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Exhibits

Current Exhibits


North Country Heritage Awards: Tidbits and Traditions

October 22, 2017 - November 25, 2017


Learn about this year's North Country Heritage Award recipients through a collection of items and images representing their stories. From embroidered wool to grafted branches, these objects are each a window into years' worth of stories, knowledge, and lived experience. Take a look to learn more about this year's recipients and the traditions and communities they represent.  


More information about the North Country Heritage Awards can be found here.


The North Country Heritage Award program is made possible by the generous support of The Cloudsplitter Foundation, Corning Incorporated Foundation, and The Sweetgrass Foundation. This program is also made possible by the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.



Folkstore Artist Spotlight:

North Country Heritage Award Recipients

November 4 - November 25, 2017

This sampling of work by TAUNY North Country Heritage Award recipients represents a range of art forms traditional in the region.


The North Country Heritage Award program is made possible by the generous support of The Cloudsplitter Foundation, Corning Incorporated Foundation, and The Sweetgrass Foundation. This program is also made possible by the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Photo: Adirondack Rug Braiding by 2004 Heritage Award recipient Helen Taylor Condon








 

Folkstore Holiday Showcase

November 4 - December 30, 2017


This special showcase is a temporary expansion of the Folkstore during the holiday season and features a wide variety of additional merchandise in The TAUNY Center’s first floor gallery space. The Holiday Showcase will include new additions to the Folkstore including cutting boards and reclaimed wood benches by Michael LaBell; canoe and cycling mugs by Nan Lazovik; hand-blown glass pens by Steve Harrington; wooden recipe boxes, spoon and fork sets, and beer tasting flights by Eric Smith; recycled fabric postcards by Alice David; Moose Pops, Pecan Turtles, and Nonpareils from Adirondack Chocolates, and much more. The Holiday Showcase will also feature work by new Folkstore Artists including felted wool booties and bags by Nancy Griffith; wooden cutting boards, trunks, boxes, and bowls by Glenn Sova; recycled fabric bags by Tina Charbonneau; local honey from Snye’s; small decorative pack baskets from Mountain Weavers Guild; mugs and totes by Judith Utter; woven rugs from Rock Bottom Rustic Crafts; and an assortment of chocolates from Lake Shore Candy.  See what's new at the Folkstore this season!


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