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

2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

NYF 75th Anniversary Celebration

When: Saturday, November 16th

Where: Bethany Arts Community, Ossining, NY

 

2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Chinese Paper Cutting Workshop

When: Saturday, September 28th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: New York Folklore, 129 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY

 

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Some photos from this weeks/'programs at the Erie Canal Museum as part of the Water/Ways Traveling exhibit - a program of the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street. The traveling exhibition is a program brought by support by the Museum Association of New York. Folk Arts Programming in six locations are supported by New York Folklore, through grants from NYSCA via the Regional Economic Development Council and Governor Andrew Cuomo and the National Endowment for the Arts. The program on Saturday, 8/1, was focused on the Haudenosaunee Water Drum with maker Adrian John and music and dance presentations by Chris Thomas and his Smoke Dancers. The August 6th performance focused on the importance of water to Syria and the Middle East. #Wateways #MANY #Museumonmainstreet ... See MoreSee Less

Some photos from this weeks/programs at the Erie Canal Museum as part of the Water/Ways Traveling exhibit - a program of the Smithsonians Museum on Main Street. The traveling exhibition is a program brought by support by the Museum Association of New  York. Folk Arts Programming in six locations are supported by New York Folklore, through grants from NYSCA via the Regional Economic Development Council and Governor Andrew Cuomo and the National Endowment for the Arts.  The program on Saturday, 8/1, was focused on the Haudenosaunee Water Drum with maker Adrian John and music and dance presentations by Chris Thomas and his Smoke Dancers.  The August 6th performance focused on the importance of water to Syria and the Middle East. #Wateways #MANY #Museumonmainstreet
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