Food History Weekend: The Festival
Food History Weekend: The Festival
WhenFriday, November 8, 2019
CategoriesCelebrations, Culinary Arts, Demonstrations, Kids & Families, Lectures & Discussions, Shopping/Book Signing, Workshops
SponsorAmerican History Museum
VenueAmerican History Museum
Event LocationSmithsonian National Museum of American History
CostFree with some ticketed events
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The Food History Festival is two free days of hands-on learning, live demonstrations, talks, and stories exploring how women are building, saving, and empowering communities through food. Talented chefs, local organizations, experts, museum curators, entrepreneurs, and more will be on hand to spark conversation, lead activities, and dig into food history with museum visitors of all ages. Programs include:

  • Hands-on cooking activities: Explore the concept of “food in a pocket” across cultures and learn how to make jiaozi, empanadas, and pierogies. The activity will be led by a culinary expert in their field and regional culture.
  • Rarely seen objects out of storage
  • The Kids Table…
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