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

Programs & Services

TAUNY staff work with artists and professionals from across the North Country to develop and present programs that showcase the distinct identity of the region. Programs are held at TAUNY's center in Canton and at other venues in Northern New York.  To learn more, follow these links:

Two or three changing exhibits each year vary from
quilts and packbaskets to hippie houses

Demonstrations and Workshops
North Country artists show and teach their art
at The TAUNY Center and across the region

Publications and Recordings
Traditional arts and artists are interpreted using
new research and materials from the archives

Audio and video recordings, photographs, and field
notes preserve a record of local life for later generations

North Country Heritage Awards
Honoring those who have mastered traditional
arts or customs identified with our region

Register of Very Special Places
An inventory of sites in North Country communities
 that are special to the life of those communities

  Radio Productions
Popular radio programs produced with
North Country Public Radio

North Country Folklore
Educational resource materials for school age
and adult learners and teachers

Primary materials from research by TAUNY staff
and  folklore scholars who have worked in the region


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