Washington, D.C.

FOOD: Our Global Kitchen

  • Date
    October 16, 2014 – February 22, 2015
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Exhibition included in Museum Admission; Adults - $11; Members/Military/Seniors (Over 62)/Students/Groups (25+) - $9; Children (Ages 5-12) - $7; Local School & Youth Groups (18 and Under) – Free

Past Event

Photo: Food: Our Global Kitchen
Enjoy seasonal tastings, cook a virtual meal, and take a journey from farm to fork in this appetizing exhibit.
Photo: Test Kitchen

Experience daily tastings in the Test Kitchen.

Photograph © AMNH/D. Finnin

Explore the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork. In sections devoted to growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting, and celebrating, the exhibition illuminates how our world eats and the future of food.

With opportunities to taste seasonal treats in the working kitchen, cook a virtual meal, see rare artifacts, and peek into the dining rooms of famous figures throughout history, visitors will examine the intersection of food, nature, culture, health, and history—and consider some of the most challenging issues of our time.

Exhibit tours may be available upon request; free with Museum admission.


This exhibition is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (www.amnh.org).


Experience the Test Kitchen!
Presented with Whole Foods Market, the Test Kitchen inside the exhibition will feature seasonal treats, samplings, and demonstrations, daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The theme of the kitchen will change every two weeks.

October 16–26: Apples

Oct 27-Nov 9: Squash, Pumpkins, Gourds, and Treats

November 10–23: Seasonal Root Vegetables

November 24-December 7: Thanksgiving

December 8–21: Global Holiday Celebrations

January 5–18: New Year Resolutions

January 19-February 1: Soups and Stews

February 2–15: Chocolate

February 16–22: Spice of Life






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Event Sponsors

  • Sponsor

    Whole Foods
  • Media Partner

    WAMU-FM
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