Tour 8: Archiving Taste: A Tour of the Food History Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Friday, January 5, 2018: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
(Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, SC Johnson Center)

Tour leader: Paula Johnson, National Museum of American History; Ashley Rose Young, National Museum of American History; and Robert Horton, National Museum of American History

This curator-led tour accompanies session 84, “Archiving Taste: A Roundtable on Food History at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.” After a break during which participants may purchase lunch at the museum café, the group will convene for a tour of the NMAH Archives Center’s food history collections and the exhibition, FOOD: Transforming the American Table. The tour will conclude with a cooking demonstration led by historian Ashley Rose Young in the museum’s new professional kitchen on the Coulter performance plaza.

Please note: Attendees will travel on their own and meet at the museum, outside SC Johnson Center. The museum is a 5-minute walk from the Federal Triangle Metro station.

Limit 30 people. $20 members, $25 nonmembers

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