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Julia and Juan Gutierrez
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Pyang Aung, Karen Harpist
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Helen Condon, demonstrating Rug Braiding
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Sandra Maroukian, with a tray of baklava for the July 2021 Armenian Festival in Watervliet
Julia Gutierrez-Rivera and Juan Gutierrez of Los Pleneros de la 21
Julia Gutierrez-Rivera and Juan Gutierrez of Los Pleneros de la 21
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OUR MISSION

The Mission of New York Folklore is to encourage and amplify the diverse folk cultural expressions of New York and of all its residents through education, support, and outreach.

 

New York Folklore works actively towards principles of equity and inclusion.   Read our blog here:

New York Folklore, Equity, and the Black Lives Matter Movement

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New  York Folklore “At the Linda”

When:  February 13, 2022

Where: The Linda: WAMC’s Performing Arts Venue,  339 Central Avenue, Albany NY

3:00 p.m.   Doors open at 2:00 p.m.

New York Folklore and WAMC Radio present a 3 -part series of music and dance performance showcasing the cultural and artistic diversity of the Capital Region and Mohawk Valley.  Performances will take place on February 13, March 27, and April 3.  See the Events page for tickets and more information.

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The Helderberg Blacksmith: A Blacksmith’s Art

Noah Khoury

When: Opens November 14, 2021 through April 2022.

Where: New York Folklore Shop & Gallery, 129 Jay Street, Schenectady NY

A Blacksmith’s Art is an exhibit of original blacksmithing items by artist and blacksmith Noah Khoury will be at New York Folklore, 129 Jay Street, Schenectady, from Sunday, November 14, through Spring, 2022.

Mr. Khoury was born in Albany, NY, studied at SUNY New Paltz and graduated The Appalachian Center for Craft (Tennessee Tech) cum laude with a BFA in metals.  He returned to the Capital Region in 2013 and established his business, The Helderberg Blacksmith, in Albany County.  Noah’s custom interior design and home décor pieces ornament historic homes and contemporary locations throughout the Hudson Valley.

New York Folklore’s Gallery of New York Artists is located at 129 Jay Street, Schenectady, on the Jay Street pedestrian mall.  The Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10AM to 3:30PM, and Sundays 10AM to 2PM through Christmas Eve.  The Gallery is closed Sundays in January and February.

 

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2 weeks ago
New York Folklore

Thank you to "Schenectady Today" for showcasing our current gallery exhibit, "The Blacksmith's Art". Artist Noah Khoury and I had a great time. Please come visit us at 129 Jay Street in Schenectady, NY to view Noah's exhibit!

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We are sorry to announce today’s concert has been postponed due to dangerous weather conditions. Keep an eye out for a new date. ... See MoreSee Less

We are sorry to announce today’s concert has been postponed due to dangerous weather conditions. Keep an eye out for a new date.

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Devesh Chandra

Thanks for the update.

3 weeks ago
Devesh Chandra

Looking forward to performing at The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Studio on Sunday at 3pm for New York Folklore. If you're free please join us! ... See MoreSee Less

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