Event Start Date : Nov 08, 2019
Event End Date : Nov 09, 2019
Join us for Smithsonian Food History Weekend!
Friday and Saturday, join us for free activities for visitors of all ages, including hands-on learning opportunities and cooking demos featuring leading chefs, local organizations, experts, museum curators, entrepreneurs, and more. Check out:
- Cooking Up History
- Rarely-Seen Objects Out of Storage
- Hands On Cooking Activities
- Book Signings
- and more!
This year center's theme is "Power Through Food," focusing on the role of food in creating community and economic viability among migrants and refugees in different parts of the country. Several past award recipients will participate in the weekend events:
- Jacques PĂ©pin
- Rick Bayless
- Danny Meyer
- Mary Sue Milliken
Plus, Friday evening is dedicated to all things beer as the museum hosts Last Call: Brewing History After Hours. This ticketed event featuring food, tastings, and conversations about the complex history of American brewing. (Evening event recommended for 21+ audience.) RSVP now to be the first to know when Last Call tickets go on sale!
Major support for Smithsonian Food History Weekend is provided by the Brewers Association, John Deere, The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts, Smithsonian American Womenâ€™s History Initiative, and Wegmans.
Last Call is generously supported by the Brewers Association.
Cooking Up History is made possible by Wegmans and Sur La Table.
Leadership support for FOOD: Transforming the American Table is made possible by Warren and Barbara Winiarski â”‚ Winiarski Family Foundation, the Brewers Association, Land Oâ€™Lakes Foundation, and The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.
Food and agriculture programs are supported by John Deere.
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Date And Time
Fri, Nov 8, 2019, 11:00 AM â€“
Sat, Nov 9, 2019, 6:30 PM EST
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20013