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Becoming America

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Becoming America

Saturday 8/17 from 9:00am to 12:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Join Maite and explore the evolution of American art while viewing pieces from the Huntington’s Fielding Collection, which offers a rare opportunity to explore early American history through objects made for daily use and through images of the everyday people who used them. After visiting the galleries, return to the kitchen to prepare a seasonal meal inspired by historic American cookbooks. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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image: Still Life with a Basket of Fruit, Flowers and Cornucopia, Joseph Proctor (attributed, active, 1860), 19th century, oil on canvas, Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen, courtesy of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.