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Help Sustain the New York Folklore Society

There’s more than one way to support the New York Folklore Society!

Individuals can join the Society at one of three levels: BASIC, STUDENT or SENIOR, or HAROLD THOMPSON CIRCLE Memberships. Organizations can join at two levels: SUBSCRIBER or PARTNER. All members receive a subscription to our member magazine, Voices: The Journal of New York Folklore (2 issues); discounts on NYFS publications, and become a part of a community that supports traditional cultures and folklore in New York State.

Please Join Us!

Send a tax-deductible donation directly
to the New York Folklore Society.

The New York Folklore Society needs your support to help us to remain fiscally sound. We are committed to providing services that respect the dignity of the individuals and cultural communities which we serve. We value the rights and needs of all New Yorkers to express and practice their artistic and cultural traditions. We fulfill our mission through publishing Voices: The Journal of New York Folklore, through the NYSCA Mentoring and Professional Development for the Traditional Arts – A Partnership with the New York Folklore Society, through our community programming, and through our many and varied conferences and gatherings. We need your tax-deductible SUPPORT today!

Shop at the NYFS GalleryWe have CDs, books, and handmade objects—all made in New York State and sold by consignment. Along with selling affordable traditional art, the gallery also hosts demonstrations by the artists of their artistic traditions, from various cultural communities around New York State. Visit our Gallery in Schenectady, at 129 Jay Street, in Schenectady, or shop online.

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We appreciate your support!

You can help the sustain New York Folklore Society. Your gift in any amount supports the following:

NEW YORK FOLKLORE SOCIETY ♦ 129 Jay Street ♦ Schenectady, NY 12305 ♦ 518.346.7008 ♦ Fax 518.346.6617 ♦ nyfs@nyfolklore.org