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   NEW YORK TRADITIONS

    The Gallery of New York Folk Art
inside the gallery129 Jay St.
Schenectady
518/346-7008

HOURS: MON-SAT 10-3:30; SUN hours (MAY-OCT) 10 a.m.-2 p.m.;
or by appt.

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NEW YORK TRADITIONS

Inside the Gallery of New York Folk Art

129 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY ♦ 518/346-7008


Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Sunday hours (May-October) 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (in conjunction with the Schenectady Greenmarket outside City Hall); or by Appointment

*******Special Gallery hours for your shopping convenience on Sundays:*******
       December 1, 8, 15, and 22, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Come inside and have a look around!


READ about GALLERY ARTISTS.

FIND OUT about our ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS and PAST EXHIBITIONS at the Gallery.

Santa in Gallery window YOU ARE INVITED! This holiday season, the New York Folklore Society once again featured THE MARIONETTES of THOM BATTREAL at NYFS’s Folk Arts Gallery. We invited everyone to meet the artist during Downtown Schnectady’s Holiday Open House: December 7, 2013, Noon to 5 p.m.
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Yule Log Tasting Party and Folk “POP UP” Gallery Shop! To benefit NYFS
Enjoy festive foods—including a Yule Log—and beautiful handmade folk art from communities in New York State. See wonderful traditional pieces made in NYS and meet and greet friends and colleagues who share a passion for traditional culture. Bring a friend to this free members’ event to introduce to the New York Folklore Society!
Tuesday, December 17, 2013, from 5:30-8:00 p.m.
The new headquarters of
City Lore at 56 East 1st St., New York, NY
RSVP to nyfs@nyfolklore.org or phone 518/346-7008


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Holidays on Jay Street
Our Gallery and its manager, Laurie Longfield, starred in Greg Millett’s video from December 2012. (starting at 1:33):


snowflake
Let It Snow!
NYFS invites you to help us decorate the Gallery with snowflakes.
Please donate $5 this season to NYFS, and we will hang your snowflake from Thanksgiving to the New Year. Thanks for your support! READ more.

Trader Joe's raffleStop by the NYFS Gallery to Buy a Raffle Ticket! Raffle tickets are $1.00 each. The winner then visits the Wolf Road (Albany) Trader Joe’s for a gift card (at least $25, up to $100). Our raffle runs through December 24.

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For a closer look at some of the unique handmade items for sale in the Gallery and information about the artists who created them, click on any of the photos below. If you are interested in purchasing any of these type of items, or even if you are looking for something else that you don’t see here, we invite you to call our office at 518/346-7008 for information about availability and pricing.
woodcock toy truck quilt
canes stone book with mirror carved cross

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