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Morris-Jumel Mansion

Lecture – Foodies of the Past: 19th-Century Food Culture

  • As the wealth of the nation grew, so did interest in fine food. In “Foodies of the Past,” MJM Assistant Curator and food historian Kelsey Brow will discuss the 19th-century democratization of food culture and the emer- gence of the “foodie.” Tastings—and kale!— will be included.

    Admission: $15, $10 members/students. Advanced registration is required. 

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A Jane Austen Afternoon

 

  • Celebrate the week of Jane Austen’s 240th birthday with Regency dancing at Manhattan’s oldest home, the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion! Join us for English country dances and cotillions from the 1780s to 1810s with dance historian Susan de Guardiola.  Light refreshments will be served. Period costume of the late 18th or early 19th century is encouraged and admired (but not required).  Admission is $25. Space is limited, so advanced registration is strongly suggested. To RSVP, call 212-923-8008 or email visitorservices@morrisjumel.org.

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from Flavorpill nyc events: http://flavorpill.com/nyc/event/other/obscura-day

Sat May 30
Times vary by location

$5.00 – $100.00

Editor’s Note
For this day celebrating urban exploration, sites across New York host special events and expeditions for the curious. Each event is independent but all share a spirit of adventure. Sunshine Laundromat sets its beloved pinball machines on free play. A cruise takes passengers around the forgotten penal islands of NYC. History buffs guide a walking tour of what remains of Gilded Age Manhattan. The oldest house in Manhattan opens its doors. And that’s just half the menu.
Zoë Leverant

 

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