Toby Padilla playing percussion drums on stage
A man playing Rocque stands on a flat sand course, preparing to strike a ball with a small mallet
A man playing Rocque stands on a flat sand course, preparing to strike a ball with a small mallet
A man playing Rocque stands on a flat sand course, preparing to strike a ball with a small mallet
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OUR MISSION

New York Folklore (NYF) works to nurture traditional arts and culture in New York State through education, support, and outreach.

 

EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Ebru Workshop: Learn How to Marble Paper with Hatice Erbas-Sorkunlu

When: Saturday, March 30th, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: NYF Shop & Gallery, 129 Jay Street, Schenectady

Pre-registration and tuition required: $5.00 – $10.00. Read more!

2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Origami Workshop: Origami as a Therapy for Mind and Body with Yoshimi Arai

When: Saturday, April 6th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Workshop #1), 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Workshop #2)

Where: NYF Shop & Gallery, 129 Jay Street, Schenectady

Pre-registration and tuition required: $10.00 – $15.00. Read more!

2 days ago

New York Folklore

Chris Thomas performs a traditional song at @mwpai during Art Alive! We partnered with Munson Williams to bring four fine Oneida and Onondaga artists to share their culture with us during the Art Alive! event in February, as part of the Upstate Regional Initiative. They gave a fantastic and educational performance! Learn more about the Upstate Regional Initiative here: nyfolklore.org/nysca-and-nyf-collaborate-on-upstate-regional-initiative/

#haudenosaunee #culture #munsonwilliams #artalive #traditionalmusic #nyfolklore
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Chris Thomas performs a traditional song at @mwpai during Art Alive! We partnered with Munson Williams to bring four fine Oneida and Onondaga artists to share their culture with us during the Art Alive! event in February, as part of the Upstate Regional Initiative. They gave a fantastic and educational performance! Learn more about the Upstate Regional Initiative here: https://nyfolklore.org/nysca-and-nyf-collaborate-on-upstate-regional-initiative/

#haudenosaunee #culture #munsonwilliams #artalive #traditionalmusic #nyfolklore

1 month ago

New York Folklore

Join us at the Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute in Utica on Thursday, February 21st. New York Folklore is sponsoring the Art Alive performance of Oneida Dance, presented by Shako:wi Cultural Center. This family-friendly presentation beginning at 11:00 is part of New York Folklore's Upstate Regional Initiative, documenting the traditional arts and culture of the Rome/Utica area in 2018, in partnership with the Folk Arts Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, made possible through the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

New York Folklore

February's theme for First Friday Utica (2/1) at the Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute was Coffee and Tea traditions from 3 of Utica's communities - Lebanese, Dominican, and Bosnian. Thanks to Hannah Davis for putting it together as part of our NYSCA Upstate Regional Initiative and thanks to our 3 presenters for such delicious treats! ... See MoreSee Less

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