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The Art, History and Science of Food

~~~~~~~~~~~~~PAST 2010 EVENTS~~~~~~~~~~~~~

MAY-JUNE 2010
Sunday, May 16 -- Jayne Cohen author of Jewish Holiday Cooking, National Yiddish Book Center at 2pm

Sunday, June 13 -- Matthew Goodman author's talk, National Yiddish Book Center at 2pm

JULY 2010

Friday, July 9 -- Second Friday activities and Luscious: Painting by Emily Eveleth opening at the Smith College Museum of Art (4-8pm). Includes a conversation with the Artist and the Curator at 6pm in the Sacerdote Gallery of the Museum.

Monday, July 12 -- Hungry Hearts film screening, National Yiddish Book Center at 10am

Monday, July 12 -- Rabbi Strassfeld, co-editor of The Jewish Catalogs, explores his collection of Jewish food signs, menus, advertisements, and packaging. National Yiddish Book Center at 3pm

Wednesday, July 14 -- The films California Shmeer and Gefilte Fish show how Jewish food play a central role in the American culinary experience. National Yiddish Book Center at 10am

Thursday, July 22 -- Steven Stoll, a Visiting Associate Professor of History at Fordham University, will deliver a lecture titled Bananas From Boston: The Transformation of the New England Landscape, Historic Deerfield in the Bartels Seminar Room at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life at 7:30 pm (free and open to the public). Sponsored by Bank of America. For more information, please call 413-775-7214.

AUGUST 2010
Saturday, August 21 -- Opening of the exhibition Dinner is Served!: Dining and the Decorative Arts in Early America at Historic Deerfield. Adults $12.00, Youths (age 6 to 17) $5, Children (under 6) Free. Also enjoy Tea and a Tour with a visit to the Deerfield Inn.

SEPTEMBER 2010

Friday, September 10 -- Second Friday of Art (4 to 8 p.m.) Luscious: Painting by Emily Eveleth and a gallery talk by the artist at 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 12 -- What's cooking at the Mead? A Taste of Europe, Mead Art Museum at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, September 15 -- The Politics of Food exhibition opening at the Hampshire College Art Gallery with a talk by Nancy Hanson, farmer and manager of Hampshire’s CSA, at 3 p.m. and a reception from 4 to 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 16 -- The Philosophy of wine, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, September 24 -- Sugar: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons exhibition opening, Smith College Museums of Art

Friday, September 24 – Taste the View at CISA’s celebration of local farms and produce

Saturday, September 25 -- “Art has a ‘Palate’”: The Dickinsons and Dining exhibition opening, Emily Dickinson Museum

Saturday, September 25 -- "Put down the apple, Adam": The Dickinsons' apples and figs, Emily Dickinson Museum from 10am to noon and Emily Dickinson Baking Contest from 2 to 4 p.m.

Saturday, September 25 -- Historic Deerfield activities include What's cooking? Open hearth cooking demonstrations (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Honey Harvest family program (12 to 4 p.m.) and Tea and a Tour - Special Event (2 to 4 p.m.)

Sunday, September 26 -- Honey Harvest family program at Historic Deerfield from 12 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, September 26 -- What's cooking at the Mead? Contemporary Tastes: Local Food, Global Art, Mead Art Museum at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 28 – The New Afro-Cuban Cultural Movement and the Debate on Race in Contemporary Cuba lecture by Alejandro de la Fuente, Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies, University of Pittsburgh and the featured essayist in the Sugar exhibition catalogue, Graham Hall, Smith College, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 30 – Mondovino, documentary film on the impact of globalization on the world's wine regions, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, 7:30 p.m.

OCTOBER 2010

Saturday, October 2 -- The Place of Taste: An Exploration of Food, Culture, and Community at Williams College for the 10th anniversary of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture.

Saturday, October 2 -- Historic Deerfield activities include What's cooking? Open hearth cooking demonstrations (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities (12:30 to 4 p.m.)

Sunday, October 3 -- Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities, Historic Deerfield 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Monday, October 4 -- Author Rowan Jacobsen reads from American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields, Odyssey Bookshop

Tuesday, October 5 -- Movable Feast and Panel Discussion at Food for Thought Books in Amherst, 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 6 -- Eat the Sky: The Climate Crisis and the Future of Food, Anna Lappe, author of Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It, Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 8 -- Second Friday at Smith College Museum of Art (4 to 8 p.m.) will feature Sugar: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons.

