Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture
Exhibition features tasting kitchen, Aztec market and more.
This comprehensive exhibition on the subject of food features rare artifacts, video experiences and interactives that explore the intersection of food, nature, history and human culture. Visitors can see original Sumerian, Pre-Columbian and Moche artifacts, dioramas depicting farming methods around the world, and a unique vertical garden that sustains plant life without soil.
In Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, visitors can travel to Tenochtitlán in 1519 and experience the sights and sounds of an Aztec marketplace, cook virtual dishes from around the word, and peek into the dining rooms of famous people, such as the Mongolian ruler Kublai Khan and British author Jane Austen. The Whole Foods Market Tasting Kitchen will offer live demonstrations, programs and tastings on March 12 and other select Saturdays with different themes each month, and will highlight the area's top chefs, farmers and authors. Check out the calendar for details.
Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture education programs and the tasting kitchen are sponsored by Whole Foods Market. Support for the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and education programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation. The exhibition is organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York. It will be on view through July 24, 2016.
Exhibition offers chance to experience food, from farm to fork
March 04, 2016 (Austin, Texas) -- Just in time for spring break in Texas, the Bullock Texas State History Museum will open Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, a comprehensive exhibition on the subject of food, its cultural meaning, and the complex systems that bring it from farm to fork. The 7,000-sqare-foot exhibition opens March 12, 2016 and features rare artifacts, video experiences and interactives that explore the intersection of food, nature, history and human culture. A full week of spring break activities are planned, including daily drop-in programs that are free with admission to the Bullock Museum's newest exhibition. View Press Release