Enter the tasty world of textiles highlighting food motifs found in the theatrical and political costumes of Dramatic Threads: Textiles of Asia. Highlights include cooking demos, live entertainment, artmaking activities, guided tours, and more. Light refreshments will be served.
- Experience physical and intellectual sustenance in live Indian and Tibetan cooking demos inspired by foods found in the exhibition.
- Attempt to master the art of making sushi in a speed course.
- Food motifs, textiles and live dancers from Bollywood Funk NYC come together during “The Tasty Threads Show.”
- Discover the foodie in you during a Bazi reading (a type of astrology related to feng shui) reading connecting your personal chart with food motif textiles on display.
- Program also includes MakerSPACE Drop-ins; gallery tours; planetarium shows; and more.
- Plus, at 2 pm join us for the Kevin Shanley Annual Tibetan Art Lecture: Taste Tibet. Experience a feast for the mind through lectures on Tibetan cuisine with references to the Museum’s Tibetan art collection led by Dawa Bhuti, chef and co-owner of Dawa’s restaurant and Joe DiStefano, Queens-based food writer and culinary tour guide. Following the lectures are a brief moderated discussion and Tibetan cooking demo led by Chef Bhuti. Moderated by Katherine Anne Paul, PhD, Curator, Arts of Asia, Newark Museum.
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