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Africans in America and Antiquity


The exhibition chronicles the history and culture of people of African descent in the Mid-Hudson Valley of New York State, showcasing recent triumphs and enduring struggles. It also reveals the legacy of a people who were forcibly brought to this land and highlights the cultural artifacts they carried with them. The exhibition also features a collection of instruments and elements used in various ceremonies and events such as life's milestones, religious worship, and work-related activities. During Path Through History weekend, join us for special guided tours of the exhibit. This season-long exhibit was created by Transart & Cultural Services, Inc.

The Matthewis Persen House
  • 74 John St
  • Kingston, NY 12401