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TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York

New Documentary Preserving Adirondack Folk Songs to Premiere on December 6th

A new film documents the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter, a woman who traveled the Adirondacks collecting rare folk songs that are being rediscovered 60 years later. more »

Dec 2, 2013 11:36 AM Press Releases

Mountain Lake Journal (Special Edition) - July 26, 2013

Songs To Keep: Mountain Lake PBS is teaming with SUNY Plattsburgh and Traditional Arts in Upstate New York to produce a documentary celebrating folk music of the Adirondacks and the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter more »

Jul 29, 2013 3:26 PM News

Adirondack Artist Discovers Art of Carving Totem Poles

An Adirondack artist discovers the talent of carving totem poles passed on by her native ancestors and her father. more »

Jul 26, 2013 8:48 AM Arts & Culture

Songs to Keep: Interview with Producer Paul Larson

Mountain Lake PBS Producer Paul Larson discusses Songs To Keep, a new documentary celebrating folk music of the Adirondacks and the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter. more »

Jul 26, 2013 8:48 AM Arts & Culture

Wagon Wheel Rug Making

We team up with TAUNY to bring you the story of an artist trying to save the North Country and Quebec craft of wagon wheel rug making from becoming extinct. more »

Jun 6, 2013 3:32 PM Arts & Culture

A Strumming Success - Master Luthier David Nichols

Folk artist David Nichols is a musician who can create the very instruments that he loves to play. He builds guitars that look and sound beautiful, using materials from as far away as Russia and as close as the Adirondacks. more »

Nov 19, 2012 12:56 PM Arts & Culture 10 Comments

Wonders in Wool! - Folk Artist Prudence Matthews

Thrift stores and closets provide the material for the the beautiful hooked rugs created by folk artist Prudence Matthews. more »

Oct 15, 2012 2:21 PM Arts & Culture