Event — Smithsonian National Museum of American History

American History (After Hours): FOOD in the Garden – Fermentation Nation

Where: American History Museum | Outside terrace, 2 West

Constitution Ave NW between 12th & 14th Streets, Washington, DC

When: Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Details: American History (After Hours) is a regular evening series at the National Museum of American History. Enjoy evenings of food, drinks, and dynamic conversation that connect you with the past to make sense of the present and shape the future. Cheers to history!

Join us outdoors in the museum’s newest garden space this summer for evenings of food, drinks, and dynamic conversation. On August 17 we will dive into the long (and tasty) influence of fermentation in American culinary history. From beer and wine, to pickling and preserving, how have Americans used this chemical reaction to a delicious advantage throughout history? The evening will feature a panel discussion with experts and historians and an interactive reception with:

  • Custom cocktails courtesy of New Columbia Distillers
  • Craft brews from Right Proper Brewery
  • Tours of Common Ground: Our American Garden with Smithsonian Gardens
  • Interactive activities with Smithsonian Gardens
  • Objects on Display from the Museum’s Medical and Science Division
  • And more to be announced soon on http://s.si.edu/AfterHours

Tickets are available here.

Cost: $40 tickets include a plate of food and drink pairings.

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