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The Art of Dining Public Tour
September 7, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
One event on October 5, 2019 at 2:00pm
One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00pm
One event on December 7, 2019 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, September 7, 2-3 pm
Next dates: Saturday, October 5, 2-3 pm, Saturday, November 2, 2-3 pm and Saturday, December 7, 2-3 pm
Mint Museum Randolph
Free for Mint Members. Registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay for their general admission.