The Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History opened its new gallery space in 2018. Our gallery is the only space in Kingston devoted to the history of the Rondout neighborhood and the immigrant stories of the Hudson Valley, past and present.

 

Outdoor Exhibits


Braiding Bread & Traditions

Currently on view in the Reher Center windows, this exhibit features mouthwatering photographs by renowned local photographer Aaron Rezny spotlighting local Rondout Rolls by Rosie General, Filipino Ensaymada by Lamissa Events LLC., and Guatemalan Pan Dulce by Super Pan Panadería Hispana.

Sponsored by former Congregation Ahavath Israel. This exhibit is funded in part by a Humanities New York SHARP Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal American Rescue Plan Act.

Photo by Aaron Rezny.


A People’s History of Kingston’s Rondout Neighborhood

Gain a new perspective on Kingston history by following the story of the Rondout from the 17th century to today.

Panel exhibit permanently on view on the outdoor wall of the Reher Center along Spring Street.

 

Funded in Part by the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.

Digital Exhibits

Sewing In Kingston, a digital companion to the exhibition

Past Exhibits

Stitched Together - 2021
The Spaces Between - 2019
Immigrant Stories & Refuge or Refusal - 2019
Life Above the Store - 2018
The Story Continues - 2018
Rondout Revisited - 2018