Lowell Lecture

Curated Conversations: Chocolate: Origins and Journey

Date & Time

April 21, 2019 at 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Laura Ziman, food historian

Presenting Organization

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Arts

Trace the origins of cacao with food historian, Laura Ziman, beginning in the Mesoamerican galleries where you can see how cacao was used in special ways. Then observe how Europeans changed the way chocolate was consumed. View artifacts in the Colonial Silver collection made just for drinking chocolate and end with a discussion of chocolate today.