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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

2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

NYF 75th Anniversary Celebration

When: Saturday, November 16th

Where: Bethany Arts Community, Ossining, NY

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Mary Michael Shelley – Retrospective Exhibit

Hand Carved and Painted Artwork

When: Friday, October 4th, 2019 through early January, 2020.

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

 

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New York Folklore

The New York Folklore Meet and Greet that was scheduled for November 5th in the Schweinfurth Arts Center in Auburn has been postponed until Spring of 2020. More details will follow next year! ... See MoreSee Less

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New York Folklore

Thanks to the William G Pomeroy for their promotion of all things New York Folklore through their Local Legends and Lore Program!Happy Halloween! 🎃👻 This holiday has an intriguing past and has been celebrated for centuries among various cultures around the world. Its influence spans everything from pop culture and movies to local tradition. Just for fun today, here’s a look at some of the spookier and mysterious stories on Legends & Lore markers. For more about the history of Halloween, visit the Library of Congress: tinyurl.com/y4qgp63l #halloween #halloween2019 #legendsandlore #historicmarker ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to the William G Pomeroy for their promotion of all things New York Folklore through their Local Legends and Lore Program!

3 weeks ago

New York Folklore

Our special retrospective exhibit of Mary Michael Shelley’s artwork opened on Friday, October 4th at the New York Folklore gallery at 129 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY.

Light refreshments, including wines and apple cider, were served and @folkartmaryartist was present to demonstrate her carving technique and field questions from the reception patrons.

The fifteen-piece exhibit chronicles Mary’s hand carved and painted wood panels over the past 30 years and will be on display at our gallery at 129 Jay Street until early January, 2020.

Stop by for a look at Mary’s beautiful hand crafted artwork!

#handmade #carvingwood #folkart #nyfolklore #exhibition #art
... See MoreSee Less

Our special retrospective exhibit of Mary Michael Shelley’s artwork opened on Friday, October 4th at the New York Folklore gallery at 129 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY.

Light refreshments, including wines and apple cider, were served and @folkartmaryartist was present to demonstrate her carving technique and field questions from the reception patrons.

The fifteen-piece exhibit chronicles Mary’s hand carved and painted wood panels over the past 30 years and will be on display at our gallery at 129 Jay Street until early January, 2020.

Stop by for a look at Mary’s beautiful hand crafted artwork!

#handmade #carvingwood #folkart #nyfolklore #exhibition #art
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