins hat... (MORE)

North Country knitters and crocheters have been... (MORE)

Barbara Heller and Gretchen Koehler are back in... (MORE)

Adirondack folk music lovers won’t want to miss... (MORE)

Barbara Heller and Gretchen Koehler will again... (MORE)

On Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7,... (MORE)

TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) invites the community to an informal show and tell gathering to meet instrument makers of all kinds and levels of experience, and to see their work. Having been postponed in April due to weather, the Handmade Instrument Meet and Greet will now take place on Saturday, May 12 from 11:00am-2:00pm at The TAUNY Center in Canton. Makers featured in TAUNY’s current “Instrumental Stories” exhibit, among others, are invited to show one or more of their handmade instruments along with materials and related items, and to share their stories and demonstrate aspects of their work. The community is invited to view this variety of creations and creative skills, with the chance to try out instruments, meet makers, ask questions, and see their skills in action. At least a dozen artists are expected to share their work, including local makers as well as a number from throughout the region, from Akwesasne to Schroon Lake. Featured makers’ experience ranges from experimental cobjobber to professional luthier, and they’ve made instruments from guitars to bowed psalteries to water drums and more. Makers will demonstrate how to play their instruments as well as aspects of making and customizing them. Some makers will also have their unique handmade instruments available for sale. Light refreshments will be served, and live music will likely burst out in lovely, unstoppable, and overlapping ways throughout the event.


The program will feature makers who have been involved in the “Instrumental Stories” exhibit and research project. Additional makers of any level of experience who would like to participate are most welcome, and are asked to contact Camilla Ammirati, TAUNY Director of Research and Programs, at camilla@tauny.org or 315-386-4289, by Monday, May 7, for planning purposes.


This program is held in conjunction with TAUNY’s current exhibit, “Instrumental Stories,” which features handmade and heirloom instruments made and/or kept in New York’s North Country. The exhibit is on display at the TAUNY Center in Canton, NY through October 27, 2018.


Funding for “Instrumental Stories” is provided by The National Endowment for the Arts, Folk and Traditional Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional funding has been provided by The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation. Dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park. Additional support comes from T. Urling and Mabel Walker.


The TAUNY Center is located at 53 Main Street, Downtown Canton, NY. TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people understand and appreciate the folk traditions and local culture of everyday life—present and past—in the North Country. To do so, TAUNY seeks to research and preserve a record of diverse groups, customs and traditions; to recognize and empower traditional arts and artists; to identify and promote regional identity; and to provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn about folklore and culture. More information is available at tauny.org.


—-


Photo:

Bob Wheeler points out the cow magnet component on his electric guitar, one of many instruments he taught himself to build incorporating materials on hand. Courtesy of TAUNY Archives.



Related topics:
Technorati Tags:
[where: 13617]

Note: All images, text and other material found in this website © 2018 TAUNY. All rights reserved.