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The Art of Dining Public Tour
December 7 @ 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2020
One event on May 9, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ever wonder why tea leaves were once kept in locked caddies? Or why a citrus on the table indicated wealth? Learn these answers and much more in a new 60-minute Art of Dining tour. This tour through the Portals to the Past: British Ceramics exhibition, the museum’s noted collection of late 17th through early 19th century ceramics, will highlight Georgian- and Regency-era seating etiquette, food preparation, and dining customs. Tour guides will ‘set the table’ for conversations about the design, production and use of selected pieces.
Saturday, 2-3 pm
Mint Museum Randolph
Free for Mint Members. Registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay for their general admission.