The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Join me for this annual class!
Explore the history and traditions of English tea from the 17th through 19th centuries through paintings and decorative arts in the Huntington’s collection before preparing and enjoying a traditional afternoon tea complete with finger sandwiches, scones, clotted cream and jam. ($85 members; $100 non-members)
registration info to follow
image: The Gascoigne Family, Francis Hayman, British, 1740, oil on canvas, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Saturday 8/15 from 10:30am to 1:30pm; repeats Sunday 8/16 from 10:30am to 1:30pm
LACMA and ArtBites Pop-up
Participate in a conversation of Indian art and food history while exploring LACMA’s collection of Indian art before heading to the ArtBites Pop-up Kitchen (a 3-minute drive from the museum) to prepare and enjoy a delicious and exotic meal.
Menu may include:
Chicken Tikka Masala
Ages 7 to 12. Class is limited to 6 children and one accompanying adult per child. No drop off.
($80 includes museum admission for the child and accompanying adult, tour, ingredients and recipes. Museum parking is not included.)
Please note that though this class meets at LACMA it is not LACMA organized.
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