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TAUNY Center


Not Available for spring 2023

Community Mentor:

Agency and Placement Location: 53 Main Street, Canton, NY 13617

Transportation: Within walking distance

Mission: According to their website " TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York)  is the North Country's only non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, recording, and preserving the rich, living cultural heritage of our region. For over 30 years, community members like you have been contributing their time, money, and talent to help us accomplish our mission. Welcoming people of all ages and backgrounds, TAUNY connects people to the cultures of everyday life in New York State’s North Country. A nonprofit organization dedicated to showcasing the folk culture and living traditions of New York's North Country. Explore this site to discover the diverse customs and traditions--like storytelling, music, crafts, foodways, and folk art--that make life special in our region, from the St. Lawrence River to the Adirondack Mountains."


  • Research/Interviews
  • Provide assistance with events/programming
  • Holiday/retail help
  • Organize Programs-present to public
  • Food-Kitchen Demonstrations

Agency Requirements: TBD