Event — Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Chocolate Talk and Book Signing with Historian Libby O’Connell

Where: Smithsonian National Museum of American History

14th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001

When: Friday, February 12, 2016, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Details: How did heart-shaped chocolates become a Valentine’s Day staple? Join us for a special presentation on the history of chocolate with author and historian Libby O’Connell. Learn more about the origins and rise of chocolate from a colonial drink to king of the candy aisle. After the talk, Libby will sign copies of her book, “The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites,” also available for purchase.

Cost: Free

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