Saturday, October 9 to Monday October 11 -- Paradise City Arts Festival, Northampton

Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10 -- Historic Deerfield activities include What's cooking? Open hearth cooking demonstrations (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities (12:30 to 4 p.m.) and Colonial Tavern Night - Special Event on Saturday, October 9.

Sunday, October 10 -- What's cooking at the Mead? Not only Vodka: Russia’s Artistic and Culinary Spirit, Mead Art Museum at 4 p.m.

Thursday, October 14 -- Wine Tasting and Wine and Spirit: Rituals, Remedies, and Revelry Gallery Tour ($25/reservations required), Mount Holyoke College Art Museum from 6 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 16 -- Foodplay - award winning theater show, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art at 1 p.m.

Saturday, October 16 -- Historic Deerfield activities include What's cooking? Open hearth cooking demonstrations (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities (12:30 to 4 p.m.)


Sunday, October 17 -- Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities, Historic Deerfield 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, October 17– Author Lynne C. Anderson reads from Breaking bread: Recipes and Stories from Immigrant Kitchens, Odyssey Bookshop at 3 p.m.

Thursday, October 21 -- Wine, life, and death, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum at 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 23 -- Historic Deerfield activities include What's cooking? Open hearth cooking demonstrations (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities (12:30 to 4 p.m.)

Sunday, October 24 -- Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities, Historic Deerfield 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, October 24 -- Food for the Soul: Traditions in African Art, Mead Art Museum at 4 p.m.

Saturday, October 30 -- Historic Deerfield activities include What's cooking? Open hearth cooking demonstrations (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Pots, Pans and Porridge: Children in the Colonial Kitchen - Family Activities (12:30 to 4 p.m.)

Sunday, October 31 -- What's cooking? Open hearth cooking demonstrations, Historic Deerfield 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER 2010

Monday, November 1 -- WGBY and Table for 10 present The French Connection: A Gala Tribute to Julia Child and Charlotte Turgeon, Hotel Northampton

Wednesday, November 3 -- Northampton Chamber of Commerce Arrive at Five sponsored by Table for 10, Smith College Museum of Art at 5 p.m.

Thursday, November 4 --Museums10 hosts New England Museum Association Annual Conference members at two seperate events: a Progressive Dinner at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and a Progressive Dinner at Amherst College Museums (Mead Art Museum, Amherst College Natural History Museum and Emily Dickinson Museum).

 

Saturday, November 6 -- Family Day at Smith College Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, November 6 -- New! Cooking with The American Frugal Housewife - Demonstrations, Historic Deerfield from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 7 -- A Prickly Art: Homemaking in the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson Museum at 2 p.m.

Sunday, November 7 -- What's cooking at the Mead? American Traditions, Mead Art Museum at 4 p.m.

Thursday, November 11 & Friday November 12 -- Artist Residency/Public Programs: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons at Smith College

Thursday, November 11 -- Artist Margia Magdalena Campos-Pons will lecture on The Making of Sugar/Bittersweet Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall, Smith College from 5 to 6 p.m.

Friday, November 12 -- Second Friday at Smith College Museum of Art (4 to 8 p.m.) will feature Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons in “They told me that …“ a new performance art piece at 6 p.m.

Saturday, November 13 -- Pies - Open Hearth Cooking Class and Tea and a Tour - Special Event at Historic Deerfield. Pre-registration required. 

Sunday, November 14 -- Latke Breakfast with Lisa Brown who reads from her book The Lake That Couldn’t Stop Screaming.  The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art from 9 a.m. to noon.

Saturday, November 20 -- A Thanksgiving Menu - Open Hearth Cooking Class at Historic Deerfield. Pre-registration required. 

Sunday, November 21 -- What's cooking at the Mead? Art of the Ancient Mediterranean, Mead Art Museum at 4 p.m.

CANCELLED November 29 to December 5 – Restaurant week in Northampton

Sugar & Spice: The Land of Gingerbread (November 26-January 2, 2011) Changing Exhibit Gallery, Second Floor, Springfield Science Museum

DECEMBER 2010

Thursday, December 2 -- Film screening and moderated discussion: “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North” (2008, documentary) in connection with Sugar: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons,  Stoddard Auditorium, Smith College, 7 to 9 p.m.

Saturday, December 4 -- Cookies - Open Hearth Cooking Class
at Historic Deerfield. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, December 9 -- Fourth Annual Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration.

Friday, December 10 -- Second Friday at Smith College Museum of Art from 4 to 8 p.m. 

Saturday, December 11 -- Bake Kettle Basics - Open Hearth Cooking Class at Historic Deerfield. Pre-registration required.

 

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