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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.


For a current statement by New York Folklore on Equity and Inclusion, follow this link:

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


2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Labor of Mourning :  September 7th-September 11th


Naming the Lost Memorials invites your participation in a

Labor of Mourning

September 7th-September 11th

A nationwide week of memorial-making to name, remember, and honor

nearly  200, 000 essential Americans lost to Covid-19…

Join Us!    For more information and to sign up, visit the website:

New York Folklore will be hosting a memorial outside of our offices on 129 Jay Street, Schenectady.

Please come and add your remembrances!

2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Mark Swanberry – Inspiration in Nature


When: Opens Sunday, January 26, 2020  through September, 2020.

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

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Myra Bailey

In search for casset tapes of Bill Smith of the Adirondack stories and songs ... See MoreSee Less

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Long Island Traditions partners with East Meadow Public Library in presenting the great Luis Cordero on October 22, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Don't miss this amazing performance!
Register here for the free virtual showing:
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