Saturdays, November 2, December 7, January 11, March 1, and April 26; 2 pm
Throughout American history, diets have changed dramatically during wartime. In honor of our exhibition Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the American Civil War, we will explore the eating habits of soldiers and civilians in Civil War America. Participants will cook their own treat from the times.
Ages 8 and up, $16 per child ($10 per Member child). Accompanying adults pay Museum admission only: To purchase tickets to this individual program, please click here.
Special offer: Purchase tickets to all four remaining programs (December 7, January 11, March 1, and April 26) and get free child tickets to the fourth program. To receive this discount, you must purchase all tickets over the phone by calling 646-293-9922. Offer expires Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 4:00 pm.
ABOUT SARAH LOHMAN
Sarah Lohman is an "historic gastronomist" featured on William Grimes' show Appetite City (NYC life, channel 25). Find episodes here. She is currently an educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and develops food-based programs for cultural institutions around New York City. Visit her blog on the history of food at www.fourpoundsflour.com
ABOUT AT THE KIDS’ TABLE
This is a series of five deep-dive, family programs on New York City's food history inspired by N-YHS collections. In each two-hour program, families learn about historical food traditions and then cook from historical recipes, often using kitchen tools from the past. Sign up for one or all programs in the series!